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Galway Branch

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Mayo Branch

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Mayo Branch Trip to Florence October 2019. 

The itinerary including full details of flights, prices and booking form is available at the following link: Italy_Trip_2019.pdf

Important:  Completed booking form together with deposit and a copy of your passport must be returned to Antoinette before Wednesday 24th April 2019. Contact details for Antoinette are included in the booking form.

Mayo Branch Trip to Derry 2019: A group of Mayo members paid a recent visit to the Seamus Heaney Centre and Derry City.  The group is pictured here with the Rev David Latimer, the Presbyterian Minister who befriended Martin McGuinness.  The visit also included a guided tour of the Bogside and the museum of the Apprenticeboys.

Derry group

MAYO_Calendar of Events_201819.pdf

Cork Branch

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A Coffee Morning is held first Wednesday of each month in Hayfield Manor Hotel, College Road at 11.15 am.  All welcome.

Calendar of Events February to May 2019: Cork_Calendar_2019.pdf

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Waterford Branch

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Boules in the Park will resume Wednesday 1st May 2019 in The Peoples Park next to the Park Lodge Cafe at 11 am.  All welcome.  Team selection will depend on regular practice!  Tea/coffee and chat afterwards

Games Afternoon Thursday 6th June:  RSTAw has organised a taster session in indoor bowls and pickleball (a cross between tennis and table tennis). These are low impact sports suitable for retired people.  Click here for full details.

RSTAw 2019 Tour: Bratislava,Vienna and Budapest, first weekend of October. Basic tour cost is €689 per person sharing (single supplement is €32 per person per night). Cost will be reduced to €669 if group exceeds people. View and download full tour details and booking response form: _Tour_Details.pdf        

Branch Activities Update - January 2019:  Regular branch activities at this link: Activities_2019.pdf

Dublin Branch

Branch Meetings: Regular branch meetings are held on first Wednesday of each month at 11 am in the Teachers' Club, Parnell Square. Exceptions: January: meeting on the second Wednesday.  May: no monthly meeting due to attendance at the Annual National Conference. July and August: no regular monthly meeting but activities organised by the Summer Activities Committee. December: No regular monthly meeting due to our annual Christmas Lunch which is held on first Wednesday in December.

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Obituary Notice: It is with regret that we report the death of Ann Brodie (nee Brady) on 30th October 2018. In 1983 she was appointed Principal in Our Lady's School Terenure being was the first lay principal in a religious school in Ireland. Read the Obituary here.

May 2019 - there wil be no branch meeting in May as we will be travelling to Galway for the RSTA Annual National conference.

Report on Branch visit to Seamus Heaney's Home Place and Derry City: Séamus_Heaney_Visit.pdf

Report: Dublin Branch Activities 2017/18: Annual_Report__20172018.pdf

Midland Branch

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Congratulations! Padraig O'Doherty, member of Midland Branch, was re-elected President of RSTA National Committee at the 2019 RSTA National Convention in Galway.  The Branch wishes him a successful term of office and offers our wholehearted support.

Branch trip to Spain: Group in Ronda


Reporton on visit to Longford Cathedral: Cathedral_visit.pdf

Report from Branch Trip to Indochina: Members and friends enjoyed an exciting trip to Indochina recently.  Read a report of the trip and photos below:

Report_from_Indo_trip.pdf    Photos:   Group_in_Indochina.jpg     Indochina.jpg

Clare Branch

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Branch Report May 2019: Clare_Branch_Report_2019.pdf

Events May 2019:  Visit to Scattery Island on Friday May 24th and Summer Lunch in Henry's Bisto on May 29th.  Contact branch secretary for details.

North Eastern Branch

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Branch Report 2016/2017

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Tipperary Branch

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Report of Summer Outing 2018:  A very successful Branch Summer outing to Fethard was held on May16th. Click on the link to read an account of the day:    Fethard.pdf

Kilkenny Branch

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Branch Secretary:  Valerie O'Shea

Branch Visit to Fethard 2019: Members recently enjoyed a wonderful tour of Fethard with guide Terry Cunningham.  Click on the link to view more photos of the visit:

Fethard Tour


Wexford Branch

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Sligo Branch

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Athlone Branch

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Donegal Branch

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Retirement Dinner 2019:  RSTA President Padraic O'Doherty attended the recent retirement function for retirees in the Donegal ASTI branch.  

Donegal group

RSTA President presented a copy of the history of RSTA to Michael Doherty, Cahir of Donegal ASTI Branch.

Donegal presentation

Kerry Branch

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Limerick Branch

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Wickow Branch

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