Local Areas

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...


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...


🌳Plant a Tree for our Future – Ballyclare WI

 Planting Progress… The weather was kind last Monday morning when the Mayor Councillor Billy Webb and some members of Ballyclare Women’s Institute planted 100 trees in the War Memorial Park. This was for the Queen’s ...



🌳Plant a Tree for our Future – Moneyrea WI

Planting Progress… Well done to our Moneyrea members who planted their saplings in the community field, with a helping hand from Mark Rowan of Lisburn and Castlereagh Council! #plantatreeforourfuture #woodlandtrust #woodlandt...


🌳Plant a Tree for our Future – Garvagh WI

Planting Progress, Celebrating 90 Years… It’s all go on the tree front at Garvagh WI! This year, we celebrate 90 years of the Women’s Institute in Northern Ireland and the Garvagh Institute was the province...