News and Events - Toastmasters UK & Ireland - District 71 Members

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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PR Tips 2nd April Presenter – Daniel Sandars


Presenter: Daniel Sandars

During this session Daniel  went through the best practice when assigning new members to online accounts for clubs.

Click here to view this informative PR Tips session.

Welcome on Board


The District is pleased to welcome its newest corporate club to Division E Area 48 – Chester Corporate Speakers.


Congratulations to all who contributed to chartering this club and we wish it many, many successful years.



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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Winners of “Fall into Winter” campaign

Congratulations to the following clubs – they added 5 new, dual or reinstated members to their clubs between 1 November and 31 December 2016.  Is your club among the winners?

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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

Welcome On Board


On behalf of the District, the Club Growth Director, Patricia O’Reilly, is pleased to welcome the following new clubs to date:-
  • G-Toast UK
  • Amazon Toastmasters
  • Accentuators
  • Google Phonic
  • Anglian Advanced Speakers

We wish them and their members many successful and distinguished Toastmasters years!


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)

DCP Leaderboard

The majority of the clubs in District 71 are doing very well and actively working toward fulfilling their Distinguished Club Plan goals. There are 17 clubs in the District that have already achieved Distinguished Club status and Congratulations goes out to each of them. The Top Three Clubs in the District as of 26 Nov ’16 are as follows;

  • Dublin Club                                           8 DCP Points
  • Cambridge Speakers Club                  7 DCP Points
  • Glasgow Toastmasters                        7 DCP Points