Speaker for 10th September 2019

Club President John McGlade greets Alan Sharpe, with Club Member Ian Murray (R) and Club Secretary Graham MacDonald (L)

Coleraine Probus and the 1919 Conference that changed the world

Probus members knew that they would be hearing about an important historical event, when Alan Sharpe gave a recent talk to the club titled 'Versailles 1919 - A Centennial Perspective'.

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Speaker for 3rd September 2019

Past President Mike Turner thanks Geoff Warke for his excellent talk, with Club Member Jim Nesbitt (R) and Past Presidents, Jim Archer and Norman Maxwell (L)

Coleraine Probus goes mining around Portrush

The President gave a warm welcome to the members and guest Rory McCarroll who is a member of Riada Probus Club. He then introduced the morning's speaker, Geoff Warke, the topic of his talk being “Mining around Portrush”.

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Speaker/Visit 30th April 2019

Club Vice President Derick Woods meets David Laughlin with his wife Ann and son Andrew, while Graham Kane (L) looks on.

Coleraine Probus visit Culmore Organic Farm

A little over a year ago the club was pleased to welcome David Laughlin, who gave a remarkable account of working on his family farm - Culmore Organic Farm, near to Kilrea.

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Speaker for 16th April 2019

Club President John McGlade greets Paul Snelling, with Club Vice President, Derick Woods (L) and Speakers Committee Chair, Des Moore (R)

Coleraine Probus has an update on the Zomba Action Project in two parts…
Part 1: A summary from Graham, And Part 2: Notes from your WebEd…

The President, John McGlade, introduced this mornings speaker, Paul Snelling, the topic of his talk being “The Zomba Action Project (ZAP)”.

Paul has travelled 7 or 8 times to Malawi, a former British Colony, and to Zomba a city in southern Malawi which until 1975 was the capital city, (having been replaced by Lilongwe as capital.) In 2001 the former mayor, John Dallat, invited Dick Gordon, a Presbyterian minister to address the Coleraine Borough Council and through this meeting the link between Coleraine and Zomba was formed.

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