Event Reports

Festival of the Spoken Word 2014

Pictured are the award winners- In the back row (L-R):  Joan Ward of Crumlin WI, Anna Murphy of Kells & Connor WI, Ellen McKenna of Donaghmore WI, Edwina Marr of Downpatrick WI and Elizabeth Gray of Muckamore WI. Pictured ...


Festival Of Food & Flowers 2014

Federation Treasurer Anne Kirkwood, judge Nora Brown, Home & Garden Sub-Committee Chairman Nora Lennon, Mayor of Dungannon Rodger Burton, Federation Chairman Margaret Collinson, Federation Vice-Chairman Irene Craig and judg...



Golf Competition 2014

On Monday 2nd June, twenty-nine enthusiastic golfers set off for the beautiful surroundings of Aughnacloy Golf Club.  They travelled from all over the province and nineteen Institutes were represented. The weather looked sligh...


Quiz Final 2014

The WI Quiz Final took place in Hillsborough Community Hall on Wednesday 28th May.  This event was organised by the Magazine and Leisure Sub- Committee and twenty-one Areas took part.  Roberta Hall, Chairman of the Committee,...



Balmoral Show 2014 – WI Homeskills & Handcrafts Competitions

It was another successful and eventful year for the Women’s Institute at the Balmoral Show. The WI Marquee at Balmoral Park was once again ablaze with colour and aroma from both flowers and cookery, and there was a beauti...


Drama Festival 2014

On what turned out to be a fresh Spring morning all roads led to First Cookstown Presbyterian Church Hall for the Arts Sub-Committee’s annual Drama Festival.  Arts Chairman Ethel Simpson welcomed a great audience and she hop...



Music Festival 2014

The hills around Ballymoney were alive with the sound of music as the Arts Music Festival was held in Roseyards Presbyterian Church Hall on Saturday 29th March 2014. Arts Sub-Committee Chairman Ethel Simpson welcomed everyone, ...


AGM 2014

The Annual General Meeting took place on Thursday 27th March at the Kings Hall Conference Centre, Belfast. All present were kept up to date with the latest WI news and the work of the Sub-Committees and everyone was able to ref...



Bowls Final 2014

Pictured (L-R) are: Winner Edna Sharpe of Drumcree WI who represented the Moyallen Area, Umpire Sheena McCullough, Federation Chairman Margaret Collinson, Runner-up Stephanie McLean who represented the Clogher Area, and Executi...


Arts Coffee Morning 2014

The Cuthbertson Room in Federation House was resplendent with the entries for the Arts Competition on   display, when the annual Arts  Sub-Committee Coffee Morning took place on Friday 14th February 2014.    This annual ev...