Speaker/Visit for 24th April 2018

President Des Moore meets Creighton Hutchinson - founder of the firm (centre), Mark Hutchinson - Managing Director, (far right) and Thomas Holmes Business Development Manager (far left) with club member Derick Woods (L) - Des and Derick were school friends of Creighton.

Coleraine Probus go to Kilrea and find a world class engineering firm and some old friends too!

For our Probus club, it was a day out with a difference. We started the day with a morning cup'er and some fresh scones with butter and jam, served in an old farm cottage…



Speaker for 17th April 2018

President Des Moore greets Keith Leighton with club members Cecil Leitch (L) and Eric Fulton (R)

Coleraine Probus row the Bann

Club members were pleased to meet Keith Leighton, when he came along to the club to give a brief history of, and the current successes at “The Bann Rowing Club.”



Speaker for 10th April 2018

President Des Moore greets Prof. Hugh McGavock, with club members John Graham (L) and Dr. John McGlade (R)


The club is shocked and saddened to learn of the death of Prof. Hugh McGavock on April 17th 2018, suddenly at Antrim Hospital,
Prof. Hugh was the dearly beloved husband of Elizabeth: the much loved father of James, Samuel and Philip; father-in-law of Susan; very dear grandad of Jamie and Beth; and the brother of Ray and Ann.
The Funeral Service is on Saturday at 12noon in First Kilraughts Presbyterian Church, and the burial afterwards, is in Ballywillan Cemetery, Portrush.
House private. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, can be made out to 'Chest, Heart & Stroke' c/o DJM Robinson & Son 121, Culcrum Road, Cloughmills BT44 9DT.


Coleraine Probus and the amazing changes in medicine

The members of the Coleraine Probus were privileged to host Prof. Hugh McGavock, when he came along to speak to the club on 'The Golden Age of Medicine'. They soon realised that they had all witnessed an historic period in our nations health, without which, many of the members would quite simply not been alive today!