Archive for September, 2021

More New Season Get-Togethers!

Now that restrictions have eased, our WI groups have been taking every opportunity to get together again for social outings, walks and Institute meetings…     Ballyblack WI Here are some snapshots of our Ballyblack ladi...


September Season – WI Meetings Resume!

Where there’s a will, there’s a way!   September kicks off our new 2021-22 WI season – and it’s great that many of our groups are now able to hold their official Institute meetings once again!   Meetin...



Dorman Trophy Winner 2021 – Kathleen Gallagher, Culmore WI

Congratulations to Kathleen Gallagher of Culmore WI – winner of the Dorman Trophy 2021!   This Federation award is presented annually for ‘the best original article written by a WI member published in the Ulster Co...


Meet the new 2021-24 Executive Members!

 Executive Committee 2021-2024     Abercorn Area Baronscourt, Castlederg, Donemana, Leckpatrick, Newtownstewart Joan Beattie —————————————...



Introducing our new Federation Chairman 2021-24!

Checking In With The Chairman… Margaret Broome, Seaforde WI/Quoile Area My name is Margaret Broome and I have been a member of Seaforde WI for 43 years, joining shortly after the birth of my third child. I am married, having ...


🌳Plant a Tree for our Future – Update – Deadline for ordering saplings extended to 24/9/21!

 “Trees are a thing of beauty which enhance our landscape.  They are our legacy for the future” A BIG thank you to all who have taken part in this project so far. To those members and Institutes who have not yet taken par...



International Sub-Committee – Evelyn Lord Award 2021

Congratulations to Ann Eccleston of Jerrettspass WI! Each year the International Sub-Committee presents the Evelyn Lord award to a WI member who has contributed greatly to an international cause or carried out impressive work a...


WI – From Afternoon Teas to Meeting Al Fresco!

WI Friends Reunited! As Covid restrictions eased, our Institute’s were able to get together for WI meetings with a difference!   Armoy WI The Armoy ladies held their first ever outdoor Committee meeting – apparentl...



Summer Outings 2021

WI Ladies on Tour! As we stepped into summer, Covid restrictions eased further and some normality returned, meaning many Institutes were able to get together again for fun filled outings.  How wonderful to be able to meet up w...


WI Walkers!

During lockdown, the simple pastime of walking become a national hobby, as transport was shunned and people escaped the confines of their homes for allocated daily exercise.  As restrictions began to ease slightly earlier this...