Local Areas

Killinchy Women’s Institute- May 2018 news

One minutes silence was held in respect of our member Miss Maureen McConnell who died on 26th April 2018. Members enjoyed a demonstration of planting a spring hanging basket and a herb pot by our member Helen Warden. Helen also...


Annalong Women’s Institute – April 2018 news

  All the ladies arrived glowing and ready for another night of fun and laughter at Annalong WI, except this time we all met in Annalong Harbour Bar for our Annual Dinner. Everyone was warmly welcomed by our President Oliv...



IVEAGH AREA SPRING MEETING APRIL 2018

The Iveagh Area of the Women’s Institute held their Spring Meeting in the Young Farmers Hall in Rathfriland on Friday 27th April 2018. President Rosemary Harbinson’s first business was to thank outgoing Executive Me...


Jerrettspass W.I.

Jerrettspass W.I. ladies gathered together toiletries through sponsorship and purchasing to make parcels for needy causes. They presented these to representatives of Daisy Hill Hospital, Women’s refuge and help for Homele...



Killinchy Women’s Institute – April news 2018

Speakers for the evening were Ex. Member Edwina Marr and husband Dougie who went to the conference in Romania as part of the A.C.W.W. Project Team. Slides of the trip where shown to members and a very informative talk by both w...


Downpatrick Women’s Institute- April news 2018

The speakers at the April meeting were Sharon Francey and Eleanor Graham who gave a most interesting talk about handbags through the ages and showed a beautiful range of “Second Bloom” bags they made from recycled clothes a...



Seaforde Women’s Institute – April news 2018

President Annabel Cleland welcomed everyone to the meeting. Our Speaker for the evening was Kerri Smith from the Good Little Company based in Finnebrogue. Kerri delighted us with a talk about the Good Little Company, explaining...


Community Award for Gosford Lady

Congratulations to Betty Stewart Glenanne W.I. who was presented with a community award from mayor of ABC council for her wonderful work with Markethill festival for over 20 years.



Federation AGM

The Federation AGM was held recently in Stormont Hotel, Belfast. The hall was filled to capacity including many Gosford ladies who all enjoyed the entertainment by guest speakers 2 of original Calender Girls from the alternativ...


Music Festival

In March the Arts subcommittee held their annual Music Festival in Crozier Hall, Armagh. We were pleased that Richhill W.I. entered 2 classes but unfortunately after all their hard work were not successful this year. Jacqueline...