Local Areas

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...


Festival of Spoken Word

A very successful speech festival was held in October in Ballygawly church hall. The Gosford Area is pleased to announce that Pat Harrison Richhill W.I. won the Philipine McCoy trophy for humorous verse.



Gosford Area Quiz

The Area quiz held in March was hosted by Glenanne W.I. in Ballylane Hall. Nine Institutes sent a team and after much brain searching the winning team was Mountnorris W.I. The team was Nora McKee, Hazel McKee and Audrey Dillon....


Gosford Area Bowls

The Area Bowls competition held recently was hosted by Richhill W.I.. Seven Institutes sent a representative and congratulations go to Ann Patton from Collone W.I. who emerged the winner. The Area wishes her every success in th...



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...