District 71 - UK & Ireland

Welcome to District 71. District 71 is a strong, proud district constituted in 1972. Currently, our District is made up of over 180 clubs and 4,300 members and spans across Ireland, Scotland, Northern Wales, Northern England, Midlands, and East of England Find out where our clubs are, about the big events that go on throughout the year, who makes up your district leadership team and the diary of events for the year.

  • Michael Collins, Kevin Lee, Red Skelton

    Michael Collins, Kevin Lee, Red Skelton

  • Have you booked the Autumn Conference?

    Have you booked the Autumn Conference?

Latest News

Latest News

Find out the latest happenings in District 71
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Find out about all the important upcoming events
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Find a club.

Find a club.

Find a local club? Why not visit a club while on holidays?
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District Team

District Team

What does the D71 District Leadership team look like?
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Attracting New Members to your Club

groupHere are some tips which may assist in you attracting new members to your club.

Check out club-pr-attract-new-members

International Speech Contest District Finalists 2016


In May 2016, We held our District Speech Contest in Limerick and we witnessed 9 amazing speeches.

Here are each of those speeches:-

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September 2016 Newsletter


Our Division Directors are ‘spear-heading’ our Newsletters for this Toastmasters year.

Division M Director, Peter Redmond has gathered many articles from various District 71 members in our September newsletter.  Do check this out.  sept-16-newsletter

Where the ‘gift of the gab’ gets competitive

CfjhrbTWEAQED9MThe Irish World published an article on Toastmasters & our Champion Simon Scriver- the-irish-world-simon-scriver

Renewals Deadline is Sept 30th

Membership renewals deadline is September 30th.  Note there is no longer any grace period.  To ensure you are eligible to partake in the Humorous Speech or Table Topics Contest, you must be a fully paid up member by the date of the contest.  The club must also have a minimum of 8 active (paid up) members.   To learn more about the Speech Contest be sure to check out http://d71toastmasters.org/contests/

Notification of District Council Meeting

The Autumn District Council meeting will take place in the Regency Hotel, Dublin on Saturday 12th November at 11.15am.  This meeting will take place in conjunction with the District Conference.  The District council – which includes district leaders, club presidents and vice presidents education – serves as the administrative governing body of the district.  See Policy and Protocol, Protocol 7.1: District Events, 5. District Council Meetings for details on how business is conducted in this meeting. Click here to access the TI International Policies and Procedures.

District History 1935-2014

Ireland UK Map 2Read about the history of District 71 UK and Ireland

from 1935-2014 until the District reformed into

District 71 and District 91

District Newsletter – August 2016


What has been happening in our District?

Read all about it in our August 2016 newsletter.

STOP PRESS World Championship of Public Speaking


Simon Scriver who will be representing District 71 at the semi-finals of the World Champion of Public Speaking in Washington DC on Thursday 18th August and finals will take place on Saturday 20th August.  Click here To read our recent World Championship of Public Speaking release 12 Aug 2016.


Capture the electric atmosphere at one of  following hubs which will be LIVE STREAMING these contests. Dublin Club in Buswells Hotel, Dublin 2 – To purchase your ticket through eventbrite for just 10euro  click on http://bit.ly/2arVyHt.

Thursday contest also being shown by Tralee Toastmasters.  Make your way to IT Tralee for 6:30 entrance fee 5euro.



Interview with Simon Scriver

Simon Scriver with Karen O'DonnellSimon Scriver is representing District 71 in the International Speech Contest, in Washington, August 2016.  Click here to view – Interview with Simon Scriver.