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Mens Shed Ballyleague (Lanesborough area) Appeal!!!!!

ballyleague appeal

WE NEED YOUR HELP…..PLEASE…. the Mens Shed Ballyleague (Lanesborough area) is moving its boat building workshop into a new location in March and we need to install a new source of heat for the lads…do you know where there is an old pot belly stove (or any other type of open stove) laying around that could be donated to us?…maybe its an old one that needs cleaning or refurbishment …we would be delighted to get it and we will collect it anywhere around the ... Read More »

Great News The Irish Men’s Sheds Association Has been short listed for this years STAR AWARDS


ADULT LEARNERS’ FESTIVAL 23rd February – 28th February 2015  What are the STAR Awards?The STAR Awards (Showcasing Teamwork, Awarding Recognition) are an awards initiative coordinated by AONTAS as part of the annual Adult Learners’ Festival to acknowledge the fantastic work undertaken by adult learning projects throughout Ireland. The awards celebrate the positive contribution that these projects make to our society, our economy and our local communities. 9 awards in total will be granted to adult learning projects based within the island of Ireland. An ... Read More »


funny february

Thought some of you Guys might get a laugh out of this website!! Here is message from Funny February, its non profit organisation.” Good morning funny people, feel free to post to our page. Only requirement is that it’s funny and brings à smile. Funny stories, videos, pictures, quotes etc are all welcome. So get posting peeps, lets bring something to someone else’s day”. Read More »

The first Shed in Sweden: Shed in Malmö – can we help?

shed i malo

It has taken about 2 years, but the gents in Malmö, Sweden, have finally found a location right to start a Shed. It’s a semi-basement of about 110 square meters that has long been used by a sail maker. He has moved on; we want to move in. With grand plans of bringing the Shed movement to the Nordic countries, it has been made clear that the first step is to prove to government funders that the concept works in the Nordic context. This ... Read More »

Blessington Men’s Shed on Television.

blessington mehs shed

Here is an Article sent to me by Mr Kevin Byrne from the Blessington Men’s Shed.  The Irish channel,Showcase were in the Blessington mens shed today 28/11/2014 and it went very well.They took some video of  the men relaxing. playing pool, darts etc.Then they took some shots of our workshop and the guys working on various projects. We do a  good deal of furniture repairs, a bit of upholstery, polishing  etc . We try to fix anything the locals want repaired as they find ... Read More »

Pride of Place Awards


Congratulations to the New Ross Men’s shed and the Allotments group for winning an award at the IPB Pride of Place Awards November 2014 in the West  County Hotel Ennis.  An all-island competition that acknowledges the work that communities are doing all over the island of Ireland.  The award was for  first place in the Community Health Category. Judges’ Citation: What impressed the judges in this instance was the impact this excellent community health initiative has made on so many people in the community. This ... Read More »