About Gorey Toastmasters

Welcome to Gorey Toastmasters Club – Where Leaders Are Made.
Toastmasters is a not for profit club helping people to learn public speaking skills in a friendly and nurturing environment while also helping them to increase their ability and confidence.

Who We Are

Ed Whelan

Ed Whelan

Club President
Ed Whelan

Ed Whelan

Club President

Ed is our Club President. As President Ed introduces all of the meetings and has a key role setting and pursuing goals for the club and organising all the year's events.

Matty Behan

Matty Behan

Vice President of Membership
Matty Behan

Matty Behan

Vice President of Membership

Matty Behan is our Vice President of Membership. As VP of Membership Matty is responsible for meeting and greeting new guests, making them feel welcome and providing them with all the information they need.

Donnie Boland

Donnie Boland

Vice President of Education
Donnie Boland

Donnie Boland

Vice President of Education

Donnie Boland is our Vice President of Education. As VP of Education, Donnie is responsible for setting the agenda for each meeting and ensuring that all the meeting roles are filled.

Aaron Hanway

Aaron Hanway

Vice President of Public Relations
Aaron Hanway

Aaron Hanway

Vice President of Public Relations

Aaron Hanway is our Vice President of Public Relations. As VP of PR, Aaron is responsible for promoting the Toastmasters message and getting important information on Gorey Toastmasters into various publications and other media.

Come Join Us

All are welcome to join us and to take part at our meetings.

  • UPSTAIRS IN THE COACH HOUSE, 1 ESMONDE ST
  • 1ST AND 3RD WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH
  • 8 P.M. - 10 P.M.

Our Club

Learn the skills you need to succeed in a practical and nuturing environment

  • ALL LEVELS CATERED FOR
  • RELAXING AND FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT
  • EVERYONE IS WELCOME

Advice and Tips

Check out our online resources for improving your public speaking

  • LATEST EXPERTISE
  • PRACTICAL ADVICE
  • EASY TO FOLLOW

Videos

View latest and best Toastmasters speech videos from international competition winners to local members

  • INTERNATIONAL SPEECH CONTEST WINNERS
  • LOCAL MEMBERS SPEECHES
  • TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL SPEECHES

Our Blog

Love Gorey!

Our very own Aaron Hanway, Shalini Sinha and Ita Finnerty are featured on the lovegorey.ie website for their amazing win at the Internation Speech and Evaluation Area Competition in Wexford.  Click the picture check it out for yourself.  We are all very proud to of Shalini, Aaron and Ita to be featured on such a great website. Lovegorey.ie is a fantastic site informing people on all things Gorey and North Wexford from where to eat and stay, to what to do and.

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Aaron Hanway – “Worrier’s Remedy – International Speech Competition Division Final 2017

Watch above Gorey Toastmaster’s own Aaron Hanway’s performance at the Division Finals of the International Speech Competition in Carlow. For more Toastmaster speech video’s, both contest winner’s and local members speeches, check out our videos page  

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How to Grow You Business Through Public Speaking

Publis speaking is not just about getting up in front of an audience and talking.  It can help you grow and expand your business.  Check out fellow Gorey Toastmasters member Aaron Hanway’s latest article which featured in the Oct/Nov/Dec 2016 issue of Holistic Therapist Magazine to learn how public speaking can help you and your business. http://www.holistictherapistmagazine.com/back-issues-files/Holistic-Magazine-Issue-20.pdf

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International Speech Contest Winner 2016

If you haven’t already check out Darren Tay Wen Jie’s championship winning speech “Outsmart, Outlast” For more Toastmaster speech video’s, both contest winner’s and local members speeches, check out our videos page

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D71 International Speech Contest Winner 2016

Congratulations to Simon Scriver of Dublin Toastmasters who is going on to the semi-finals of the world championships in Washington DC. Check out Simon’s excellent speech below, “Nuggets of Gold”.  The speech delivers a very simple message with a profound impact. If you want to learn and develop the skills needed to write a deliver a speech such as this get in contact with your local Toastmasters club, and maybe one day you’ll be heading off to the world championships!  

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Strengthen 5 Essential Business Skills with 1 Simple Activity

Public speaking is a universal activity which can develop skills that can be applied to many different situations. Check out fellow Gorey Toastmasters member Aaron Hanway’s article exclusively written for bytestart.co.uk, a business start-up website, detailing the essential public speaking will help you develop and use to grow your business. Strengthen 5 5 Essential Business Skills With 1 Simple Activity

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We Look Forward to Meeting You

Club Meetings

1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month

Upstairs in the Coach House

8 p.m. – 10 p.m

All are welcome

Venue

The Coach House,

1 Esmond St,

Gorey,

Co. Wexford

Call

Ed Whelan (Club President): 087 297 9322

Aaron Hanway (PR Officer): 089 401 8046

Matty Behan (Membership): 087 270 6381

Email

info@goreytoastmasters.com