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Tallaght Men’s Shed wins Sheds for Life competition

We’re delighted to announce that Tallaght Men’s Shed are the winners of the Sheds for Life health information stand competition. This fantastic winning entry is best described in the words of Aaron Maguire, whom everyone at the shed and the IMSA would like to pay special tribute to: “This brochure board was made by Tallaght Men’s Shed Glenview lodge and was …

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Irish Men’s Shed Association Wins 2017 AONTAS STAR Award

The Irish Men’s Sheds Association has been honoured at the 2017 Aontas Star Awards, which recognises achievement in adult and community learning. The IMSA received the Social Inclusion award for the small/medium organisation category. The award is a tribute to the co-operative, skills-sharing ethos of Irish sheds and shedders, which was recognised as an outstanding example of community-focused training by …

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Haven Pharmacy and Irish Men’s Sheds announce multi-year partnership

The men’s sheds movement has received a further boost with the news that IndePharm is to team up with the Irish Men’s Sheds Association in a multi-year partnership. The IndePharm group of pharmacies is well-known in towns and villages throughout Ireland under its brand name of Haven Pharmacies. All members of the IndePharm co-operative are working pharmacists embedded in their …

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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!

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Fisherman’s Friend Shed Series Awards 2017

Congratulations to KC Men’s Shed from Castlemaine, Co. Kerry, who scooped top prize at this year’s Fisherman’s Friend Shed Series awards, hosted in the magnificent surrounding of the National Maritime Museum, Dun Laoghaire. The judges plumped for KC’s Flight of the Dart after casting their eyes over each of the twenty-five finalists. Judges Mairead Lavery (Editor, Irish Country Living), Marcus Connaughton (Presenter, Radio 1’s Seascapes), Barry Sheridan (CEO, Irish Men’s Sheds Association) …

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 …

Sheds for Life Competition

Competition time As part of ‘Sheds for Life’ initiative, the Irish Men’s Sheds Association is offering one lucky shed the chance to chose between winning a tablet or a digital camera for creating the best health information stand for their Shed! Get your shedders together and show off your creativity and skills by building a customised stand to display a …

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Fisherman’s Friend Results

Well done to all the Men’s Sheds that took part in the Fishermans Friend Competition. They launched a challenge to create art that best depicts what Community and Friendship means. Over 25 sheds responded and brought their work to the event in the National Maritime Museum of Ireland. Everyone was impressed with the high standard of entries. It was great …

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Croke Park GAA Museum Visit

Would your Shed be interested in a trip to the GAA Museum? We have a Irish Men’s Shed Special Offer of special rates for the tour and meal. For more details please contact the IMSA head office at 01 8916150. Please note this offer is only open to Shed members.

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IMSA Official Handbook launch

The Irish Men’s Shed Association are pleased to present its first official handbook. It is the result of learning from the hundreds of Men’s Sheds in Ireland and elsewhere. The aim of the Handbook is to help you to work well together in the development and running of your Shed. The Handbook is currently being launched Nationally and so far …

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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 …