Local Areas

Killinchy Women’s Institute – November 2018 news

  Apologies: Violet Marks, Kathleen Gibson, Hilary Watson, Belle Hanna, Elsie Strain, Margaret Brundle, Winnifred Boyd A minutes silence was held for Ena Davidson and past member Pamela Henshall. Two members from the commu...


Seaforde Women’s Institute- October 2018 news/ Office Bearers, 2018/19

Jennifer Heenan President Annabel Cleland Vice-President, Programme Secretary & Magazines Margaret Broome Minute Secretary & PRO Lorraine Bothwell Treasurer Jenifer Robinson Assistant Treasurer & Sales Table Judith ...



Killinchy Women’s Institute – October 2018 news

Pamela introduced our speaker; Mrs. Carol Walker M.B.E. Director of the Somme Museum who showed members slides and gave a very informative talk about Women’s dress and fashion in the early 20th Century. This lead to the Suffr...


IVEAGH AREA AUTUMN MEETING

The Iveagh Area of the Women’s Institute held their autumn meeting in Dromore First Presbyterian Church on Friday 28th September 2018. Around 80 members from the local area were greeted by outgoing chairman Rosemary Harbi...



Annalong Women’s Institute- September news 2018

Annalong WI September 2018 Our President warmly welcomed all the ladies to the start of another new year of Annalong WI. We welcomed Edwina Marr our Federation Vice Chairman along with the tellers Anne and Florence for the even...


Killinchy Women’s Institute – September 2018 news

Lynne introduced the Chairperson, Mrs Edwina Marr and as we had only 9 members on the voting list this year, no Tellers where needed. Edwina read out the names as follows, Jackie Bennett, Margaret Gibson, Eileen Rooney, Shirley...



Princess Anne’s visit

The W.I. Ladies at Balmoral Show were delighted when HRH Princess Anne paid a visit to the W.I. tent on the Wednesday. The Federation Chairman, Colette; Treasurer, Pamela and sub-committee Chairmen were presented to her. She al...


Gosford Spring Area Meeting

A very successful Spring Area meeting was held in April in Crozier Hall, Armagh. Chairman Hazel McKee welcomed everyone from the 12 institutes in the area. New Executive member Lyn Roper was welcomed and at the end of the proce...



Balmoral Show

Congratulations to Dorothy Arnold Richhill W.I. for winning Best in Show at floral art section of W.I. competition at Balmoral show. Her artistic shoe from musical High Society won 1st in class and Best in Show. Congratulations...


Seaforde Women’s Institute – May 2018 news

President Annabel Cleland welcomed everyone to the meeting. Our Speaker for the evening was Alison Johnston from AJ Jewellery. Alison told us about how she got into the jewellery business – from a fascination as a small child...