Branches (3)

Friday, 08 March 2013 09:50


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IMPORTANT: The information below is provided for the purpose of facilitating RSTA members in contacting RSTA Branch Officers in relation to RSTA business.  It must not be used for any other purpose.







Susan Eades


Mary Carroll


Nuala Buckley


Gerard Logue


Susie Hall


Sheila Conneely


Bláithín Ní Bhric


Claire Power


Joan Ryan Murphy


Caitríona Ní Mhurchadha


Madeline Cunnane


Martina Kelly

North East

Mary Cunningham


P J Leddy


Elizabeth Hayes 


Angela McCarthy


John Dunbar


Eamonn Madigan


National Committee Contacts:

RSTA National Secretary, Susie Hall: General enquiries and items for Newsletter.

RSTA National Treasurer: Queries re  membership, subscriptions, membership applications.

Branch Notices for Website:

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North Eastern Branch

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Branch Report 2016/2017


Cork Branch

AGM 2016: Officers elected were 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:

Coffee Morning: Wednesday, January 3rd in Hayfield Manor. 

AppealLast year we asked you to bring along any unwanted or surplus gifts to benefit Development Pamoja based in rural Kenya, a charity founded by James Hennessy, son of Rena our Chairperson. This year we make the same request. Items donated will be sold to raise badly needed funds. We appeal for your support. Please bring/donate what you can at this Wednesday's Coffee Morning.

Calendar of Branch Events 2017/2018

Photos from Cork Branch: :

Report on Branch Activities September/November 2017

Report on Visit To Macroom 2017: Branch_trip_to_Macroom.pdf

Waterford Branch

AGM 2016  - Officers elected: John Cunningham (Chairman), Angela McCarthy (Secretary), Paula Hewison (Treasurer).

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Annual Festive Lunch: Wednesday 24th January at 1pm in The Clubhouse Bistro, Waterford Golf Club. Click on the link for full details and booking form Festive_Lunch_2018.pdf

Winter Season Calendar of Events: Winter_Season_Update.pdf

Poetry Hour: Resumes on second Thursday of the month beginning Thursday, January 9th, 2018 in Waterford Teachers' Centre. Tea/coffee from 10.30 am. Reading at 11.00 am.

Dunhill Lectures 2018: For members who may be interested in this history lecture series full details are available at the following link: Dunhill_lectures_2018.pdf

Waterford Sports Patrnership - Opportunities for people aged 55 and over in 2018: Activities_January_2018.pdf

Clare Branch

AGM 2016: Officers elected were 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.

Branch Officers for 2017 - 2018: Mary Kenny (Chairperson), Catherine McHugh (Treasurer), Susie Hall (Secretary).

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

Tipperary Branch

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Mayo Branch

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Branch Officers Elected for 2017/18: Carmel Heneghan (Chair), Kevin McMahon (Secretary), Antoinette Casey (Treasurer), Esther McHale (Asst Secretary).

Branch Events

Mayo_Calendar_2017.pdf   Mayo branch welcomes members from other branches to join us for our events/activities.

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:

Branch Events planned for 2018:  Overnight trip to Derry in February and day trip to the Burren in April/May.  Both outings subject to demand. Details will be circulated closer to the events.

Wickow Branch

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

Wexford Branch

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

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Forthcoming Events in Wexford Branch

Summary of Branch Activities 2016/17 Wexford_Branch_Activities_Report.pdf

Sligo Branch

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AGM 2016: Officers elected: Eamon Gaughan (Chair), Brid Armstrong (Secretary), Alice Lindsey (Treasurer).

Branch report 2016/2017: Sligo_Report_2017.pdf

Click on the link to view some Branch photographs:

Kilkenny Branch

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Thursday January 18th 2018 at 11 am: Meeting in the chapter rooms in St Mary's Cathedral. Speaker Teresa Hennessey on the topic 5 Ways to Wellbeing in Retirement.

Thursday February 15th 2018 at 11am: Meeting in Altamount Gardens Carlow to celebrate snowdrop week.  Informal walk and coffee.

Proposed Trip to Northern Ireland March 2018.  Rates etc are subject to numbers travelling so please contact the branch as soon as possible if you are interested.  Click here for details and itinerary.

Branch report 2016/17: Branch_Events_2016-2017.pdf

Kildare Branch

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

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Midland Branch

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Branch AGM November 2017: Officers elected: 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

Athlone Branch

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Galway Branch

AGM October 2016: Officers elected: Tom McGuire (Chair), Patricia D'Arcy (Vice Chair), Mary Francis-O'Conghaile (Hon. Sec), Della Fahy (Treasurer).

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Report on 2017 Branch activities: Report

Donegal Branch

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Limerick Branch

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Kerry Branch

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