Welcome to Public Speakers Sligo Club

Do you have a fear of speaking in public?

Do you want to overcome that fear?Fear Of Public Speaking

Then you will find that Public Speakers Sligo will be just the solution for you!

Most people have a fear of speaking in public, and do absolutely nothing about it. Public Speakers Sligo offers you a chance to step up and face that fear. Almost everyone here at Public Speakers Sligo once had that same a fear. Some of us have now overcome it and are at different stages on their journeys, thanks to the supportive friendly and social environment here at the club.

Public Speakers Sligo is part of Toastmasters International; an organisation dedicated to improving people’s public speaking skills and dispelling those nerves everyone experiences as a public speaker.

About Toastmasters International

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organisation that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.

Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. The association’s membership is 313,000 strong. Members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 14,650 clubs in 126 countries that make up our global network of meeting locations.

Benefits of joining Public Speakers Sligo Club

Here is a selection of what our members answered when they were asked why they joined our club:

  • Gaining self-confidence and learning useful communication skills
  • Discovering unexpected talents for public speaking and leadership
  • Enjoying live entertainment and listening to a variety of speakers
  • Sharing knowledge, opinions and stories on a wide range of subjects
  • Following a structured learning programme at your own pace
  • Benefiting from a supportive and positive learning environment
  • Getting to know a friendly group of people from all walks of life
  • Losing my fear of public speaking and finding it can be fun
  • Becoming a better listener and feeling confident to exchange constructive feedback
  • Learning useful leadership skills and putting them into practice
  • Watching, supporting and mentoring others becoming successful
  • Having fun in a lively atmosphere on Wednesday evenings at the Sligo Park Hotel

 

News

EUROPE DIRECT SOAPBOX CONTEST 2017:

Photo: Eddie, Kieran and Jonathan of PSS

This years national final was won by our own Public Speakers Sligo representative Kieran Timmons who took first place at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham opposing the motion “Brexit – Ireland’s opportunity”.  Kieran learned his public speaking skill in Toastmasters!

Open Night

Our 2nd open night will take place on Wednesday 17th January 2018 in the Sligo Park Hotel.  We welcome all comers to sample a Toastmaster meeting.  No need to book, just come along at 8pm.   We had lots of guests at our last open night who came along to find out what we do and how we can people help overcome the fear of public speaking as well as build confidence in all areas of life. Guests are always welcome at our meetings.

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All change

We have changed our club name to Public Speakers Sligo. We feel that this name very clearly promotes what our club is about.  So we say a fond farewell to Innisfree Toastmasters and a warm welcome to Public Speakers Sligo – PSS for short. We are still part of Toastmasters International which is a non-profit organisation dedicated to helping people become better communicators and leaders.  If you want to know more about our club and how it can help you why not come along to one of our meetings. We meet on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 8pm in the Sligo Park Hotel.

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Until next time…

Our final meeting of the 2017 half of the season is on 20th December and we will return on the 3rd of January to the beautifully refurbished Sligo Park Hotel.

If you wish to make contact with PSS Toastmasters at any stage please contact our Club President Ronnie Gillanders on 087-989 3067.