Branch Events

North Eastern Branch

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Upcoming Events 2017

Wednesday 8th November: Branch Annual General Meeting in the Shirley Arms Hotel, Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan at 2 pm.

Monday 4th December: Annual Christmas Lunch in Cabra Castle Hotel, Kingscourt, Co Cavan at 12.30 pm.  More details later. 

Cork Branch

AGM 2016: Officers elected were Rena Hennessy (Chair), Tomás MacCarthaigh (Secretary), Mary Hurley (Treasurer).

Branch meetings are held in Bru Columbanus, Cardinal Way, Wilton.  Monthly coffee mornings are held in Hayfield Manor.  Further details in the Calendar link below.

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Report on Branch Activites 2016/17

"Cuairt ar an Roimh 2016" .  Read Tomás MacCarthaigh's report here.

Clare Branch

AGM 2016: Officers elected were Helen Meade (Chair), Mary Carroll (Secretary), Kathleen Pyne (Treasurer).

Branch Email:   Members are notified of meetings/events by text.

Dublin Branch

Branch Meetings: Regular branch meetings are held on first Wednesday of each month at 11 am in the Teachers' Club, Parnell Square.

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Christmas Lunch 2017: Wednesday December 6th in Wynn's Hotel

All are welcome.  Cost €30 including a glass of wine or soft drink. Payment to Catherine McHugh as soon as possible. N.B. the deadline for payment is November 29th. Tables for individual schools can be arranged.  We will have our usual free Monster Raffle with lots of great prizes.

Members are reminded that there will be no meeting on the day of the Christmas Lunch.

Report of Dublin Branch Activities 2016/17: Branch_Report_201617.pdf

Tipperary Branch

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Mayo Branch

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Branch Officers Elected for 2017/18: Carmel Heneghan (Chair), Kevin McMahon (Secretary), Antoinette Casey (Treasurer), Esther McHale (Asst Secretary).

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Thursday 26th October: Group Walk in Balla Forest Walk. Assemble at Market Square Balla at 10.45 am.

Monday 20th November: Group Walk in Ballinrobe - the Bower Walk. Assemble at 10.45 am at the entrance to the walk which is signposted on the Castlebar Road entrance to the town.  Parking space available.

Thursday 14th December: Christmas Lunch in Ashford Castle. Details will be circulated later.

November (date to be confirmed): Annual mass for deceased mambers

Branch Events planned for 2018:  Overnight trip to Derry in February and day trip to the Burren in April/May.  Both outings subject to demand. Details will be circulated closer to the the event dates.

Wickow Branch

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Branch Officers:  Deirdre Larkin (Chair), Eamonn Madigan (Secretary).

Wexford Branch

Branch Officers: Ger Moynihan (Chairperson), Micheál O'Neill (Secretary).

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Forthcoming Events in Wexford Branch

20th September 2017: Visit to Dunbrody Abbey, Campile, New Ross

15th November: Branch AGM and Presentation by Jim Hurley

11.00 am: Presentation.  Jim will explore the wonderful natural heritage resource values of the Hook Peninsula including its bedrocks with their outstanding fossils, wild plants, amazing underwater marine life, wild birds, whales and dolphins, its nature conservation designatins and more.

12.00 pm: Wexford Branch AGM. Reports from Secretary and Treasurer.  Election of Officers.

6th December: Christmas Dinner at Monart Spa and Hotel Enniscorthy

12.30 pm Mulled wine reception.  1.00 pm sit-down meal.

Summary of Branch Activities 2016/17 Wexford_Branch_Activities_Report.pdf

Sligo Branch

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AGM 2016: Officers elected: Eamon Gaughan (Chair), Brid Armstrong (Secretary), Alice Lindsey (Treasurer).

Branch Annual Report 2015/2016

Kilkenny Branch

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Upcoming Event 2017:  Miss Saigon show at the Bord Gais Theatre on Saturday October 21st at 2.30 pm

The Branch has booked some seats for the show and they are selling out fast. Anyone interested should contact Joan Murphy immediately by email at the branch email address above. Cost €70.50 per person (very good seats). Limited number of seats still available on bus.

Branch activities report 2016/17: RSTA_KILKENNY_Branch_Events_2016-2017.pdf

Midland Branch

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Branch AGM November 2016: Officers elected: Chair: Rosemary Kiernan, Secretary: John Moloney, Treasurer: Gretta Keegan

Congratulations! Padraig O'Doherty, member of Midland Branch, was elected Vice President of RSTA National Committee at the recent AGM in Sligo.  The Branch extends its thanks and appreciation to Midland member Mike Moriarty for his hard work, dedication and service to RSTA in recent years.

Report on Branch visit to the Carravaggio exhibition.

November 2017Tour to Hong Kong, Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos

Athlone Branch

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Galway Branch

AGM October 2016: Officers elected: Tom McGuire (Chair), Patricia D'Arcy (Vice Chair), Mary Francis-O'Conghaile (Hon. Sec), Della Fahy (Treasurer).

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Report on 2017 Branch activities: Report

Donegal Branch

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Waterford Branch

AGM 2016  - Officers elected: John Cunningham (Chairman), Angela McCarthy (Secretary), Paula Hewison (Treasurer).

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Limerick Branch

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Kerry Branch

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Kildare Branch

Branch Officers:  Margaret Hayes (Chairperson), Patricia O'Callaghan (Secretary).

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