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ENNISCORTHY MEN’S SHED SHOWS WHAT THEY ACTUALLY DO M

embers of Enniscorthy Men’s Shed have produced striking artwork (left) to promote what they do. Men’s Sheds are often at a loss to explain what they do and these guys decided to do it through a photo-essay. “Our favourite photo is the tea one (top left) which was photobombed by Stephen,” said member Noel McCormack. “We are proud to say that we didn’t spend money on this project, we scrounge, recycle and upcycle wherever possible,” said Noel. To get ideas flowing, the Enniscorthy men began by discussing evidence-based actions which promote people’s wellbeing. Well worth looking up, says Noel: www.neweconomics.org/ projects/entry/five-ways-to-well-being Wexford Local Development which provides support to Men’s Sheds in the county praised the initiative, noting that sheds are “a great way for men to become involved in their local community”. The photo (bottom, left) shows six of the men: Martin Redmond, Richie Healy, James Breen, Noel McCormack, Paddy Byrne and Stephen Dempsey. ‘Changing Ireland’ is always on the look-out for novel ways to show what community-based projects are really about. How about your project?

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Changing ireland spring 2016, issue 53  

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FRESH JOURNALISM ON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN IRELAND! NEW EVIDENCE THAT EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION WORKS – EQUALITY: Compare life today...

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