Over 800 Sign Up To Westmeath's First Women's Shed

The new organisation is based at Belvedere House and Gardens.

Over 800 women have signed up for Westmeath's first Women's Shed. 

The organisation, based at Belvedere House and Gardens, will offer social activities like gardening and crafts, as well as mental health and counselling services to its members. 

It will also partner with local direct provision and domestic abuse services to support disadvantaged women in the region. 

Organiser Jacqueline Moran says they will provide an outlet for those who need it:

Midlands 103's Joe Caulfield caught up with the organisers; Melanie Hughes Fox, Jacqueline Moran and Caitríona Halford to discuss their plans for the project, listen to the full interview below.

Melanie starts by explaining how the group came about:

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