Well who would of thought that 12 months ago , a small group of men who heard of a idea would of grown into this .
From there we went on to get into a bit of gardening , bike repair , dragon boat racing , saussage saturday's , and having the crack . Here are some the the things we got up to
Of course its all about "having the crack"
To all our Twitter friends ....... your amazing , thank you
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To the tweeps we haven't mentioned , Thank you too
We'd like to say a very special thank you to Patricha Berry and Brand Athy.
To the main stream media who have also helped us , thank you too
What they said about us in the Irish Times
"ANN MARIE HOURIHANE
IT IS A freezing Monday morning on the outskirts of Athy, in Co Kildare. About half a dozen men are already gathered in a unit of an industrial estate. The other units are quiet. This is the local “men’s shed”. "
What they say about us online
Lisa Delaney of the Leinster Leader talks about the shed on her blog and into the pager .
What they say about us on the Radio
Clem and Mick talk about the shed on KFM radio
When RTE came to the shed .
They have scheduled to broadcast what they filmed in November
Sudan , Turkey and Kilkenny ,
Our shed has welcomed groups from all over.
One of the best things we've become known for is our infamous Saussage Saturday .
Most Saturdays , the lads will bring in some saussages , rashers , pudding etc, and thats when we fix the worlds problems , from how the golf went , to who should of being sin binned on the Rugby pitch , to which politician should be hung drawn and quatered .
ocassionally we just yack about serious stuff too