Branch Events

Galway Branch

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Christmas Lunch 2019: Tuesday 10th December. The Galway Bay Hotel at 1 pm.

Mayo Branch

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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

Group Walk: Monday  25th November in Claremorris. Assemble at the car park beside Griffiths Garage on the Ballinrobe Road (behind the playground) at 10.45 am for prompt start at 11 am.

Christmas Lunch:  Wednesday 11th December in Ashford Castle. Please click on the Mayo Events link above for full details and booking information.  The castle has offered a special rate to our members for overnight accommodation on a 'first come first served' basis.  Contact the castle directly to book accommodation.

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.

Cork Branch AGM Report:  Report_from_AGM_2019.pdf

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Waterford Branch

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Thursday Games Afternoons - Click the link for full details. Games_Afternoon.pdf

WIT Cookery Demonstration & Lunch Wednesday 20th November  has been overbooked.  A waiting list procedure is now in operation and any cancellations will be replaced from the waiting list in order of receipt of paid-for bookings.

Annual Social Bridge Event 2019: Friday 6th December on Greenway Manor Hotel.  Please click on the link for full details and booking form.   BRIDGE_EVENT.pdf      Please check changes to timetable here    bridge_update.pdf

November 2019 Calendar of Events: Click the link for full details  November_Events.pdf

Branch AGM: Thursday 11th November at 12 noon in Waterford Teachers' Centre

Annual Festive Lunch:  Wednesday 15th January at 12.30 pm in Waterford golf Club.

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 2019 Branch Meeting: Wednesday 4th December.  Minced pies and mulled wine will be available for €5 payable at the bar beforehand and there will be a buffet lunch afterwards.  Payment for the lunch, €8, must be sent to Catherine by November 27th.

Christmas Lunch: Exceptionally this year the  lunch will be held on January 8th 2020 at 1 pm in Wynn's Hotel. Please send €30 to Catherine McHugh on or before 4th December.

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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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Christmas Lunch 2019: Postponed

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.

Branch Summer Lunch 2019

Midland Lunch

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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Branch Report 2016/2017

CLICK here to view photos from North East branch

Tipperary Branch

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Christmas Lunch 2019:  Friday 13th December at 12.30 pm in Bailey's Hotel, Main Street, Cashel.  All members and friends welcome.  Please invite newly retired colleagues from your former schools.  Restaurant needs confirmation by 8th December.  There will be a guest speaker from RSTA.

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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Christmas Lunch: Wednesday 11th December at 1 pm in Sligo Park Hotel. Guests at the lunch will be Padraig O'Doherty RSTA President and Marian Harkin retired MEP.

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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Wickow Branch

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