Archive for April, 2022

ADVERTISE in the ULSTER COUNTRYWOMAN magazine in 2022!

Would you like to reach a female audience (and their families) across Northern Ireland? The Ulster Countrywoman is the WI’s official in-house magazine, circulated throughout the country, to thousands of members in all our Ins...


May 2022 Edition

May is our farm-themed mag, in honour of Balmoral Show taking place this month! Featured in this edition of the magazine: Checking in with the Chairman – The latest news from Federation Chairman Margaret Broome Annual General...



WI Life – Institute News Reports (*May)

“Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you; spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.” (Amy Poehler) Snapshots of WI Life!   Now that some form of normality has returned and Institutes are hol...


🌳Plant a Tree for our Future – Richhill WI

 🌱Planting Progess… What a great shot of our Richhill WI ladies, all kitted out to promote their tree planting project in Gosford Forest Park! Richhill President Edith McAdams told us, “We would like to tha...



🌳Plant a Tree for our Future – Quoile Area WIs

 🌱Planting Progess… Members of Institutes in the Quoile Area were permitted by the Newry, Mourne and Down District Council to plant 250 trees in Dunleath Park, Downpatrick. Three local schools also took part in t...


Annual General Meeting 2022

The AGM was held in the Europa Hotel, Belfast on Thursday 31st March – and it was a great success!  We were delighted to be able to hold such an important meeting in person again, especially as this event had to be cance...



Derriaghy WI Hosts Special Afternoon Tea Event Thanks to The National Lottery Community Fund!

Derriaghy WI welcomed visitors from Ballydownfine, Finaghy, Dunmurry and Killultagh to their April meeting. The speaker was Lisa Duggan from Northern Ireland Screen Digital Film Archive. Lisa began by showing what is believed t...


WI Life – Institute News Reports (*Spring)

“Spring won’t let me stay in this house any longer.  I must get out and breathe the air deeply again.” (Gustav Mahler) Snapshots of WI Life!   Now that some form of normality has returned and Institutes are holding offi...



90 Years of WI in NI!

Woohooo the Women’s Institute is 90 in 2022! We can’t wait to celebrate 90 years of the Women’s Institute at this year’s Balmoral Show! Here are Vice-Chairman Kathleen Verner (left) and Balmoral Sub-Comm...


Christine Adams of Macosquin WI Elected President of the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society!

Huge congratulations to WI lady Christine Adams, who has just been elected as the 36th President of the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS)! Christine is a member of Macosquin WI and served the Federation at Executive leve...