Local Areas

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...


Quoile Area – Women Walk the World – 29th April 2017

            17 ladies representing Ardglass, Crossgar, Downpatrick and Seaforde went to Delamont Country Park on Saturday 29th of April and afterwards had lunch at the Smuggler’s Table in Kil...



Erne Area Meeting 3rd May 2017

Erne Area Chairman and President of Lisnaskea W.I. Mrs Betty Birney welcomed  our Federation President Lady Anthony Hamilton, accompanied by her husband Lord Anthony; Federation Chairman Elizabeth Warden, on her first official...


Muckamore WI

President Florence McFarland welcomed everyone to the April meeting. The speaker for the evening was Trevor Woods from Mount Ida Pottery who delivered a hilarious and informative demonstration. Two members, Iris and Colette, en...



Cladymiltown W.I. 70th Anniversary

The ladies of Cladymiltown met recently in Bide-a-While cafe near Mountnorris to celebrate their 70th anniversary. Executive member Carole Baird was delighted to join them and bring good wishes from the Executive and the Gosfor...


Gosford Area Bowls

8 Institutes entered a representative in the recent Gosford Area bowls competition. After much competitive bowling, Ann Patton of Collone emerged the winner from Siobhan Wray Caledon in a close fought match. Congratulations Ann...



Killinchy Women’s Institute – April news 2017

President Lynne Weir welcomed everyone to our April meeting especially our Demonstrator for the evening Clare McAuley who is studying floristry at Greenmount and works in Floral Creations in Comber. Clare demonstrated a modern ...


Seaforde Women’s Institute – News April 2017

Our April meeting brought some of the members of the Heart of Down Scottish Dance Group to entertain us. They performed a series of dances that left us out of breath just watching! They also gave a short history about each of t...