The Irish men’s sheds movement has received many humbling accolades in recent years. Few, however, have carried the significance of that awarded on Wednesday 18 September, when the Irish Men’s Sheds Association (IMSA)was named a Sustainable Development Goals Champion for the years 2019/2020.

The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals are an ambitious set of targets, outlining the social, economic and environmental requirements for a sustainable global future.