Speaker for 15th October 2019

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Speaker for 8th October 2019

President Dr John McGlade greets John Richardson, with Second Vice President John McKegney (L) and Past President John Henry (R) - 'The Four Johns!'

Coleraine Probus and the joys of banking in the 50s

President John McGlade gave a warm welcome to members and then introduced the speaker for a recent Probus meeting, John Richardson. John's the topic was “Banking Travel - The Early Days.” After a 40-year banking career with the Northern Bank, John had an abundance of amusing stories and fine collection of period photos to enhance the stories he told.

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Speaker for 1st October 2019

Club Vice President Derick Woods greets Matt Scrimgeour, with Rotary Club Liaison Officer Liam Hickey (L) and Past President Jim Archer (R)

Coleraine Probus looks at Causeway Coast Tourism

Brief summery:
The Vice President, Derick Woods, introduced this mornings speaker, Matt Scrimgeour, the topic of his talk being “The National Trust North Coast Impact Study.” Matt, a Scottish resident in Ballycastle for 10 years, is part of an independent Company of Consultants who at present are engaging with local residents of the north coast as part of the N.T. Assessment surrounding the impact of tourism growth in the area.

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Speaker for 17th September 2019

Club Vice President Derick Woods greets James McDowell, with Speakers Committee Chair Des Moore (R) and Past President John Graham (L)

Coleraine Probus takes a look at Rathlin Island

Club members were treated to a spectacular visit to Rathlin Island, when James McDowell came along to talk about being a wild life and RSPB volunteer on the Island, and also to show some of the unique photos he had taken there.

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