Branch Events

North Eastern Branch

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Branch Report 2016/2017

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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. 

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Forthcoming Events:  Click on the link below to read a report from Tomás on the inaugural meeting of the Book Club and full details of plans for the next meeting in May:   March/April_2018.pdf

Calendar of Branch Events 2017/2018

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Waterford Branch

Officers: John Cunningham (Chairman), Angela McCarthy (Secretary), Paula Hewison (Treasurer).

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Golf Event: The Annual RSTAw Golf outing will take place on Friday 18th May in Dungarvan. Download and print the booking form here:   Golf_booking_form.pdf

Spring 2018 Activities Update: RSTAw_Spring_2018.pdf

Clare Branch

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

Branch Email:   Members are notified of meetings/events by text.

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

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Branch Events Summer 2018:  For details of forthcoming events including the summer lunch, a lunchtime concert and a walking tour of the Royal Canal click on the link: Dublin_RSTA_Events_Summer_2018_.pdf

Summer Lunch Wednesday 6th June: Wynn's Hotel, Abbey Street at 1 pm sharp. It will follow the monthly meeting on the same day.  Cost €30.  Please pay Catherine McHugh in advance at the April meeting.  Deadline for booking and payment is Thursday 31st May. Contact Catherine at 01 8305646 or 087 9019543.

Report of Dublin Branch Activities 2016/17: Branch_Report_201617.pdf

Tipperary Branch

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

Mayo Branch

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

Proposed Group Walk: May 5th in Leenane. Details to follow.

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 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.  More to follow later:

Wickow Branch

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

Wexford Branch

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

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Summary of Branch Activities 2016/17 Wexford_Branch_Activities_Report.pdf

Sligo Branch

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Officers: Eamon Gaughan (Chair), Brid Armstrong (Secretary), Alice Lindsey (Treasurer).

Branch report 2016/2017: Sligo_Report_2017.pdf

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Kilkenny Branch

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Branch report 2016/17: Branch_Events_2016-2017.pdf

Kildare Branch

Officers:  Margaret Hayes (Chairperson), Patricia O'Callaghan (Secretary).

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Midland Branch

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

Congratulations! Padraig O'Doherty, member of Midland Branch, was elected Vice President of RSTA National Committee at the recent AGM in Sligo.  The Branch extends its thanks and appreciation to Midland member Mike Moriarty for his hard work, dedication and service to RSTA in recent years.

Report on Branch visit to the Carravaggio exhibition

Galway Branch

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Report on 2017 Branch activities: Report

Athlone Branch

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Donegal Branch

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Limerick Branch

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Kerry Branch

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