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Speaker Novelist Anne Doughty

AnneAndPresRosemaryThank you Anne Doughty for a most interesting address to the Club on Monday 03 July about your life and writings. Renowned for her stand-alone novels that make up the Hamilton sequence she is basically an Irish historical novelist and her writings are firmly rooted in the Ireland that she sees daily drawing much of her inspiration from the culture in which she was raised. She wants to show the good things about Ulster and writes about the ordinary people like her grandpa

Welcome President Rosemary

PresRosemary2017 18The Club are delighted to welcome President Rosemary Simpson for the 2017/18 Rotary Year.

Following her late husband Douglas (1988) and father in law Arthur (1952) in holding the office, President Rosemary is the 2nd female President of The Rotary Club of Belfast.

Presidential office is not new to her however as she was President of the Inner Wheel Club of Belfast and went on to become District 16 Chairman and positions at Association and International levels.

Read more: Welcome President Rosemary

Rotary: Making a Difference

T1718 small tspThe Rotary Club of Belfast welcomes the new Rotary year 2017-18.

Rotary International President Ian H.S. Riseley has chosen Rotary: Making a Difference as his theme for the year declaring that in 2017-18 we will answer the question “What is Rotary?” with the theme Rotary: Making a Difference. However each of us chooses to serve, we do it because we know our service makes a difference in the lives of others. Whether we are building a new playground or a new school, impro

Mitchell House Events

MH Cheque crop 30.06.16In a very special day President Ivan in his last duty as President and accompanied by PP Brian Clements handed over a cheque from the Tesco Christmas collection to Mitchell House Head Mistress Laura Matchett;  they were greeted by all the children at their assembly when they sang a hymn and were infectiously happy. Earlier in the week Past President Brian & Rosie Clements attended the performance of Wizard William by the West Midlands Children's Touring Theatre to over 5

Paul Harris Fellowship awarded to C.T.Hogg

21.PresIvanPresentsPHFtooCTThe Club has awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship to CT Hogg recognising his significant contribution to the work of the Club over the last 44 years.

It was presented by President Ivan on his President's Day Monday 26 June. The citation, made by Past President Brian Clements reflected on C.T.'s regular attendance, support and loyalty to the Club and, in particular, his eloquence, intellect and wit as a public speaker particularly if a very special guest needed to be introdu

Read more: Paul Harris Fellowship awarded to C.T.Hogg

Welcome to the website of The Rotary Club of Belfast.


T1718 small tspPlease explore and get a flavour of how volunteer Rotarians use their skills and vocations throughout our various projects to "Make a Difference" to people less fortunate than ourselves at home and abroad and the fun and fellowship we enjoy being members of the family of Rotary. 


The Rotary Club of Belfast is a vibrant club, welcoming and friendly
and we welcome visitors from the World of Rotary at any time.



PresRosemary2017 18It is a great pleasure for me to be not only the President, following my late husband and father in law, but also the 2nd female President of The Rotary Club of Belfast in its 107th year.

We will continue to promote the service Rotary gives to the community both locally and worldwide currently helping young and older people at home through YouthAction, Mitchell House and the Tree of Remembrance; whilst worldwide supporting the fight to ‘End Polio Now’, helping restore sight in underdeveloped countries and through ShelterBox and AquaBox aiding those in distress overseas.

We appreciate the tremendous amount of service already given by members but are looking forward to encouraging new members to join and any prospective member is most welcome at any of our Monday meetings.

This year’s Rotary theme is Rotary: Making a Difference –
please join us and help us make that difference.

 Rosemary Simpson, President 2017/18

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Membership of the Club is an incredibly rewarding and enjoyable experience and we are actively looking for new people to invite to join and breathe new vibrancy and ideas into the Club and take Rotary into its second century in Belfast.

If you think Rotary may be for you, or for further information, please contact us.

Getting involved with Rotary could be the most important thing you ever do.

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