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Full line up for Friday and Saturday in Castlebar

Men in the Shed at Galway.

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 of all the sheds of the country and it is estimated that 300 upwards will attend the event. Men travelling from the four corners ... Read More »

Provincial Men’s Sheds Events Announced.

Pallet Shed

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, Sligo and most recently in Kilarney. In some ways we have become victims of our own success and as the numbers of Sheds and ... Read More »

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

SEI finalists 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 months of support and guidance before a final award of €130,000 in direct funding as well as €70,000 worth of support over two years ... Read More »

Men’s Health Week Monday 10th June to Sunday 16th June

Men's Health Week 2013

Hi Shedders, Today marks the start of Men’s Health Week in Ireland. The objective of the week is to raise awareness of men’s health issues and to galvanise some of us into some action which will make our lives longer, happier and healthier.  The theme of this years Men’s Health Week is ‘Action Men – Turning Words into Action’. This is an ideal time to review your own health and make ONE resolution on how you might improve it on an on going basis. ... Read More »

Invite to All Men’s Sheds to take part in SOAP BOX RACE

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Millstreet Men’s Shed and Millstreet Development Group invite to all Men’s Sheds to take part in SOAP BOX RACE On the 7th of July a Soap Box Race will take place in Millsteet Co. Cork and you Shed is invited to enter a home (Shed) made cart. All inquiries to Bertie at 087 6793841 or Nicola 087 901 9001 Rules Scrutiny will take place on the day of the race. All carts will have passed the examination to enter the race. Insp ection focuses ... Read More »

Sligo OT wins prestigious Ann Beckett Award for work with Men’s Shed.

Left to right; Anne Ward, Carla O’Hara, Rodrigo Frade, Theresa Peacock and Ruth Boland

Pictured above are: Left to right; Anne Ward, Carla O’Hara, Rodrigo Frade, Theresa Peacock and Ruth Boland. On 19th April, Rodrigo Frade, Senior Occupational Therapist, HSE Sligo Mental Health Services, accepted the Ann Beckett award for his work on the Men’s Shed Initiative in Sligo at the Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland (AOTI) annual conference in Mullingar. This award is given to the project that during the previous year has shown to best promote inclusion and links with community agencies amongst others. The competition ... Read More »