Castlebar Toastmasters

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Guests Welcome!



Attendance is FREE for Guests. If you have been thinking of trying out Toastmasters before now, this is your chance! You will get to see what a meeting is like, and maybe you will even surprise yourself and stand up and speak (if you want to – no pressure!)


Come along and bring a friend to an enjoyable evening of speeches, conversation and fun!

Please contact us if you have any questions or would like more information 

Upcoming Meetings


We Are Back!

Our First Meeting will be held on

September 13th at 6:45pm



We are now hosting our meetings in 

The Ellison Hotel in Castlebar



Meetings from 7pm to 9pm

Please come 15 minutes early to register


Looking to Improve your Speaking and Leadership Skills?

Ignite your Career?

Gain the Confidence to Speak Up?

You’ve come to the right place. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped more than 4 million people just like you, from around the world, become more confident speakers and leaders.

Toastmasters will give you the skills and confidence you need to express yourself effectively in any situation. Whether you are a professional, student, stay-at-home parent or retired, Toastmasters is the most efficient, enjoyable and affordable way of gaining great communication skills.

Don’t delay! Become the speaker and leader you want to be. As you progress in Toastmasters, you’ll get to practice your skills by organising and conducting meetings and motivating others to help you. Become a better negotiator. Gain trust. Inspire your team.

Our Education Program

Education is an important part of every Toastmaster’s journey. Participating in Toastmasters’ education programs allows you to gain the valuable practice needed to develop your public speaking, communication, and leadership skills in a safe and supportive environment. 


PATHWAYS is Toastmasters’ new education program! It serves as the foundation of your Toastmasters experience, and is designed to help you build the competencies you need to communicate and lead.

There are 11 Pathways that you can choose from, based on your personal and professional goals. No matter which Path you choose, you will complete at least 14 educational projects and present a minimum of 15 prepared speeches

Our Four Guiding Principles

Since Toastmasters was founded in 1924, our education programs have been driven by four guiding principles:


Experiential Learning

 By giving speeches and fulfilling leadership roles, you practice and improve.


Peer Feedback

Grow and improve your public speaking and communication skills through honest and supportive peer evaluation.



 Experienced mentors encourage, guide and support you in your goals and help you to achieve more than you thought possible.


Self-Paced Program

 Develop skills at your own pace and comfort level



Castlebar Toastmasters meets every fortnight in the Ellison Hotel (opposite Mc Donalds), Castlebar, Co. Mayo from September to May. The meetings run from 7:00pm to 9:00pm, though we do ask that people arrive 15 minutes early.

Visitors are welcome to attend two meetings as guests after which they may register as full members.

Castlebar Toastmasters will be resuming on Tuesday evening, September 13th, 2022 and then every fortnight after that.

Eircode: F23 V279

Ann Moloney 

Club President 2021/2022


Welcome to Castlebar Toastmasters. My name is Ann Moloney and I am very honoured to have been elected President of the club for this coming year 2021 – 2022.

 Castlebar Toastmasters has been going from strength to strength since it the first meeting in 2016. Our aim is to help individuals become better communicators through leadership training and public speaking practice. Through our Educational Program, members gain new confidence in their communication and leadership skills.  Our club is a friendly, dynamic and safe place to not only learn new skills but to make new friends and have fun too.

 In a meeting, you have the opportunity to give prepared speeches as well as brief, impromptu presentations known as Table Topics. There is no rush and no pressure: the Toastmasters program always allows you to progress at your own pace. Having said that you will be surprised at how quickly you get comfortable at standing up and speaking in public.

 I hope you have the opportunity to attend one of meetings and would encourage you to come along to our next meeting as our guest. If you want to find out more, please contact us through the link below.

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Looking to improve your speaking and leadership skills?Ignite your career?Gain the confidence to speak up?You've come to the right place. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped more than 4 million people just like you, from around the world, become more confident speakers and leaders.