Tralee Toastmasters To Host Screening Of World Championships Of Public Speaking

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A SPECIAL screening of the 2019 World Championship Public Speaking finals will be held at 8pm, in the Education Centre, Tralee, on the North Campus of the Institute of Technology, Tralee on Monday, August 26.

The event will finish at 9.45pm and the entry fee is just €5.  Tea and coffee will be served after the six speeches at 9pm, which will be followed by the contest results.

The President of Tralee Toastmasters, Anthony Garvey, will briefly outline the aims of the Tralee club and explain how hosting the event allows Tralee Toastmasters to demonstrate that developing competent communication skills is not a daunting task.

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This one-off opportunity to enjoy world-class speaking performances will be attended by Tralee Toastmasters’ club members, who will be willing and able to answer any questions guests may have.

Toastmasters International has been teaching people public speaking and leadership skills since 1924 and has formed over 16,000 clubs in over 140 countries.

20,000 people take part in the competition every year in the quest to become World Champion of Public Speaking and the competition is now down to the final six speakers.

“Tralee Toastmasters will be holding 23 meetings this year, a record for the club and guests can sign up for membership on the night,” said Anthony Garvey, President of Tralee Toastmasters.

“It’s just €90 for the year which is fantastic value for someone looking to improve their communication and leaderships skills.”

Garvey said the “cordial and relaxed atmosphere” is what distinguishes Tralee Toastmasters’ club meetings, which take place at Kerins O’Rahilly clubhouse, Strand Road, on the first and third Monday of the month, starting on September 2nd.

“If your dream is to improve your communication skills, overcome your nerves and develop your leadership skills, join Tralee Toastmasters members at this event and you’ll be pleasantly surprised at the warmth of the welcome there for you,” Garvey concluded.

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