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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.

Castlebar Men's Shed

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 »

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 »