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COOLEY men have shown their panache for the kitchen with the launch of a new cookery book written and designed by those involved in the Cooley Peninsula Men’s Shed project.

Tommy Cowan who have been involved in the project for the last few months. The book is edited by former Bush Post Primary School principal Kevin Conroy and also features beautiful pictures of the Cooley Peninsula. One of those behind the cookbook, Owen Mulligan, said the Cooley Peninsula Men’s Shed has been running for about 18 months and it has …

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Nearly Nude

Fair Play to the Ballyleague Men’s Shed, a Brilliant idea! I wonder will this encourage other Men’s Sheds around the Country to have a go at a Nearly Nude Calendar??

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Blessington Men’s Shed on Television.

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 …

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Happy Birthday Tuam Men’s Shed

So this time last year we officially opened and what a year it has been. We now have a very busy workshop with Men from all over the area calling in sharing their skills and having a chat. We are a welcoming place and the Men who use it find it great – sure it’s better than being stuck at …

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New Men’s Shed Launched in Limavady Town.

Mayor of Limavady, Ald Alan Robinson, attended the launch event along with existing ‘shedder’, staff, funders , committee members and members of the local community. Following the success of their Mens Shed project based at the Be Safe Be Well office in Foreglen Community Centre, which opened in April 2013, they decided to open a project in Limavady in response …

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How the Aussies saw our Festival

International Mens Shed Gathering- Dublin October 3-5 The Irish Mens Shed Association hosted the first International Mens Shed Gathering as part of their 2014 conference held at the Helix Centre in Dublin. With the theme “Learning from Down Under’ the AMSA was represented at the conference with 3 delegates David Helmers (AMSA,CEO) Paul Sladdin (AMSA Board Member and President of …

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TOOLS FOR LIFE

  Eric Grinda of the  Australian Men’s Shed Association sent us this piece about a documentary he is hoping to make soon. launching a project on the Kickstarter platform to raise funds to make a documentary film called « Tools for life ». The film is a unique focus on an Australian concept – the mens shed. There are 800 of these …

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The Bard of Armagh

  Below is a link to a video made by Irish TV and features the  Armagh Men’s Shed. In the clip a member of the Armagh Men’s Shed explain what they do at the Shed, for example, woodwork, crafts, they also run  some courses concerning mental health. I hope you find it interesting.   http://www.irishtv.ie/category/ireland/ulster/armagh/ Irish TV Westport Industrial Park …

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Have you visited Men’s Shed Kilbeggan yet?

      Up and running for three months now, Kilbeggan Men’s Shed meets every Wednesday between 11am and 1pm, at the former steel and cladding premises beside Dunbia. – See more at: http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/news/roundup/articles/2014/11/04/4033607-have-you-visited-mens-shed-kilbeggan-yet/#sthash.04FZzNT7.dpuf.  Here they have an indoor and outdoor workshop, and are in the process of doing up a cabin, where they can have a cup of tea and …

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Skibbereen Men’s Shed looking for new members

SKIBBEREEN Men’s Shed is now located in the Tower Lodge, Liss Ard Estate (Turn right at Lake Cross for Tragumna, drive for a few minutes and Tower Lodge is located on the right hand side as you turn left again for Tragumna). The men meet there every Wednesday from 3pm – 7pm. The shed are looking for new members all …