Speaker for 18th September 2018

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Speaker for 11th September 2018

President Des Moore greets Ken Ward, with club member John Tan (L) and club Treasurer Nigel Semple (R)

Coleraine Probus revisit the start of the University of Ulster

Probus President, Des Moore bid a welcome return to the speaker at the club's recent meeting, when Ken Ward came along to talk about “50 Years of The New University of Ulster”. Ken recounted that in October 1967 he was summoned to Coleraine for an interview. He travelled from Durham to Liverpool then to Belfast and on to Coleraine by train. Arriving at the site of the NUU he was surprised to find a bare hillside of 300 acres with the only a visible structure, known as the Cavehill Building.

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Speaker for 4th September 2018

President Des Moore greets Stephen Vandevyver with club member Jim Archer (L) and Club Secretary Graham MacDonald (R))

Coleraine Probus look forward to their Autumn Meetings


Members of the Colerain Probus club were certainly looking forward to their Autumn series of meetings when they got together for the September restart. Club President Des Moore clearly had a twinkle in his eye when he introduced the first speaker for the new session, Stephen Vandevyver, who came along to talk about 'Eye Care'.

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Speaker for 1st May 2018

President Des Moore greets Howard Caskie, with club members Eric Fulton (L) and John McKegney (R)

Coleraine Probus and one man's highway adventure


The President, Des Moore, welcomed members to the meeting and introduced our speaker, Howard Caskie, who had recently made an epic journey on America's “Route 66”. Howard Caskie outlined his reason for considering the American adventure...

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