Enniskillen Rotary Club News and Events

Mr Gary Wilson with President Henry

Mr Gary Wilson - 19 February

The Club welcomed Mr Gary Wilson as the visiting speaker to give the Club an update on the Air Ambulance Service in NI. The are currently two helicopters providing the valuable service, the main one based in Nutt’s Corner near Aldergrove and the backup at St Angelo in Fermanagh. The helicopter’s as used on average once per day with doctors and paramedics forming a Rota to Travel in the machine to attend to any emergency... for more.


The Rotary Club are delighted that their project with AMH Mental Health, to provide a dedicated room for the Boost Programme at Drumcoo, has been selected by the organisers of the Fisher Cycle Challenge as one of the charities to benefit from the event. We would very much encourage all cyclists to support of this excellent event ...for details and to enter.

Ian Archer (Fermanagh Rural Community Transport) with President Henry

Ian Archer - 12 February

The Club were delighted to welcome Ian Archer, Deputy Manager of Fermanagh Rural Community Transport along to give a talk on their organisation. They have a fleet of 13 buses - each with 16 seats and provision for one wheel chair, to give transport to those in the county without access to cars or public transport... for more.

Past President Bob Baird and Roberta Malone with President Elect Siobhan O'Reill

Rotarian Heather Ellis - 22nd January

Rotarian Heather Ellis gave a talk on her trip to South East Asia last Autumn. Accompanied by her friends Valerie and Ruth who joined her on the trip, Heather gave an excellent account of their travels. Their first stop was in Bangkok where they witnessed the mourning for The King of Thailand and the cremation ceremony after a year long period mourning. The funeral pyre was reputed to cost a staggering £90m. They were struck by the panoramic views on their travels, the amazing taste of the pineapples and the friendliness of the people... for more.

Christmas Party 2017


The Killyhevlin Hotel was the venue for the Christmas Party when 32 members/partners of the Club enjoyed a super meal with plenty of entertainment afterwards. Santa Claus put in an appearance and in his usual benevolent fashion treated the female members/partners to a small gift. Afterwards David Hamill assumed the mantel of Presenter for a round of Mr & Mrs... for more.

SantaMobile launched


The Rotary Club of Enniskillen has launched its annual Santa Mobile for the 2017 Christmas season. With less than three weeks to Christmas, Joe Maguire from St Vincent de Paul and Major Simon Wright of the Salvation Army (pictured) were presented with their annual Christmas cheques for £500 to assist in their efforts at Monday's lunchtime launch meeting... for more.

Elaine Bannon from the Rhombi Region of Kenya

Kenny, Elaine, Angela, Danielle etc.

At today’s Rotary Meeting, Elaine Bannon from the Rhombi region of Kenya visited the Club to give an update on the ‘Sand dams’ water Project which the Enniskillen Club was heavily involved in 4 years ago. She reported that about 50,000 Maasai people are now benefiting from the project which ensures clean water readily accessible... for more.

Youth Leadership Development Programme


Delighted to welcome Miss Armstrong along to the 21st November meeting along with two pupils from ERGS Mark Crawford (winner) and Niki Sotiropovlbu (runner up) in the Fermanagh finals of the Youth Leadership Development Programme. We wish Mark well as he goes forward to the area finals in Dungannon... for more.

District Governor Garth Arnold Visits

Henry, Linda, Diana and Garth

On Mon 13 Nov We were delighted to welcome the District Governor, Garth Arnold, to our weekly meeting who gave us a presentation on the role of Rotary International. It was even more encouraging that he was present for the induction of Diana Armstrong and Linda Johnston as the club's newest members... for more.

President Henry Robinson presents cheque

Princess Diana Cairn

On Monday 6th November members of The Rotary Club of Enniskillen met on the Shilling Island for a Service of Dedication of the replacement Inscription stone for Princess Diana Cairn. The service was conducted by the Very Rev Kenneth R J Hall and Monsignor Peter O'Reilly. Afterwards thet retired to the Killyhevlin Hotel for their Lunchtime meeting... for more.

Bikes Banner

Enniskillen Rotary Club are still collecting Adult bikes which members of the public are no longer using. Bikes can be left at Furnish Store on Derrychara Link Road. The bikes are repaired and shipped over to England for onward transfer to Africa. To date the club has collected over 800 bikes.