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ASTI ANNUAL COFFEE MORNING 2023:    9th February 2023 at 11 am.

ASTI General Secretary, Kieran Christie, has issued an invitation to members of the RSTA to the Annual Coffee Morning in ASTI Head Office in Winetavern Street, Dublin.  The system of rotation of branches established in 2020 will continue in order to facilitate a limit of 50 attending.

Branches selected to nominate 3 members each  for 2023 are: Limerick, Mayo, Midland, North East, Sligo, Tipperary, Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow.

Branches have been informed.  Click on the link for full details of the arrangements: ASTI_Coffee_Morning_2023.pdf

The RSTA President and members of the National committee at their recent meeting with ASTI.

Back: Micheal O'Neill, RSTA National Secretary, Pat Younger, National Treasurer, EAmonn Dennehy, ASTI, Padraic O'Doherty, RSTA and Padraic Murphy, ASTI

Front: Kieran Christie, ASTI General Secretary, Susie Hall, RSTA President, Geraldine O'Brien, ASTI President.





















Highlights of the Montenegro Riviera.  

Midland branch are booking an exciting trip with The Travel Department departing April 22nd 2023.  Full details on Travel Depoartment website.  If interested, please contact Travel Department by phone at 01 637 1650 or book online.

Cost of trip, tours and fully inclusive accommodation is €849 pp sharing but if booked by Friday 28th November it is less €50 pp Black Friday!

You do not need to quote Rosemary's name or a ref number.

Open to members of other branches.

Please do not hesitate to contact me for further details, clarification o assistance.


Rosemary Kiernan, Treasurer, RSTA Midland Branch.      Phone: 087 7589287


The September 22 eBulletin has been circulated to all members on the RSTA email contact  list.  It contains information on the latest update of the Building Moment Agreement.  The Bulletin can be read/downloaded at the link below:



Many Branches have now resumed their schedules of meetings, events and activites. Please check the Branch Activites menu on this site for notices. 

Please email your branch notices for inclusion on the list to:

NoteNew RSTA members are always referred to the Branch Activities menu on this site for details of their local Branch's contact details and notices of Branch activities/events. Make sure they have something to see!

RSTA Member - Book Launch

The Spanish Au Pair by James Lawless

The work is a contemporary literary thriller about a Spanish au pair who becomes embroiled in the strange goings-on of a Dublin family, tyrannically ruled by a predatory but widely respected garda inspector, Fionn MacConverry. 

The Spanish Au Pair is published by KDP in hardcover, paperback and on a special countdown Kindle price of 99 pence until 11 October at and 11 - 17 October at


"Lawless (an award-winning writer and poet) has a classy turn of phrase and can whisk up ambience at will.  He is an author we should perhaps start taking more seriously."

Sunday Independent

The September 2021 issue of the Newsletter is available to read/download at the following link:  Newsletter_September_2021.pdf

LEABHAR NUA, Scéalta  Sheáin  le Seán Mac Sheáin - Mac Eochaigh         "Tá leabhar nua scríofa agam agus foilsithe ag Coiscéim -16 de ghearrscéalta - agus ba bhreá liom dá gceannófá é agus go mbainfeá taitneamh as. Bheadh sé spéisiúil, im thuairim, cuir if gcás, mar bhronntanas Nollag duit féin agus dod chairde - i gcian is i gcóngar.

In response to demand an English version entitled WHO AM I? is now available.

The book is available through the post €15.  Contact:

Cuir fios ar do dhíoltóir leabhar féin nó ar cheann de na foinsí thíos"  Eolas annseo: MAR_EOLAS_DUIT.pdf



HAVE YOU  CHANGED YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS RECENTLY?  Remember to contact with your new email address to ensure RSTA has your correct contact details.

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