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Seaforde Women’s Institute- October 2018 news/ Office Bearers, 2018/19

Jennifer Heenan President Annabel Cleland Vice-President, Programme Secretary & Magazines Margaret Broome Minute Secretary & PRO Lorraine Bothwell Treasurer Jenifer Robinson Assistant Treasurer & Sales Table Judith ...


Killinchy Women’s Institute- June Outing 2018

  Our outing was to Bangor Castle where members met the Lord Mayor, Mr Robert Adair and after refreshments he gave us a short history of his time in office. We were shown into the council chamber were all the official busi...



Princess Anne’s visit

The W.I. Ladies at Balmoral Show were delighted when HRH Princess Anne paid a visit to the W.I. tent on the Wednesday. The Federation Chairman, Colette; Treasurer, Pamela and sub-committee Chairmen were presented to her. She al...


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...


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.



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...



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...