Author Tom Flynn
The first Toastmasters Area 27 competitions to be held in a social gathering since emerging from the pandemic were held at the weekend in the Great National Hotel Ballina. President Siobhan Phillips,
Ballina TM welcomed everyone to the competitions. Tom Flynn. Area Director also briefly addressed the meeting and wished the competitors every success. Chief Judge Paul Gannon, Castlebar was ably assisted by his judging panel, Counters and Timekeepers.
Contestants were Liam Friel. Westport Dolores Brady, West Awake TM spoke
Leonard, Castlebar TM,Jerry McLoughlin, Ballina .
Club President Siobhan Philips said ” am delighted to say that the contests themselves went very well “
First and second place in the Humorous Contest went to Dolores Brady, representing West Awake Toastmasters, and Liam Friel of Westport Toastmasters, respectively. First and second place in the Table Topics Contest went to Dolores Brady, this time representing Westport Toastmasters, and Cathal Faughnan of Ballina Toastmasters, respectively.
The Divisional competitions are being held in Athlone November 18 th .