2019 Handover

Author: Aodh Bourke/Eugene Currivan
2019-07-11 15:41:07


Prior to Hand - Overs DG William Cross visited the Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Dr. John Sheehan


Incoming President 2019/20 George Barter                                                                     William Cross District Governor 2019/20


During the Presidential Hand - Overs of Cork Clubs, City and County, 2019 William Cross DG presented a Paul Harris Fellow to esteemed member Tim Murphy for his dedication to his Rotary Club and particularly for his outstanding work over many years to the Kids Out Project.

The Paul Harris Fellowship Award is one of the highest honours Rotary International can bestow upon a person. Recipients are Rotarians and community professionals, selected in recognition of their outstanding contributions, exemplifying the highest ideal in Rotary in placing “SERVICE ABOVE SELF.” The honour accompanies a donation of $1,000 (or equivalent Euro) or more, in the recipient’s name, to Rotary International’s “Annual Program Fund,” which supports Rotary’s world-wide programs.

Category: DGs Visit to Cork

ARI Exhibition Punchestown

Author: Aodh
2019-07-11 11:27:19

Rotary and Probus at the Active Retirement Conference in Punchestown, June 2019.


Active Retirement Ireland Mission

“Active Retirement Ireland will reach out to all older people to stop loneliness through friendship and support”
– Mission Statement, Active Retirement Ireland Strategic Plan.

Active Retirement Ireland (ARI) is a voluntary organisation for older people with a national membership of over 24,500 people and over 550 local associations. Members range in age from 50 -100+ years and cover a range of socio-economic backgrounds. As an organisation, ARI believes that all older people are equal and are entitled to be treated with respect. Older people all have different interests and needs, which ARI aims to identify and fulfil.

Category: Exhibitions

Kids Out 2019

Author: Eugene Currivan
2019-06-16 18:49:31


This is an event run yearly on the second Wednesday in June by our club when we entertain the children from The COPE Foundation.

Kids Out this year was another great success. The young people were entertained by visits to Chuckies and McDonalds organised by Tim Murphy and his team. We rounded off the day with a trip to McDonalds and a goody bag for each child. Great credit is due to Tim and his team and all our club members who provided the transport for the children and indeed all the drivers from our neighbour clubs who assisted on the day to make it a most memorable occasion for the children.

Category: Kids Out

Presentation to Brothers of Charity

Author: Eugene Currivan
2019-06-11 16:04:28

Presentation of Teaching Tablets to Brothers of Charity, Cork

The Brothers of Charity Services in Ireland provide a variety of services and supports to approximately 6,500 people with an intellectual disability or autism, and their families, throughout Counties Clare, Cork, Galway, Kerry, Limerick, Roscommon, Tipperary, and Waterford.

Following on from a most moving and challenging presentation by Lorna Barrett, Speech and Language Therapy Manager and Caitríona Ní Charragáin of the Brothers of Charity, it was decided to donate three Augmentative and Alternative Communication Devices (ACC Tablets) to the Charity. The tablets were sourced from Safe Care Technologies and funded from the club's fundraising projects and by direct donations from club members.

Category: Fundraiser

Lord Mayor

Author: Eugene Currivan
2019-05-09 17:01:41

Special Club Meeting Monday 29th April 2019 with guest of honour Cllr Michael Finn, Lord Mayor of Cork.


Category: Lord Mayor

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TUESDAY JULY 2nd 2019 Hand over meeting of clubs to be attended by DG. Maryboro' House Hotel.