Geevagh Men’s Shed/Community of Lough Arrow Social Project
This Men’s Shed was started in 2011 with thanks to the efforts of a number of local men and local contractors who renovated it, the Men’s Shed is based out of the Old Community Centre in Geevagh.
It has a great workshop, complete with tools and workbenches. There is also an office/computer room which is also used for meetings and relaxing. There is a fantastic polytunnel and vegetable garden too with some of the juiciest grapes, apples, and tomatoes. The shed host gardening classes regularly and recently took a site visit to the wonderful kitchen garden at Kilronan Castle. These classes see up to 12 men attend them. If you are someone who, after retiring, you might want to share your skills with other men or come along and just meet new friends.
Starting this month (September), the Men’s Shed was awarded a SICAP grant for a 5 week Gardening course where at the end they will celebrate with a Harvest Festival.
Men’s sheds are more than just woodwork or gardening, they are places where men can find meaning and purpose, where a friend is always there. In a men’s shed we always say the greatest tool we have is the kettle, because there’s nothing more powerful than a cup of tea and a chat.
For more information on Geevagh Men’s Shed
please phone 071 9165577