Since securing a site in 2019, major works have been carried out by Lismore Men’s Shed to make a portion of the grounds of the old hospital a home for their organisation.

The Lismore Men’s Shed is a community-based project where men come together to learn, share skills and socialise, with the aim of improving their health and wellbeing.

In 2019, the group was established with about eight members who began looking for their first site, according to group member Noel Baldwin.

“We were looking at different areas and then we discovered this place and we got it from Waterford City and County Council. This is our first venue,” he said.


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