Local Areas

🌳Plant a Tree for our Future

Planting progress… As the Home and Garden Sub-Committee embarks on an exciting new initiative to tackle climate change, we want to say well done to Drumbeg WI and to Betty Lyttle of Portaferry WI – these ladies are ...


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WI Friends Reunited!

Government restrictions surrounding Covid-19 have been changing as the weeks go by – tightened to local lockdowns, then relaxed a little, and repeat!  Thankfully, during the in-between moments when rules were eased, some of ...


The WI’s ‘Silent Stitchers’!

When the going got tough, the WI got going! They don’t want the praise or glory – but we simply had to share some of the amazing work carried out during lockdown by so many WI ladies working away behind the scenes &...



Homecraft Judging for Ribbons & Isobel Lusk Trophy (Candy Bear)

Homecraft judging for Ribbons and the Isobel Lusk Trophy (Candy Bear) will commence this month! *Items for judging should be left in WI Headquarters on/before: Monday, 17th MAY! (by 3:00pm!) *Please ensure you contact the offic...


* * Update from Federation Chairman Collette Craig – Letter from DOH at Stormont * *

Federation Chairman Collette Craig recently wrote to the NI Health Minister, seeking guidance on how the WI should proceed with meetings, etc. as we look to the future amidst the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Collette received the...



Ballysallagh WI

Good news for Ballysallagh WI – the group received an award of £6,900 from The National Lottery Awards for All to help members come back with confidence and celebrate the Institute’s 70th anniversary next year!


* * UPDATE FROM WI HEADQUARTERS * *

We know that WI members throughout the province have been brilliant at keeping in touch and supporting each other through these uncertain times, and throughout the pandemic many Institutes held virtual meetings via Zoom and uti...



* * COVID-19 – UPDATE FROM WI HEADQUARTERS * *

MESSAGE TO OUR LOYAL MEMBERS: Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic WI Headquarters is closed. All 2020 Federation events have been cancelled. We will keep you updated as the situation develops, but right now it is vital that we...