features in Irish Tatler Man

The Irish Men’s Sheds Association’s groundbreaking men’s health website,, features in the current, Autumn edition of Irish Tatler Man. The article covers the City Hall launch of on July 20th and explains the benefits the site offers to men of all ages and backgrounds. Pick up your copy in all good newsagents now!

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Kingdom of Sheds: Men’s Sheds in The Kerryman

For well over a hundred years, the Kerryman has been the newspaper of choice for locals in the Co. Kerry. This week’s issue, out on April 5th, features a sixteen-page supplement on men’s sheds in Kerry. The Kingdom has always been a stronghold of the men’s shed movement in Ireland, and the prominence afforded to sheds in this week’s issue …

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‘Through the Eyes of Men’ – Kilcock Men’s Shed

This video, produced by Men’s Health Forum in Ireland, provides a fine and heartwarming insight into the work of Kilcock Men’s Shed, and the men’s sheds movement generally. Well done to the lads from Kilcock, Co. Kildare on being such great ambassadors for men’s sheds!

Video: Tralee Men’s Shed

A day in the life of Tralee Men’s Shed, as beautifully filmed by John Fitzgerald. Details for Tralee Men’s Shed below Tralee Men’s Shed The Mart, Caherslee, Tralee, Co. Kerry 066 718 0790 John Foley 087 6160128 Trisha Dowling 087 616 0128

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Sheds in the News

It’s always good to see sheds feature in the local and national media, spreading the positive message of the Men’s Sheds movement far and wide. Carrigaline Men’s Shed recently had some distinguished visitors, as Housing Minister Simon Coveney and Cork County Mayor Seamus McGrath helped turn the sod on Phase 1 of their new premises in Waterpark. Minister Coveney told West Cork’s …

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People of the Year 2015

Huge congratulations to our Founder of the Irish Men’s Sheds Association John Evoy on his winning of a People of the Year Award on Saturday night.  This prestigious award is well deserved and recognises the tireless work and passion of John’s in founding and developing our National Association.  It acknowledges the work that the Irish Men’s Sheds Association is doing …

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Fingal Council backs Men’s Shed Movement

Fingal County Council has expressed its support of the Men’s Shed Movement, stating that it is already working with a number of groups across the region. A Men’s Shed is a, friendly meeting place where men come together and undertake a variety of mutually agreed activities. Cllr Darragh Butler (FF) had asked the council to work with the Irish Men’s …

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South Tyrone Men’s Shed officially opened

Social Development Minister, Mervyn Storey, has officially opened the South Tyrone Men’s Shed, which is welcoming new members from the Coalisland and Dungannon areas.
 Representative Jim McQuaid said members are able to gather and work on meaningful projects at their own pace. Anyone who is interested in joiningcan find out more by contacting Marian Dorman, neighbourhood renewal health co-ordinator, on …

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Turning Point TV Documentary

The Irish Men’s Sheds Association, along with John Evoy, was featured on Turning Point.  This television documentary was filmed during the summer of 2012 on location in various Men’s Sheds across Ireland.  The production team visited several Sheds including the ones at Killarney, Tipperary Town, Armagh City, Blanchardstown in Dublin and Taghmon, Bannow and Enniscorthy in Co. Wexford.  Turning Point aired …

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Too many men still suffering in silence – President

[box type=”shadow” align=”aligncenter” ]This is the second of two articles by Alison Healy which were published in The Irish Times over the weekend in relation to our Men’s Sheds Festival. [/box] Far too many men are continuing to suffer in silence because of an inability to discuss their problems and this results in “alarming” rates of suicide among men, President Michael D Higgins has said. He …

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Men’s Sheds encourage friendship and productivity

[box type=”shadow” align=”aligncenter” ]This is the first of two articles by Alison Healy which were published in The Irish Times over the weekend in relation to our Men’s Sheds Festival. [/box] The bond between men and their sheds is well-known but they usually work alone when they disappear into sheds. Now a growing movement is encouraging men with time on …

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Killorglin Men’s Shed Donate to local Charity

Killorglin Men’s Shed presenting Saint Josephs Home with the proceeds of Killorglin Men’s Shed Choir Carol Singing over the Christmas period. Well done Guys!! Killorglin Men’s Shed – Fair Field, Killorglin, Co. Kerry – Stephen O Grady – 087 710 3030 – – Open Monday – Friday, 10 am-4 pm Killorglin Men’s Shed Facebook  Page