TWO of Ireland’s best known public figures from the last 40 years will be among the list of high-profile speakers at the 2018 PROBUS All Ireland Rally from May 15th to 17th in Tralee, Co Kerry.Dick Spring and Mary O’Rourke, who have both served as Tánaiste over the course of their careers, will be joined on Wednesday 16th May by a number of high profile speakers including: Dr Darragh Naughton, Audiology Medical Services; Justin Moran, Head of Advocacy at Age Action Ireland; Gareth Arnold, Rotary International District Governor for Ireland; and Aodh de Burca, Southern Liaison Officer PROBUS.Audiology Medical Services, Ireland’s leading independent Audiology Company, is proud to be unveiled as the associate sponsor of this year’s PROBUS All Ireland Rally.
Kay Lewis, Director of Audiology Medical Services, said: “We are so proud to be associated with the PROBUS All Ireland Rally in Tralee. Audiology Medical Services are currently leading research into the impact of hearing loss (barriers and drivers to hearing aid access). Recent research has ranked hearing loss amongst senior populations as a major contributory factor for the development of conditions such as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Our colleague, Dr Darragh Naughton, is delighted to have been afforded the opportunity to speak to delegates about the importance of early intervention in hearing loss and current technology that is currently available.”
The 2018 PROBUS All Ireland Rally will commence on Tuesday 15th May with a number of events including a parade from the Mall to the Brandon Hotel where Kerry County Council will host a Civic Reception for all Registered Delegates and Registered Companions.
Liam Sayers, the President of PROBUS 1997 Club Tralee said: “Firstly, we are proud to announce such an esteemed group of guest speakers. It would not be possible to offer our delegates such a wonderful programme without our main sponsor, Audiology Medical Services, Kerry County Council Community Support Fund and the support from a number of local businesses.PROBUS is an international organisation of retired and semi-retired men and women who join together in autonomous clubs. The word PROBUS is an abbreviation of PROfessional and BUSiness but membership is not restricted to these specific groups.

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