Accomplished entrepreneur, Karl Fitzpatrick, was announced as a recipient of a coveted Paul Harris Fellowship award at last Monday’s meeting of the Rotary Club of Wexford. The Paul Harris Fellowship Award is one of the highest honours Rotary can bestow upon an individual. The presentation of Paul Harris Fellow recognition is the Rotary Foundation’s way.. read more →

As part of Irish Road Safety Week (3rd to 9th October), an initiative aimed at saving the lives of young drivers is about to be rolled out across Ireland thanks to the work of Rotary.  2015 saw 166 fatalities on Irish Roads and while this overall figure is decreasing, it is still too high. The Just 1 Life.. read more →

The dates for this years Wexford’s programme are set out below. Any  Rotarian contemplating running this District initiative in their own Club and wishing to attend one of the sessions as an observer should contact Mike Brand on 087 6387370 or mikebrand@eircom.net to check for availability and details Thursday September 29th. Thursday October 20th Thursday.. read more →

Just 1 Life in completing the 5th Session of 6 in the 10th year of the programme, saw over 1,100 students take part so far this school year from throughout the county. (See previous postings to see details of the history and programme) Gorey Community School was the school in attendance on this occasion. In.. read more →

26 Oct 2015
October 26, 2015

240 Students attend Just 1 Life

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Just 1 Life second session of 2015-16 on October 22nd at the Wexford Omniplex cinema. 240 students mainly 16 year olds from The Good Counsel School New Ross www.goodcounselcollege.ie, St. Mary’s Secondary School New Ross www.stmarysnewross.org/ and Colaiste Bride Secondary School Enniscorthy www.colaistebride.ie/ Presenters Garda sergeant Colm Mathews, Frank Burke Wexford County Council, Dr. Paul Kelly.. read more →

08 Apr 2015
April 8, 2015

Just 1 Life goes to Blackpool

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Rotary district 1190 that covering the counties of Lancashire and Cumbria in the north of England invited Mike Brand to speak at their annual conference on our experiences with our diver awareness programme at the beginning of March.The audience also included district governors from Rotary Districts in Cheshire and,Staffordshire.The forty minute presentation included the history,.. read more →

18 Sep 2014
September 18, 2014

Just 1 Life Driver Awareness Programme

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The eighth year of this programme targeting 16 year olds is about to commence with 6 dates already fixed and the first three nearly full accommodating 250 students a time. The programme run in conjunction with the Wexford County Council, an Garda Siochana, the A&E of Wexford General Hospital, the Wexford Fire Service and Mental.. read more →

Alan Corcoran of South East Radio was moved by the reaction from the students form Bunclody Vocational School who came along to the Omniplex in Wexford and who participated in the programme.  They were visably  shaken by what they saw and by what they heard and the general consensus was that in future they would.. read more →