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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 …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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

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 …

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Men’s Sheds – a space to forge new friendships

Lifestyle – Judy Murphy hears about a movement for men that is spreading all over the county. Many thanks to Judy and the Galway Tribune. You can visit the original article here. The differences between men and women are many and well documented – and one of the most clichéd is men’s reticence to talk about emotions or feelings. But …

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Carraroe Men’s Shed

Carraroe shed ,Carraroe Co. Galway is the first Men’s Shed in the world run entirely through Irish.We are proud of our language and the men we have as members of our shed. We have focussed so far on local crafts.i.e basket weaving ,building canvas currachs to keep our precious traditions alive.We have worked on the building that was leased to …