Marvelous Maureen completes the double for Kildare Toastmasters


Leinster Leader reporter


Leinster Leader reporter


Marvelous Maureen completes the double for Kildare Toastmasters

Maureen McCowan accepting her Toastmasters award

On March 13, the Kildare Toastmasters held its annual International Speech contest and Evaluations contest.

Marvellous Maureen McCowen managed to complete the double on the night fending off competition from David Clinton, runner up in the International Speech contes, and seasoned competitors James Dunny and Eilish McCormack in the Evaluations contest.

Mad and amusing Table Topics were conducted by former club President Anthony Casey.

Maureen now progresses to the Area finals. The unique and interesting part of this contest is that, should a contestant progress through the area, division and district finals they then compete at the World Toastmasters Convention in Chicago in August 2018 where over 3000 clubs are represented worldwide.

Best of luck to Maureen!

If you need help to become a confident public speaker or a competent leader why not contact Kildare Toastmasters.

Call the hotline on 087 7682544, email or message us on Facebook on Kildare Toastmasters or have a look at the our website The club meets on the second Tuesday of each month and when you visit as a guest you can be assured of a warm welcome.

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