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Final Consultation of our Strategic Plan.

Last year we developed a strategic plan for the next few years of our work in the Irish Men’s Sheds Association. It was presented to our members at the AGM and we would now like to get a final round of feedback from our registered members before we approve it as our main guiding document between now and the end …

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Thank you for a great Conference!

The IMSA Board and Staff are delighted to have this opportunity to thank everyone involved in our conference which took place over the weekend. We feel that the event was a great success and it would not have been so without the efforts of all those who organised, attended and spoke over the weekend. thank you all! Here a few …

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John Evoy wins ‘Impact’ award from the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland.

John Evoy of the Irish Men’s Sheds Association was one of three social entrepreneurs who were the winners of an ‘Impact’ award at the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards on Monday night last. President Michael D Higgins presented awards to the winners at a ceremony in Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin on Sunday. He said: “The range of endeavours shortlisted is …

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Thank you for all of the Support.

On behalf of the Irish Men’s Sheds Association I would like to wish you a peaceful Christmas and New Year and would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your kind support during 2013. 2013 has been a fantastic year for the Men’s Shed Movement in Ireland and we at the IMSA are very grateful for all of the wonderful support …

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Calendar Fundraiser for Men’s Sheds

Creative Design and Print in Wexford have been working with us to offer the Sheds an opportunity to make a few bob in the run up to Christmas. They have designed some calendars which can be adjusted to include pictures specific to each shed. For example, if your shed chooses to get 100 12 page calendars – option 2. Then you …

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New Book by Tom Logan.

A FUNNY THING  HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE  MEN’S SHED By TOM LOGAN Tom Logan, A Shedder from Bannow in Co. wexford wrote this book and has asked us to tell you all about it and where it can be purchased. Here are a few words about Tom in his own words. “I was born in Liverpool, England, in 1951 I came …

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The Men’s Shed App is here!

Since we were established in 2011 we have been inundated with requests for a “How to” guide for the setting up and the running of Men’s Sheds.  Up to this point we have been circulating the Australian Men’s Sheds Associations Manual, which we are very grateful for but which was specific to the Australian context. So now, with the support of …

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IMSA AGM and Conference dates announced.

This years AGM of the Irish Men’s Sheds Association will be held on the 9th of October in the Beresford Hotel in Dublin and we will be having our National Conference for Men’s Sheds in Castlebar, Co. Mayo on the 16th of November. The details of these events can be seen on our events calendar.

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Full line up for Friday and Saturday in Castlebar

Here is the program for Friday and Saturday: To download click here: IMSA Conference 2013 Program ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ National Conference The National Conference of The Irish Mens Association will be held in the GMIT Castlebar on the weekend of Nov 15th/16th/17th with the main events being held on the Saturday Nov 16th in St Mary’s Hall., GMIT. 10am-5pm This is a gathering …

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Provincial Men’s Sheds Events Announced.

Since our first Men’s Shed get together in Goery in 2010 we have endeavored to hold a number of meetings each year where men from all of the Men’s Sheds on this Island would come together and share ideas, learn from each other and enjoy each other’s company.  We have had some great events in Tipperary, Arkolw, Limerick, Moynalty, Dundalk, …

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The Irish Men’s Sheds Association makes the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Finalist Program 2013

We are delighted to be part of the 2013 Finalists Programme in Social Entrepreneurs Ireland. The Irish Men’s Sheds Association joins organisations concerned with access to residential care for children, to affordable mental health services, rehabilitation service for young people caught up in crime – among others – in the final eight. Each organisation on the shortlist will receive three …