Branch Events

Midland Branch

Branch Email Contact: info@rsta.ie   

Officers: Chair: Rosemary Kiernan, Secretary: John Moloney, Treasurer: Gretta Keegan. PRO: Margaret Larkin.

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

Cork Branch

Officers: 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. 

Branch Email: rstacorkbranch@gmail.com

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

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

Waterford Branch

Officers: John Cunningham (Chairman), Henry Collins (Secretary), Paula Hewison (Treasurer).

Branch Email: rstawaterford@gmail.com 

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

Annual Autumn Reception: Please come along on Wednesday 17th October at 6 pm to Waterford Teachers' Centre.  Click on the link below for full details: RSTAw_Reception.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.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Branch AGM Wednesday October 5th.  Click the link for full details:AGM_October_2018.pdf

Branch Officers: Mary Kenny (Chairperson), Catherine McHugh (Treasurer), Susie Hall (Secretary).

Branch Email: rstadublinbranch@gmail.com

Tour to Séamus Heaney Centre and Derry -  Monday October 8th 2018. Read the details and booking arrangements here.

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

Report: Dublin Branch Activities 2016/17: Branch_Report_201617.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

Officers: Mattie Finnerty (Chairperson), Elizabeth Hayes (Secretary), Dick Lowney (Treasurer).

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 by Elaine Hannan, Branch Events Secretary:    Fethard.pdf

Mayo Branch

Branch Email: rstamayobranch@gmail.com

Officers: Carmel Heneghan (Chair), Kevin McMahon (Secretary), Antoinette Casey (Treasurer), Esther McHale (Asst Secretary).

Films for Seniors: Members are enjoying the special screeings on Thursday mornings at 11 am in Mayo Movie World Cinema Castlebar.  No advertising, lower volume, free tea/coffee and snack bar all for €5.

Proposed Branch trip to Madrid October 2018: 6 day/5 nights October 8th to 13th. Day trips to Salamanca and Avila, Segovia, El Escorial, Valle de Los Caidos and Toledo.  Cost €750 per person sharing. Enquiries to antoinette.casey@gmail.com or 087 087 2421888.

Click on the link to download the Madrid booking form and draft itinerary: Booking_Form.pdf

Report of trip to WW1 battlefields in September 2017.     Some photos of the trip can be viewed at the following link: https://flic.kr/s/aHskxzBZd4.

Clare Branch

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

Officers: Helen Meade (Chair), Mary Carroll (Secretary), Kathleen Pyne (Treasurer).

Wickow Branch

Branch Email: info@rsta.ie

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

Wexford Branch

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

Branch Email: rstawexfordbranch@gmail.com

Summary of Branch Activities 2016/17 Wexford_Branch_Activities_Report.pdf

Sligo Branch

Branch Secretary: Bríd Armstrong

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

Galway Branch

Branch Email Contact:  rstagalwaybranch@gmail.com

Branch Secretary: Mary Francis O'Conghaile

Report on 2017 Branch activities: Report

Athlone Branch

Branch Email: info@rsta.ie

Donegal Branch

Branch Email contact: info@rsta.ie

Limerick Branch

Branch Email:  info@rsta.ie

Branch Secretary:  Mary Finn

Kerry Branch

Branch email: info@rsta.ie