Ireland as we know it has changed due to the coronavirus outbreak, and for the men’s sheds, it means adapting to that change and staying safe. As the majority of men’s shed members fall within the “at-risk” group of being seriously affected by the coronavirus, most sheds have stopped meeting in a bid to help stop the spread of the virus.

But one of the reasons men’s sheds are set up is to provide connection with isolated men, and that means sheds must find new ways to connect while also following the advice from the Health Service Executive (HSE).