Archive for June, 2022

* ADVERTISE in the ULSTER COUNTRYWOMAN magazine! *

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...


Summer 2022 Edition

🌞 Summer is here! Featured in this sizzling Summer edition of the magazine: WI Ladies On Tour – Summer Outings 2022! Checking in with the Chairman – The latest news from Federation Chairman Margaret Broome Balmo...



Author & Journalist Holly Crawford of Islandmagee North WI shares her story…

  Where There’s A WI, There’s A Way! Nowhere in the dictionary will you find ‘The Woman’s Institute’ used as a definition for any of the following words: Welcoming, organised, dedicated and determined. Bu...


WI Golfer of The Year – Back on Course for 2022!

Newtownstewart Golf Club – Monday 20th June 2022 Members of the Magazine and Leisure Sub-Committee were delighted to be back on course to host the Federation’s annual Golf tournament, after a hiatus since June 2019 due ...



🎈Celebrating More Milestone Institute Anniversaries!

It’s cake cutting time again! The Federation of Women’s Institutes of Northern Ireland is celebrating 90 years in 2022!  Here, we share some of the Institutes that have also reached a special milestone mark recently!  Som...


🌳Plant a Tree for our Future – Boardmills WI

Planting Progress… As part of the Plant a Tree for our Future campaign, Boardmills WI members bought trees for their own gardens, but the Institute also obtained a tree for each member, which were then donated to Trinity ...



Slemish – Spring Area Meeting

Members from Women’s Institutes in the Slemish Area gathered in Cullybackey Community Centre on Tuesday 26th April 2022 for their Spring Meeting, which included the annual Area awards ceremony and reports.  They enjoyed a ve...


Rowallane – Spring Area Meeting

The Rowallane Area Meeting was held on 26th April 2022 in Knockbreda Parish Church hall at 7:30PM.  The 55 members who attended admired the flower arrangements by Carryduff WI and were met by the efficient stewards from Moneyr...



Quoile – Spring Area Meeting

The Spring meeting took place on Thursday 28th April 2022, hosted by the Spa WI in the Arnold Hall.  The Chairperson was Pamela Shanks (President of KillinchyWI), Secretary Judith Wainwright (Secretary of SeafordeWI) and Feder...


Knockagh – Spring Area Meeting

Excited after a break of two years, members of the Women’s Institute met in Templepatrick Presbyterian Church Hall for the Knockagh Area Spring Meeting. The speaker was Joanne McConville, a County Antrim woman who fell 6,500 ...