Community & Vocational Services

Rotary Ireland, serving the local community

Rotary International have decided to amalgamate the roles of Community and Vocational across Rotary.

Community and Vocational projects are our way of providing service to our local communities  and to ensure that we inspire and grow people around us.

Rotary in Ireland have a proud record in these areas and our Clubs participate in a variety of projects that contribute to  our communities in so many ways.

Some Current projects

Fighting Words - Roddy Doyle & Sean Love

Creative writing Centres for Disadvantaged Schools

All Ireland project

Tree of Remembrance - Annual Christmas appeal

20 Clubs taking part – Key club activity in each participating club.   

€2ml raised to date. €70K raised in Cork last year

We will connect you with someone who has organized this successfully in their Club

Run in the Dark - 2019/20 introduction

Being organised this November in Belfast / Dublin/ Cork 

Local details will follow

St Patrick’s Day Parades

Cork / Limerick in 2019 and many more in 2020

If your town or city has a Parade think about a Rotary Float

Just one Life 

Young Driver Awareness Programme.  Aimed at Transition year students

Involve Gardai –Medics- Ambulance/Fire Service     

10 Clubs now participating

Wexford club are the champions of this initiative

Know Your Blood Pressure

Longstanding programme within Rotary - Blood Pressure Test Day -Early Warning

Cardiovascular Disease and Strokes are Ireland’s greatest killers

Started out in Bray Club and has grown and grown


Mentoring Social Enterprises

Partnering U C D and Probation Service

New Community project where Rotarians help mentor Social Enterprises to provide a pathway for offenders back into useful employment

See our explainer video

Other Projects

Clubs across the island have many local and vocational projects under way and of course we support our International and Youth activities in the clubs

We would love to hear from you and to know about what Community and Vocational projects your clubs are involved in.   Please allow us to help.

Community & Vocational Services pages:

Cork Rememberance Tree with An Taoiseach

Tree of Rememberance

more Community Project

Just One Life

more Community Project