Why should anyone with an interest in public speaking, be interested in the book How To Write & Give a Speech by Joan Detz.

Below is the transcript of a follow up speech on the famous publication by Author Joan Detz, which I had the pleasure of delivering to my Toastmasters club in Bishopstown, Cork. Ireland. This was the subject of my Persuade with passion project. I am pleased to report, that the project proved very effective with many …

How to Get To The Point in your presentation or speech?

The aims for your speech or Presention should revolve around being focused and precise: 1. Determine your general purpose. 2. Focus in on your specific purpose. 3. Ensure that the entire speech maintains focus on your objective. The Easy Part: Get to the Point Your first task is to get to the point. Before you …

Introducing coordinator and club founder Krystal Long.

Introducing Team member and our Speech Craft program coordinator and Knocknaheeny Hollyhill Toastmasters Club Founder Krystal Long... Krystal is and has been a member of Toastmasters International since 2016 after being a participant on a speech craft program to now delivering these workshops herself with her team. Krystal's Public Speaking debut as a speaker began …

Introducing Team Member Carol O Donovan.

Introducing our third team member and co.facilitor Carol O' Donovan. Carol has been a practicing Toastmaster since 2010. During her time in Toastmasters she has risen to many leadership roles at club and area levels. These leadership roles include President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasury positions to being an assistant Area Director. Carol has been …

Introducing Speech Craft Team Member: Maria Gillen

I am pleased to introduce you our 3rd team member Maria Gillen. Maria like the rest of our team is looking forward to empowering and supporting our participants to overcome their fear of public speaking. Like myself, Maria is experienced with our Toastmasters International Speech Craft program. Having been a Co. Facilitor herself back in …

Introducing our Speech Craft Programme facilitator: Murt O Suilleabhain.

Murt O Sullieabhain is a retired teacher, historian and researcher. A member of Bishopstown & Powdermills Toastmasters clubs. A former club President, Area Director and also a mentor to many Toastmasters. Murt has entered numerous public speaking contests at club, area, division and even district level in various categories and successfully has obtained 1st,2nd and …