Saturday , November 28 2015

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funny february

Thought some of you Guys might get a laugh out of this website!! Here is message from Funny February, its non profit organisation.” Good morning funny people, feel free to post to our page. Only requirement is that it’s funny and brings à smile. Funny stories, videos, pictures, quotes etc are all welcome. So get posting peeps, lets bring something to someone else’s day”. Read More »

The first Shed in Sweden: Shed in Malmö – can we help?

shed i malo

It has taken about 2 years, but the gents in Malmö, Sweden, have finally found a location right to start a Shed. It’s a semi-basement of about 110 square meters that has long been used by a sail maker. He has moved on; we want to move in. With grand plans of bringing the Shed movement to the Nordic countries, it has been made clear that the first step is to prove to government funders that the concept works in the Nordic context. This ... Read More »

Blessington Men’s Shed on Television.

blessington mehs shed

Here is an Article sent to me by Mr Kevin Byrne from the Blessington Men’s Shed.  The Irish channel,Showcase were in the Blessington mens shed today 28/11/2014 and it went very well.They took some video of  the men relaxing. playing pool, darts etc.Then they took some shots of our workshop and the guys working on various projects. We do a  good deal of furniture repairs, a bit of upholstery, polishing  etc . We try to fix anything the locals want repaired as they find ... Read More »

Pride of Place Awards


Congratulations to the New Ross Men’s shed and the Allotments group for winning an award at the IPB Pride of Place Awards November 2014 in the West  County Hotel Ennis.  An all-island competition that acknowledges the work that communities are doing all over the island of Ireland.  The award was for  first place in the Community Health Category. Judges’ Citation: What impressed the judges in this instance was the impact this excellent community health initiative has made on so many people in the community. This ... Read More »

Armagh Men’s Shed

Cheque Presentation

Armagh Men’s Shed are pleased to announce  that they have raised £6,000 in aid of their charity Macmillan Cancer Support following a number of fundraising events.  The members made a Wendy House and Love Seat during their joinery course at Southern Regional College and together with a lovely patchwork quilt made by one of the members’ wives Mairead Toner, they used these as prizes for a raffle.  The men have been selling tickets outside local supermarkets and other areas every weekend from July to ... Read More »

With Men in Mind

men's day

Mr John Evoy Founder of the Irish Men’s Sheds  will be a Guest speaker at an event to be held in Dublin Next Wednesday. Pieta House is hosting its inaugural International Men’s Day event – With Men in Mind.  It promises to be a fantastic night celebrating the men of Ireland. We think it’s about time too because we are world class men if we do say so ourselves. There’s going to be a mix of music, discussion and #manter (male banter) and we’re going to ... Read More »