Local Areas

Annalong – School prize Giving & Charity Presentation 2018

ANNALONG WI Annalong WI recently held their Schools Prizegiving Night and Charity Presentation. We are always thrilled to have the local schools support our annual competition, this year the theme was an essay and Rosemary Davi...


Quoile Area Competition Winners – 2018

  Congratulations to the Quoile Area choir for winning the Deborah Horan Trophy at the recent Music Festival for “best overall” on the day                       &n...



WI AGM Stormont Hotel Belfast

We are proud of the Ranfurly members who received awards at AGM


Seaforde Women’s Institute -March 2018 news

President Annabel Cleland welcomed everyone to our March meeting, held in Clough Old School as YFC Hall was in use. Condolences were offered to Nan Carson and Kathleen Hanna on the recent loss of their husbands. Congratulations...



Downpatrick Women’s Institute – March 2018 news

Members’ night was held in March and led by Edwina Marr assisted by her husband. Edwina presented a most interesting illustrated account of their visit to the ACWW European Annual Conference held in Romania. A delicious suppe...


Killinchy Women’s Institute – March 2018 news

Speakers for the evening were women from N.I. Fisheries, known as “The Fish Wives”, Lou, Marlene, Elaine, Betty and Sheila who individually told us their life stories of how their husbands became fishermen. This was both in...



Coffee Morning

Pomeroy WI President,Beth Irwin helped by the committee hosted a very successful coffee Morning in her home on 24th February Proceeds are going to ‘Guide Dogs for the Blind’


Pomeroy WI February Meeting

Guest speaker was Dr. Sandra Weir who gave a very interesting and informative presentation on her trip to the Pennsylvania Amish trip. She displayed some of her beautiful quilts she has made with some of the material she purcha...



Quoile Area Quiz Winners, 20th February 2018

Area Quiz – 20th February 2018 was won this year by Killinchy W.I.                                       Second , Crossgar, third Downpatrick    


Downpatrick Women’s Institute – February 2018 News

Vice-president Rosalind Wheeler chaired the February meeting and updated members about forthcoming Institute events. In the first half of the programme Geraldine Gray led a very enjoyable chair based exercise routine. After sup...