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Aletta Rochat Region Advisor Visits District 71


Aletta Rochat DTM (Region Advisor for  Europe, Middle East and Africa) is visiting District 71 to support our clubs and members and to promote Toastmasters.  She is a professional speaker, trainer and author.   Aletta will be speaking at a variety of events in Ireland & Scotland.

Aletta lives in Cape Town, South Africa and is the author of ‘The Wedding Speaker’s Guide’, a guide to make sure that Wedding Speakers are remembered – for all the right reasons! She is a Distinguished Toastmaster.   As Region Advisor, Rochat is a working ambassador of Toastmasters International.

Karen O’Donnell, our District PR Manager has liaised with various groups & Division S Leadership Team to bring you the following events:- Read More

May Conference Details


Be sure to check this site for full details on the May Conference.

Hall of Fame

At the recent November Conference in Dublin, a large number of members were recognised for their achievements over the past year.  The following people received top awards

  • John Kendall – Area Director of the Year (Area 20)
  • Constance Turner – Division Director of the Year (Division G)
  • Karen O’Donnell – Toastmaster of the Year (Dublin 18 Toastmasters)

Call for Nominations is Open

Serving as a District Leader is a great responsibility, but an exciting opportunity to further develop your communication and leadership skills.  The District Leadership Committee (DLC) is seeking Nominations for the roles by 15th December 2016:

  • District Director
  • Program Quality Director
  • Club Growth Director
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Division Director (for Divisions A, B, C, D, E, F, G, M and S)

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Reminder 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.  If Presidents and VPEs are unable to attend, please ensure you assign a proxy to another member of your club, using this form

October Newsletter

Take a look at our October-newsletter .  Edited by Division B Director, Patricia O’Connell.


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