Youghal Men’s Shed / Social Club
The group would like to welcome Kevin Kelly as their new chairperson 2015
What is the Youghal Men’s Shed / Social Club
The Men’s Social Club has been in existence for over 11 years. It was established to provide a space for men of all ages, and social groups to meet in a friendly and understanding atmosphere. to promote the development of men in a society where men fail to reach their potential
2008 with the start up of Men’s shed in Ireland, our committee decided to affiliate with the Irish Men’s Shed Association, hence forth we are known as Youghal Men’s Shed / Social Club
Our Shed is open to men from all walks of life, as a group we undertake a variety of social activities, such as fishing, 10 pin bowling, Chess classes, Computer classes, Craft pottery and art classes, with tutors on hand to give expert advice, and we go on visits to centre of national interest and networking with similar groups to ourselves.
Our drop in centre in Cumann na Daoine is known as the Den, and is open most mornings from 10.30 to 1.00pm, why not drop in for a cupa, tea / coffee chat,
We hold our group meetings in Cumann na Daoine every Thursday morning at 11.00am for approximately hour and a half. The topics discussed are at the discretion of members. and forward planning agreed on by the committee Usually a guest speaker if possible every three months is invited to attend.
On Fridays we hold our Indoor Green Bowls from 2pm to 4pm in cumann na daoine which is open to men and women
Some activities during the year: On Monday June 2nd twelve members are travelling to Belfast and Derry for five days, we will be staying at the Premier Inn hotels
Thursday 26th June 11am Cumann Na Daoine
RSA. Road safety Authority are giving a talk on all aspects of road safety, Pedestrians, Cyclists, and cars
On Thursday 18th July, the group took a trip from Youghal to Cappoquin by boat up the Blackwater, twelve members went and had a picnic somewhere up the river
Youghal Mens Social club & Shed over the years have met up with Dungarvan Men’s Social & Educational Group and Dungarvan Men’s Shed for their annual ten pin bowling night at Perks Entertainment Centre
We are always on the lookout for new members so why not come along or encourage someone else to join.
Michael Dempsey or Liam Power if you’d like to find out more about the group (tel 024 91900