Local Areas

Seaforde Women’s Institute win at Castlewellan Show 2017

Seaforde W.I. are delighted to have won the Eileen Drayne Perpetual Salver at the Castlewellan Show for their display.     The class was ‘Celebrating Castlewellan Show’s Golden Occasion’. The photo include...


Gosford Area Spring Meeting

A very successful Spring Area meeting was held in Armagh. Chairperson Sylvia Gillow welcomed everyone from the 12 Institutes in the Area. After all the reports the prizes were presented By Executive member Carole Baird the Rose...



Godford Area at Newry Show

Congratulations to Olive Cornett, Glenanne W.I. who won the Bank of Ireland Salver for most points in art section. Also Ann Eccleson Jerrettspass W.I. who received the Countess of Kilmorey cup for most points in Needlework craf...


Gosford Area at Armagh Show

Congratulations to Richhill W.I. for their beautiful entry in Armagh show’s W.I. competition which came 1st. Also beautiful was Collone’s entry which came 2nd. Killylea were also worthy winners of 3rd place. Thank you to al...



Downpatrick Women’s Institute – June 2017 news

  On a pleasant June day ladies from Downpatrick and Ardglass Institutes travelled by coach to Malahide in county Dublin to visit the historic castle and gardens. The very enjoyable outing was carefully planned by social s...


Killinchy Women’s Institute – June 2017 news

On Saturday 2nd June we held our annual outing .We visited Mountstewart House and Gardens. The weather was kind to us and we were able to view the newly restored entrance hall as well as the rest of the house. Many of us had a ...



Killinchy Women’s Institute – May 2017 news

President Lynne Weir welcomed members and visitors from Crossgar, Downpatrick and Moneyrea Institutes to our visitor’s evening. A special welcome was given to our speaker for the evening, Mrs.Betty Lyttle from Portaferry ...


Seaforde Women’s Institute – May 2017 news

In May Vice-President Jennifer Heenan welcomed everyone to the meeting. Our speakers for the evening were from Tescos and they gave a very interesting and informative talk about the food they sold. They then gave out ‘goodie ...



Annalong Women’s Institute – May 2017 news

 Vice President Olive Gordon warmly welcomed members to the last meeting before the summer break on Thursday 11th May in the local Community Hall  Olive had a special welcome for her nephew Andrew Boyd speaker for the evening...


Downpatrick Women’s Institute – May 2017 news

The guest speaker at the May meeting was Averil Milligan who exhibited a beautiful range of handmade soaps which she produces locally. Averil is head gardener for the National Trust and she explained how she has applied her lov...