Archives for MichaelC

Competition Winners

folderThe answers to the recent competition and winners of this padfolio are listed below.  Thanks to all that entered.  Do check back regularly to this website for more fantastic competitions.

David Banfro, Hertfordshire Speakers Club

Sandra Losty, Lucan Toastmasters

Margaret O’Donoghue, West Cork Toastmasters

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Competition Time

folderHow would you fancy getting your hands on an Executive Calculator Padfolio?   Item 6817 in the TI store.

The District is giving away 3 of these folders.  To be in with a chance of winning simply answer a few questions.  All the answers are available on this website.  Hint …. use the keyword search feature …


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Dubhlinn Wildcard Workshops Open

speaker-keynoteDo you have an idea for a great workshop?

Do you have what it takes to speak on the District stage?

The application process is now open.  Click Dubhlinn Workshop Application to apply.  Closing date is August 5th.

Congratulations …. Select Distinguished

Under the leadership of 2015/2016 District Director Kevin Lee, District 71 has achieved Select Distinguished status.  This is a massive achievement and it means that even more members are benefiting from the Toastmasters program.  See the numbers that make up this achievement.

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District Autumn Conference


Ensure your contact details are up to date

Are you getting regular emails from the District Leadership Team?

  • Updates from Kevin Lee
  • Monthly Educational Updates
  • Newsletters and various other correspondence

Be sure that your email address is up to date by logging on to and check “My Account”

D71 Speech and Evaluation Contest Results

International Speech Contest

  • 1st – Simon Scriver  – “Nuggets of Love”
  • 2nd – Jim J.Davidson – “Matthew, Tonight I am Going to Be … “
  • 3rd – Kieran Butler – “The Single Life”

Evaluation Contest

  • 1st – James McGinty
  • 2nd – Pat Sexton
  • 3rd – Aine Ni Ghlinn

For photos and a report on the weekend check out

10 days to the Limerick Conference

Niamh BriggsDistrict 71 is delighted to present Niamh Briggs, the Communication and Leadership Award, the highest District Award to a non-Toastmaster.   As captain of the Irish Women’s Rugby Team, as a twice winner of the Six Nation’s Grand Slam, and as a member of An Garda Síochána; Niamh’s commitment and courage to reach further to participate and to lead with vision, is an inspiration we can all draw strength from. Come along and be part of this presentation at 2pm on Friday 13th May at the Limerick Riverside Conference.  Free to attend especially for any local Toastmasters or aspiring rugby players!


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Riverside Education Centre

Advanced ManualsSo what’s in store at the Education Centre at the Limerick Riverside Conference?  This walk in room is where you can learn all about the educational opportunities of Toastmasters.  Whether you are a current member or you’ve never been to a Toastmasters meeting, there will be something for you.     What more can you expect? Read More


As of today the following awards have already been achieved

  • Division E – Select Distinguished
  • Division G – Distinguished

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