About us

In North Down, our club has raised tens of thousands of pounds for community projects and local charities. Members also volunteer their time supervising and running community projects and events. Several projects are aimed at promoting the achievements of young people, such as the Northern Ireland Primary School Musician of the Year, which has for years now provided children with a great opportunity to perform and learn.


The Club is looking to recruit new members. Membership is open to all and we would welcome enquiries by anyone interested in a combination of service and enjoyment. Please use the link on this page to contact the Club and we will get back to you as quickly as possible.



                                             PRIMARY MUSICIAN OF 2018

Results of the 2018 Primary School Musician of the Year Competition

The Club is delighted to announce that pianist Lydia Rapanou from Ballydown Primary School, Banbridge, is the Primary School Musician of 2018. The adjudicator at the Finals Night, Jonthan Rea, described Lydia's playing as showing a maturity well beyond her years both in terms of technique and her interpretation of the music. As runner-up he selected Tristan Skeffington from Fullertone House Preparatory School in Belfast who produced some wonderful sounds on the alto saxophone. Isaac Robinson from St Bride's Primary School, Belfast came third playing the violin    

                  Primary School Musician of 2019


The 2019 competition has been launched and details including entry forms, rules etc can be found under Music Competition in the What We Do section of the website.



The Rotary Club of North Down is very much a fun loving club, made up of members covering a wide range of professions, with the common theme of fellowship and providing service to the local community and abroad. We also contribute to Rotary International initiatives world wide, such as the eradication of polio as well as the very successful Shelter Box initiative.

We meet for dinner every Monday evening at The Old Inn, Crawfordsburn and have speakers at most meetings except for our monthly business meeting. These speakers provide us with great entertainment or information of interest. Rotary is a great opportunity to catch up with friends, visitors and guests who are always made most welcome by the membership. The meetings are well attended and the atmosphere of laughter and conversation really make this a weekly event to look forward to.


Both guests and visiting Rotarians are very welcome and we would encourage you to come along and meet with the club to see the fun, fellowship and fulfilment that comes from being in Rotary.  For further information relating to meeting start times etc. please contact the The Old Inn on 028 9185 3255. or simply check out the details on this website
Further information on the club can be found on the website, but if you wish to contact the club there is a link on the site and someone will get back to you as soon as they can.
General information
The Rotary Club of North Down was founded on the 11th June 1984 and is within District 1160, which covers all of Ireland.


Rotary News

Be part of a global network of volunteers, trying to make the world a better place. Please also see the 'links & news' page for information from the local district and live feeds from Rotary International and Rotary International in GB&I.

Family Rotary club use skills to kick-start local charities

Rotary members unite to tackle world hunger

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Mondays at 18.30
(We do not hold meetings on Bank Holidays and have a four week break in July. Please contact us for details.)
Old Inn, 15 Main Street, Crawfordsburn, Co Down, BT19 1JH  028 9185 3255

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