Branch Events

Midland Branch

Branch Email Contact: rstamidlandbranch@gmail.com  

Christmas Lunch 2018:  Tuesday 11th December at 12.30 pm in Longford Arms Hotel, Longford. Contact Branch Secretary at the email address above for further details.

Congratulations! Padraig O'Doherty, member of Midland Branch, was elected President of RSTA National Committee at the 2018 RSTA National Convention in Cork.  The Branch wishes him a successful term of office and offers our wholehearted support.

Report on Visit to Longford Cathedral:  RSTA Midland branch recently enjoyed a tour of the beautifully restored Longford Cathedral guided by Midland member and RSTA President Padraic O'Doherty.  Padraic has generously offered to guide a tour for any other branch or members who would like to visit.

Read a report of the the visit here: 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

Galway Branch

Branch Email Contact:  rstagalwaybranch@gmail.com

Christmas Lunch: Wednesday 12th December in the Galway Bay Hotel. Mulled wine reception at 1pm followed by lunch at 2pm. Cost €25. RSVP by Friday December 1st to Mary Francis-O'Conghaile. Looking forward to welcoming new members.

RSTA National Conference and AGM May 2019: Our branch will be hosting the event next year and work is already well under way to making this a happy and successful event.  We are looking forward to socializing and the support of our colleagues from all RSTA branches.

Report on 2017 Branch activities: Report

Cork Branch

Branch Email: rstacorkbranch@gmail.com

Christmas Lunch: Thursday December 6th at Hayfield Manor Hotel at 1 pm. Cost €35 (subsidised). Payment: Send cheque to the Branch Treasurer or pay at the Branch AGM or Mass for deceased members. Contact the branch by email for name and postal address of the Treasurer.

Branch Program of Events September to December 2018: SocialCalendarSeptDec.pdf

Photos from Cork Branch: : https://flic.kr/s/aHsmavGQDc

Waterford Branch

Branch Email: rstawaterford@gmail.com 

2018 Annual General Meeting: Tuesday 20th November at 11 am in Waterford Teachers' Centre. Tea/coffee at 10.30 am. Click on the link  for a copy of the Agenda.

The Committee has decided to hold the AGM as a SOLO EVENT -  there will be no invited speaker, no associated event. Please expedite the conduct of business by emailing motions and nominations to the branch before Wednesday 14th November.

It is hoped that members will turn out in numbers to show support for the Branch events and activities. Suggestions for more of the same, or for something different can be put forward in the form of motions at the meeting.

To volunteer to serve on the committee put your name forward or nominate anyone you know who would like to serve.

November Update: Branch AGM Tuesday 20th November.  Annual Bridge Event Friday 30th November.  Click on the link for full details of these and other regular branch events: Update_Nov_2018.pdf

RSTAw Bridge Event  Friday 30th November. Entry date has been extended. Entry form available to download at link below.  To date 26 names are in - 6 tables plus a pair.  Send your form in now if you have not already done so.  Partners can be arranged on the day if need be. Note the venue - Waterford Golf Club. Tea and scones on arrival.  Play starts at 10.15 am. Booking_Form_Bridge_Event.pdf

Anthology of Teachers' Writings - Your opportunity to contribute to the Anthology. Guidelines for submission and application form are in the attachments: Guidelines.pdf   Application_Form.pdf

2018/19 Regular Events Resume:  Click on the link for further details. Regular_Events__201819.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.

Branch Email: rstadublinbranch@gmail.com

Christmas Lunch 2018: Wednesday 5th December in Wynns Hotel. Booking Details

Report: Hands Across the Border visit: Hands-across-the-Border-June-13th-2018.pdf

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

North Eastern Branch

Branch Email: rstanortheastbranch@gmail.com

Branch Report 2016/2017

CLICK here to view photos from North East branch

Tipperary Branch

Branch Email: rstatipperarybranch@gmail.com

Branch AGM 2018: Monday November 5th at 2.15 pm in Brian Boru Restaurant, Cashel.

Christmas Lunch: Wednesday December 12th in Baileys Hotel, Cashel.  Further details after AGM.

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

Mayo Branch

Branch Email: rstamayobranch@gmail.com

Christmas Lunch: Tuesday 4th December in Ashford Castle.  Cost (subsidised): €35 for members, €50 for non-members. Special rates for RSTA members for overnight accommodation (limited availability).  Final date to confirm booking is Monday 26th November.  Click on the links for full details of lunch, special rates for overnight accommodation and copy of the menu. Lunch_Ashford.pdf.  Ashford_Menu.pdf

Mass for deceased members:  Tuesday 20th November in The Monastery. Lunch after Mass in Turlough House.

MAYO_Calendar of Events_201819.pdf 

Clare Branch

Branch Email: rstaclarebranch@gmail.com   Members are notified of meetings/events by text.

Wickow Branch

Branch Email: info@rsta.ie

Wexford Branch

Branch Email: rstawexfordbranch@gmail.com

Summary of Branch Activities 2016/17 Wexford_Branch_Activities_Report.pdf

Sligo Branch

Branch Contact: info@rsta.ie

Christmas Lunch 2018:  Thursday 13th December at 1.30 pm in Sligo Park Hotel

Report of Branch Activities 2017/18Sligo_Activities_201718.pdf

Kilkenny Branch

Branch Email: rstakilkennybranch@gmail.com

Branch Secretary:  Valerie O'Shea

Branch report 2016/17: Branch_Events_2016-2017.pdf

Kildare Branch

Officers:  Margaret Hayes (Chairperson), Valerie O'Shea (Secretary).

Branch Email: rstakildarebranch@gmail.com

Athlone Branch

Branch Email: info@rsta.ie

Donegal Branch

Branch Email contact: info@rsta.ie

Limerick Branch

Branch Email:  info@rsta.ie

Kerry Branch

Branch email: info@rsta.ie

Christmas Lunch 2018:  Wednesday 28th November at 12 noon in Ballygarry House Hotel, Tralee