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Fisherman’s Friend Shed Series 2016

We are delighted to announce that we have teamed up with Fisherman’s Friend to develop an exclusive competition for our Men’s Sheds.  This is your chance to work together and potentially win a substantial cash prize for your shed.   The Fisherman’s Friend Shed Series launches today! ***Your Shed could be in with a chance of winning €1,500!***   There’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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November Newsletter

Welcome to our new monthly Newsletter Each month the newsletter will keep you updated on all the latest news from the Irish Men’s Sheds Association and sheds around the country. The newsletter will be circulated at the first week of every month. What we would like is for all our sheds to share your stories with us, whether it’s a …

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‘The Men’s Shed Movement’ – now available to order.

Following the recent publication of Barry Golding’s new book ‘The Men’s Shed Movement‘, the Irish Men’s Sheds Association are delighted to announce that we have limited copies of the book available. You can order a copy by contacting the IMSA office at 01 8916150. This book is essential reading and has a Chapter devoted to case studies of Men’s Sheds …

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Barry Goldings new book

We are delighted to announce that Barry Goldings new book The Men’s Shed Movement book has just been published! More detail about the book can be found via: http://barrygoanna.com/2014/05/29/new-and-forthcoming-books/ This book is essential reading and has a Chapter devoted to case studies of Men’s Sheds in Ireland. The book has been added to the Common Ground Publishing bookstore and can …

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Men of the Year Awards

The Irish Men’s Sheds Association is delighted to announce that we are the chosen Charity for the Irish Tatler Man Men of the Year Awards 2015.  This awards program is long overdue and has specifically been launched to recognize and applaud the achievements of genuine male role models in their respective fields; men that are really making a positive difference to …

Online Wellness Workshops

Suicide or Survive are running a series of Wellness Workshops.  Each year they run around 30 Wellness Workshops all around Ireland. These workshops take up to 40 participants and are free-of-charge for people to attend.  You can find a calendar of forthcoming workshops on their website here: www.suicideorsurvive.ie/services/wellness-workshop Or you can take a look at the online version of the Wellness …

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Armagh Men’s Shed and The National Lottery Awards 2015

Armagh Men’s Shed are delighted to have reached the finals of The National Lottery Awards 2015.   The Awards are an annual search to find the UK’s favourite Lottery-funded projects, and they aim to celebrate and recognise the difference that those projects have made to people, places and communities.    Armagh Men’s Shed are competing against six other projects for the …

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Want to improve the quality of life in your community?

Duncan Stewart is heading up the judging panel for this year’s Get Involved contest and Davie from Cultivate ( http://www.cultivate.ie/ ) is a catalyst for the project. Davie is searching for community led projects that have the potential for creating livelihoods and increasing the well-being of a local area. Communities all over Ireland have the opportunity to partner with their local …

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Dail on the Dole

John Halligan meets Craig Harrison from the Waterford Men’s Shed and Michael Cass from the Dungarvan Men’s Shed on the new TV3 program Dail on the Dole broadcast on Monday May 11th at 21:00. You can see it back by visiting the following This link to the TV3 player

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Boyle Men’s Shed constructs scale model of Gallipoli beach landing

Last year, Boyle Men’s Shed in Co Roscommon resolved to build a diorama to mark each year of the centenary of the first World War. When it came to 1915, there was only one event which could be considered – the disastrous landings at V Beach in Gallipoli on April 25th, 1915, that cost the lives of hundreds of Irishmen. …