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Monaghan men visit Dáil to highlight benefits of Men’s Sheds

Yet more exciting news from the Monaghan Shed.  Following the recent piece on RTE 1 Radio, the  group were invited to  visit Leinster House on Tuesday 13 May.  The following article appeared in The Irish Times. Fifteen members of the Men’s Shed Monaghan visited Leinster House yesterday and highlighted the growing phenomenon in Ireland, where there are now some 100 …

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Men’s Sheds talk to the Youth at Young Social Innovators Showcase 2014

What a day! 6000 young people at the Annual Showcase of Young Social Innovators 2014 at Citywest Dublin 7th May. Ireland has a great future with these 6000 young adults coming at it! They are truly inspiring and their open mindedness is magical. I spoke to so many of them and told them all about Irish Men’s Sheds Association and …

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Launching the Shedders Card!

The Irish Men’s Sheds Association this week launches its Shedders Card initiative; a project that will help the “Shedders” save a few bob in these challenging times and also support the association to grow its services to their members. Full details about the shedders card can be found here.

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We are recruiting two administrators.

The positions are part of the Community Employment Scheme run by the Department of Social Protection. This is a developmental opportunity and accredited training will be provided to support your career. The successful candidates will be proactive self starters who can work as part of a team and on their own initiative. A high level of IT is desirable. Good …

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SOUTH TIPPERARY MEN SHED NETWORKING DAY A HUGE SUCCESS

Recently, the Men Sheds in Tipperary had an Networking Day in Cahir.  This event was coordinated by Veronica Crowe, Community Education Facilitator with Tipperary ETB.  Men’s Sheds from Tipperary Town, Cahir, Clonmel, Cashel , The Commons/Ballingarry attended.  Guest speakers on the day included Tom Ryan and Amy Scanlon, Tipperary ETB Guidance, who gave a snapshot of the various services available …

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Citizen of the Year

Warm congratulations to David Helmers on becoming Citizen of the Year in Austraila DAVID Helmers has been recognised for his role in transforming the Australian Men’s Shed Association from its modest beginnings into one of the largest men’s support groups in Australia http://www.lakesmail.com.au/story/2037157/mens-shed-founder-our-citizen-of-the-year/?cs=749#slide=1

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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 …