Here at the Volunteer Centre we often get asked about hobby, interest or social groups. Here are a few we know about around the County. If you would like to add your group get in touch.

Ballybay & Castleblayney

  • Ballybay Men’s Shed – Coach House Building, Ballybay (entry beside the library) 
  • Castleblayney Men’s Shed – St Marys Hospital, Castleblayney Contact John Glennan, 085 1595768
  • Castleblayney Community Gardens & Allotments – Gardens Office 042 9753421, 
  • Blayney Blades Womens Group – 042 9753410 or email to


Carrickmacross Men’s Shed – Drummond Otra, Main Street, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan. Contact Pearse Callan / Eugene Lynch on 087 2917 039/ 086 8495 579


Carrickmacross Allotments 


Clones Men’s Shed – Lower Fermanagh Street. Contact Noel Farnan on 087 932 7153


  • Monaghan Toastmasters:  meet at St Josephs Pastoral Centre, Broad Road and on zoom, more info here: Toastmasters
  • Monaghan Men’s Shed, Rooskey, Co. Monaghan
  • Social Dinner & Dance every Monday in the Blackwater Valley Learning Centre, Truagh 
  • Art Classes – Artflow Studio, Garage Theatre, variety of art classes avail