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Galway Branch

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RSTA National Conference and AGM May 2019: Full details of booking arrangements and Conference Programme are available on the Home page.

Mayo Branch

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Group WalkTuesday 16th April.  Drummin Woods Foxford/River Moy Walk.  Assemble at Foxford Mills Car Park at 10.45 am for promp start at 11 am. The Drummin woods walk is slightly more strenuous than the alternative walk along the river.  Assembly and finish point is the same for both walks.  Full details at the link: DrumminWood.pdf

There is a nice report on the Drummin Wood walk at this link:

Proposed Trip to Derry 29th April 2019 :  2night/3day trip based in Maldron Hotel, Derry.  Early booking is essential.  Click on the link to download and print full details of Itinerary and booking arrangements: Itinerary__BkingForm.pdf

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_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.

April 3rd Coffee Morning: Ber Bowen will be in attendance to take bookings for the Gala Concert of Cork Choral Festival on Sunday 5th May.  Tickets €25 pp.  Details as in March 18th email.

Computer Course/Conversation through Irish in UCC:  You are invited to attend.  Course details/contacts here.
Ladies Get into Golf Programme: April 2019:  Details in the attachment: Golf.pdf

Calendar of Events February to May 2019: Cork_Calendar_2019.pdf

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Waterford Branch

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Special General Meeting and RSTAw Committee Meeting:  The adjourned Special General Meeting will reconvene at 2pm on Monday 15th April 2019 in Waterford Teachers Centre to consider the motions for 2019 Annual Conference. The April meeting of RSTAw Committee will follow on immediately after the SGM. Motions are listed in the following link: Motions_for_Annual_Conference_2019_Galway.pdf

Annual Golf Event Waterford Golf Club.  Friday 17th May 2019 from 9.30am to 11am.  Champagme Scramble Teams of 3.  Price: paid-up member €32, guest €35.  Includes 18 holes of golf, prizes and lunch with tea/coffee.  Booking forms should be completed and returned with payment by Tuesday 8th May 2019.  Full details on the booking form.

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 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.

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

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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Clare Branch

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