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Many Branches are now planning to resume their schedules of meetings, events and activites. Please check the Branch Activites menu on this site for notices. 

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

New 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.

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.

Members from nine RSTA Branches recently attended the Annual Coffee morning with ASTI.  Cllick on the link below to see pictures from the event:


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(L to R) RSTA President Padraic O'Doherty with Kieran Christie ASTI General Secretary, Deirdre McDonald ASTI President, Padraig Murphy ASTI Teasurer.

Click on the link to see more pictures from the coffee Morning:



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

Please contact Rosemary Kiernan at 



Click on the link to view photos:


Click on an individual photo and use the right & left arrows to scroll through the photos from all the branches.


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