The National Conference of The Irish Men's Association will be held in the GMIT Castlebar on the weekend of Nov 15th/16th/17th with the main events being held on the Saturday Nov 16th in St Mary’s Hall., GMIT. 10am-5pm
Men travelling from the four corners of the country will gather to share experiences, exhibit projects, partake in the “Pallet Challenge” and join in the activities of the day.
Guest speakers include, Micheal O Muircheartaigh, Sean Coughlan from Social Entrepreneurs Ireland and Maghus Colin’s from Sand To Snow Adventurers.
There will be performances from Kilorglin Mens Shed Choir and Armagh Sheds Drama Group.
Local and national organisations holding stands on the day include, Pieta House, Mayo Mental Health, the HSE, South West Development, Teagasc, Rock Rose House, Volunteer.ie, Le Cheile FRC, BHP Insurances, Spec Savers, Mc Quillan Tools.
The Irish Heart Foundation will provide free health checks on the day.
It is very important to stress that this event is not exclusively for men. On the contrary there will be something for everyone on the day, from viewing the projects of the various sheds to drama , music and entertaining and inspiring speakers.
There will also be an evening Banquet at the Harlequin Hotel on Saturday evening at a cost of €20 per person. Please contact the hotel directly if you would like to attend. You can contact then at http://www.harlequinhotelcastlebar.ie/ or +353 (0) 94 9286200 and hurry because places are limited.
All are welcome and we look forward to a great event for the IMSA and for the town of Castlebar also.