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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. …

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Please send us the news from your Men’s Shed.

In this section of our website we will be posting the news, stories, projects and pictures from the Men’s Sheds right across this Island and further afield. So if you have events coming up, exciting projects or interesting pictures please send them to us at info(at)menssheds.ie and we will post them here. Make sure you include some photos and as …

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Swords Men’s Shed Group Going From Strength To Strength

The ever popular Men’s Shed groups around the locality are going from strength to strength. On foot of a possible expansion for the Portmarnock group, local councillor Darragh Butler recently enquired about the group in Swords. Butler was keen to see that a group be established, given that Swords is due to be developed significantly in the near future. The …

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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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AMSA 2015 Conference Update

The Australian Men’s Shed Association 6th National Conference will be held at Newcastle Civic Precinct, New South Wales, Australia from the 17th to the 20th of October 2015. Full details can be found on the conference website.  The Conference Committee are seeking submissions from members of the Australian Men’s Shed Association (AMSA) or other interested parties to present during the …

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Wicklow Men’s Shed Power Tool Course.

What’s happening at Wicklow Men’s Shed these days? Currently some of the members are taking a certified power tool safety course which will allow them to be insured to use all the tools in the shed. Suzie will be in this week to progress the planting and gardening – hopefully this will progress to the Community Garden where we have a plot. …

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Northern Men’s Sheds Network

Over the past few months the Men’s Sheds in Northern Ireland have been working together and have developed their own website and social media presence. This is the link to their Facebook page and this is the link to their Twitter account  Here is an excerpt from their new website: northernirelandmenssheds.org [box type=”shadow” align=”aligncenter” ]The Northern Men’s Shed Network was set …

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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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Men’s Shed patron in Australia amazed by movement’s growth here

Noel Hickey in the Kilarney Men’s Shed An academic researcher who contributed significantly to the growth of the Men’s Shed movement in Australia — where it all began — has admitted to being highly impressed by the growth of the organisation in Ireland. The remarkable growth of the movement in Ireland in the past five years has been such that …

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Portumna Men’s Shed Quiz Night

 Portumna Men’s Shed is having a table Quiz on Friday the 27th March in the Arch House Pub Portumna beginning at 9.30 pm. We would appreciate your support.  087 093 2361 087 117 9881 portumnamensshed@gmail.com Address St. Brigids Road Portumna, Ireland Co. Galway, Ireland

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Priorswood & District Men’s Shed

Some of the activities we have participated in, in our Men’s Shed are. Photography, Genealogy, Local History, Gardening, Healthy Eating / Cooking, Walk & Talk, Specialized Painting, we plan to visit other Men’s Sheds and Visit the Titanic Museum, Guinness Hop Store, Glasnevin Graveyard, Dublin City Bus Tour and many more interesting activities.  Our aim is to improve the health …