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Galway Branch

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Mayo Branch

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Branch trip to Belfast Monday 27th to Wednesday 29th  April 2020

Following proposals at the last branch meeting we are planning a trip to Belfast to include a 2-night stay, visiting a range of the interesting venues Belfast has to offer. Bus transport (subsidised) from Castlebar. The trip will only go ahead if we have a minimum of 15 people.

IMPORTANT: To avail of group discounts for Hotel and tour bookings we need a  minimum number of 15 travelling so it is urgent that, if you are interested, you contact Antoinette BEFORE MONDAY 3RD FEBRUARY.  Please contact her by text message to: 087 2421888


Dates of travel:  Sunday 4th  to Friday 9th October.  (6 days/5nights)

Click on the 2 links below for Tour Itinerary, prices etc and the Booking Form.  (You should print an exta copy of the Booking Form to keep as your own reference.)

Final date for return of the Booking Form and payment of €150 deposit is Monday 24th February.

Mayo Branch Tour Organiser is Antoinette Casey. Her contact details are available on the Booking form.  Please pass on the information to your colleagues/friends as price depends on number confirming.



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Program of Branch Events/Activities: Click on the link for details of activities and events planned for November/December 2019 and proposals for 2020.   Mayo_Events.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.

Calendar of Events Spring 2020: Spring_2020_Calendar.pdf

Cork Branch AGM Report:  Report_from_AGM_2019.pdf

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Waterford Branch

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Special General Meeting: Friday 6th March 2020 at 10.30 am in Waterford Teachers' Centre

Agenda: Motions for and election of delegates to Annual RSTA Conference.  A meeting of the RSTAw Committee will follow immediately after the Special General Meeting.

Guided Tour of Municipal Art Collection: Thursday 26th March.  Click the link for further information: art_gallery.pdf

RSTAw Resolutions for 2020: Resolutions_2020.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.

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Summer Events 2019: Report on branch summer activities  Summer_Activities_2019.pdf

Report on Branch visit to Seamus Heaney's Home Place and Derry City: Séamus_Heaney_Visit.pdf

Midland Branch

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Congratulations! Padraig O'Doherty, member of Midland Branch, was re-elected President of RSTA National Committee at the 2019 RSTA National Convention in Galway.  The Branch wishes him a successful term of office and offers our wholehearted support.

Trip to Morocco October 2020

The branch is planning a trip to Morocco in October 2020 and at this point is looking for expressions of interest.

Please contact Rosemary Kiernan at:  or 087 7589287

Branch Visit to Mercy International:

Mercy Visit

Branch members at the Catherine McAuley statue 

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

Clare Branch

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November/December Activities 2019:

Branch AGM: 13th November at 3.30 pm in the Teachers' Centre, Kilrush Road, Ennis.

Coffee Morning:  20th November at 11 am in Temple Gate Hotel

Members on our summer outing to Scattery Island

Clare 2019

North East Branch

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Tipperary Branch

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Report of Summer Outing 2019  A very successful Branch Summer outing to Fethard was held on June 4th. Click on the link to read an account of the day:  Tour_Report.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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Branch Report November 2019:  Click the link to read the full report: WD_Report_Nov_2019.pdf

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Sligo Branch

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Branch Report and Photos of Branch Activities: Branch_report_2018-19.pdf

Sligo members enjoying the Italian sunshine.

Sligo 2

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Athlone Branch

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Donegal Branch

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Retirement Dinner 2019:  RSTA President Padraic O'Doherty attended the recent retirement function for retirees in the Donegal ASTI branch.  

Donegal group

RSTA President presented a copy of the history of RSTA to Michael Doherty, Cahir of Donegal ASTI Branch.

Donegal presentation

Kerry Branch

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Kildare Branch

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Limerick Branch

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Wickow Branch

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