Toastmasters award for Francis

CLONDALKIN resident Francis McCabe was recently honoured with an award for his outstanding contribution to the Dublin Toastmasters Club.

A member of the IE Toastmasters public speaking club in Buswell’s Hotel in Dublin 2, Francis has been actively involved with the organisation since 1996.

Francis McCabe 21092017

In 1998, he was a founder member of the successful Clondalkin Toastmasters Club, and is a former member and past President of IE Toastmasters Club.

Francis was particularly delighted as this was his second such award, having previously been honoured for his outstanding contribution as President of the IE Toastmasters Club for 2013/2014.

Toastmasters member Gabriel Duffy said Francis’s outgoing personality is a defining characteristic of his input to the organisation.

Gabriel said: “He selflessly gives his time and skills in assisting members and guests, and has travelled throughout Ireland giving test speeches at club competition. He was an innovative and enthusiastic president of IE Toastmasters Club, always striving to encourage and assist new and not so new members.”

Several Toastmasters clubs throughout the country provide training in the skills of public speaking – visit www.toastmasters.org for further details.

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