Enniskillen Rotary Club News and Events

President Heather

History in the making as Enniskillen Rotary Club celebrates its 65th anniversary.

As the Rotary Club of Enniskillen celebrates its 65th anniversary, it has been demonstrating history in the making! "Rotary Opens Opportunities" is the Rotary international theme for 20/21 and the Rotary Club of Enniskillen bore this in mind as the Presidential handover took place for the first time ever outdoors and also during a Zoom meeting...for more

President Heather

New President looks forward to fulfilling her role

The new President of the Rotary Club of Enniskillen, Mrs. Heather Ellis, officially took up office on July 1, 2020. "Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year will be a very different Rotary year," admits Heather, who succeeded outgoing President Jisbinder Sembhi. Heather, wife of Canon Ian Ellis, Rector of Rossorry Parish Church, near Enniskillen, has three children, Mark, Timothy, and Naomi, and two grandchildren, Aidan and Justin...for more


Junior Chamber Institute Conference at the Plaza Hotel Belfast

On Saturday 23rd November, Sembs, attended the, Junior Chamber Institute Conference at the Plaza Hotel Belfast. Rotary Ireland had sponsored the Conference, with a view to developing a new membership avenue...for more

Brandon Horan with President Sembs

St. Michael’s College Annual Prize Giving

St. Michael’s College, Enniskillen hosted their Annual Prize Giving Night on Thursday 28th November. I was gratefully asked to attend and present the award to Brandon Horan....for more

President Sembs with Past President Angela

The Paul Harris Award to Angela McKinney Past President.

It was a great honour to present Angela McKinney with the Paul Harris Fellowship Award on Monday 18th November. Angela joined the Enniskillen Rotary Club in 2009 and has served on the council since 2010. Angela was Honorary Secretary of the club for 3 years and served as Club President 2014-2015...for more

Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole

Mervyn Hall - 25 November

The guest speaker on Monday 25th November meeting was Mervyn Hall, a very warm and passionate gentleman who educated the Club about Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole and the Monument in Enniskillen...for more

Elaine Bannon and her three wonderful children

Elaine Bannon - 18 November

We also had a very special speaker all the way from Rombo Kenya, Elaine Bannon and her three wonderful children, Ciara, Sopi and Seiki. Elaine wished to thank the Rotarians for all their continued support and donations this year for the Light of Maasi Charity. Elaine also extended an invite to other Rotarians from different Clubs to join her in Rombo to help improve the community...for more

Julie Harvey

Julie Harvey, - 18 November

The guest speaker on Monday 18th November’s meeting was Julie Harvey, the Regional Development Manager from Muscular Dystrophy UK. The meeting was also attended by guests Arthur and Amy, whom we hope to see again. Julie educated the Rotary Club on this serious and life changing condition, “MD is about our muscles, and means people’s muscles don’t work in the ways expected, they tend to get tired more quickly...for more

Remembrance Sunday Parade

President Sembs lays wreath on Remembrance Sunday

“I was asked to lay a wreath on remembrance Sunday, it started with tea and bit to eat in the morning and we mingled with some local MLA’s and Councillors from the various parties, Viscount Brookeborough, Former First Minster Arlene Foster, to An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, the United States Consulate General, then for me to get a temporary promotion be greeted as the Polish Consulate was quite the experience...for more

President Sembs with Rhea Homes from Enniskillen

Youth Leadership Finals

We had the honour of hosting the Youth Leadership Finals on Monday, 11th November, with proceedings starting at 2.00pm. It was a great way to finish an incredible journey for all the competitors. Six amazing girls got to the finals with three winning the fantastic trip to Brussels. A big Thank You to the people in the picture below; without them none of this would have been possible. They have motivated and made six young women reach out of their comfort zone and achieve great things...for more

Angela McKinney

Enniskillen Rotary Trip to Light of Maasai, Rombo

From the 4th to the 16th of September 12 members, partners and friends travelled to Kenya. we visited Elaine Bannon's charity "Light of Maasai". The journey took approximately 28 hours and we arrived quite tired at the visitors' house. We were warmly welcomed, fed and shown our accommodation, which was simple, but comfortable. We were immediately put on a healthy bean, pulse or lentil diet mixed with pasta or rice. Also (nearly) everybody stuck to bedtime at 9pm...for more

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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.