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A Men’s Shed is a community based project, where men or women can come together to learn, share skills and make long-lasting friendships together.
Most sheds engage in activities such as woodwork, gardening, carpentry and community work. However, there are more special interests sheds that focus on things like music, fishing and restoration work.
Sligo Leader can provide supports to Men’s (or Women’s) Sheds in the county.
We offer assistance to newly established groups, providing advice on:
- Agreeing a constitution
- Establishing rules and general governance procedures
- Gaining and maintaining membership
- Sourcing funding and linking in with decision making bodies
- Holding an AGM
- Identifying interesting activities
- Locating a viable premises
Sligo Leader was involved with setting up Sligo Men’s Shed in the town in 2012 and has helped oversee its successful development to its current status as a thriving community resource for the men of Sligo.
We have also provided supports to Enniscrone Men’s Shed, Tubbercurry Men’s Shed, Dromore West Men’s Shed and Geevagh Men’s Shed over the years.
Find out more:
Tel: 071 9141138