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

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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 impressive and the empathy, generosity of spirit and commitment to society that has driven each one is inspiring.” John was one of three social ... Read More »

Thank you for all of the Support.

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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 we received over the last 12 months. The number of Men’s Sheds which make up our Association has almost doubled since this time last year and ... Read More »

Calendar Fundraiser for Men’s Sheds

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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 send 12 pictures to Noel at Creative Design and Print with your deposit and when you sell the 100 calendars at a price you ... Read More »

New Book by Tom Logan.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Men's Shed.

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 to live in Ireland ten years ago, and settled in County Wexford, I am a builder(semi retired). I joined the Bannow Mens Shed two years ago, ... Read More »

The Men’s Shed App is here!

The Men's Sheds App

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 the Civil Services Charities Fund and the innovative work of Pixelwizz web developers, we have developed an App for smartphones and tablet computers which will be ... Read More »

IMSA AGM and Conference dates announced.

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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. Read More »