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Abbey 180 Annual Sponsored Walk.

Abbey 180 Annual Sponsored Walk.

On the 7th September, the Brethren from Abbey 180, led by the Worshipful Master, W.Bro. Lee Burnside step out on  their Annual Sponsored Walk from the Whiteabbey Masonic Centre to Carrickfergus, approx. 5 miles. This year the money collected will be divided equally between the Northern Ireland Hospice, in memory of the Lodge’s Treasurer W.Bro. […]

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W.Bro Mervyn Rea M.B.E 50 year jewel presentation.

W.Bro Mervyn Rea M.B.E 50 year jewel presentation.

A 50 year service jewel was presented to W. Bro  Mervyn Rea  M.B.E of Crumlin Masonic lodge 140 on  Friday 20th September by our Provincial Grand Master R W Bro John McLernon ably assisted by RW Bro Ivan Gillespie. Also present was R.W. Bro John Dickson, the immediate past Provincial Grand Master, he is seated […]

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W.B. George McGirr 50 Years in Freemasonry

W.B. George McGirr 50 Years in Freemasonry

  A Golden Jubilee Certificate and a fifty-year jewel was presented to W. Bro George McGirr in recognition of his long service as a member of our Masonic fraternity and in particular Oak Masonic Lodge 326, Ballinderry and also his mother lodge Connor 189 on the 2nd September 2019. The immediate Past Provincial Grand Master […]

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“St John’s Masonic Lodge” (Number 162)

“St John’s Masonic Lodge” (Number 162)

“St John’s Masonic Lodge” (Number 162) was formed on May 28, 1813, and has a strong sea-faring tradition. Our new stained glass window shows a vessel entering home waters and was designed by long-standing member and well-known Islandmagee artist.” The lodge had 20 founding members and originally met at Mill Bay before moving to its […]

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The Grand Masters Festival – Vision 2020 – Receives £10,000 from the Masonic Golf Competition

The Grand Masters Festival – Vision 2020 – Receives £10,000 from the Masonic Golf Competition

THE GRAND MASTER’S FESTIVAL BENEFITS FROM MASONIC GOLF COMPETITION The 20th Annual Grand Master’s Millennium Cup competition organised by the Freemasons of Ireland Golfing Society was held at the Killymoon Golf Club, Cookstown on Friday 23rd August 2019 Once again, this popular competition continues to attract growing numbers of Masons, Non-Masons and Ladies from all […]

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Antrim Freemasons help raise £10,000 for Charity Vision 2020

Antrim Freemasons help raise £10,000 for Charity Vision 2020

THE GRAND MASTER’S FESTIVAL BENEFITS FROM MASONIC GOLF COMPETITION The 20th Annual Grand Master’s Millennium Cup competition organised by the Freemasons of Ireland Golfing Society was held at the Killymoon Golf Club, Cookstown on Friday 23rd August 2019. Once again, this popular competition continues to attract growing numbers of Masons, Non-Masons and Ladies from all […]

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Prostate Cancer Awareness

Prostate Cancer Awareness

Brethren, Worshipful Brother Noel B. Smyth, Lodge 103, Lisburn, wrote to the Provincial Grand Lodge Office about his personal experience of Prostate Cancer. He reflected that having attended the Provincial Grand Lodge, Board of General Purposes in January 2018, he listened to Mr Leonard Brereton (Action Cancer) speak of the symptoms Men should be aware […]

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PGLA On-Line Museum updated New items

PGLA On-Line Museum updated New items

Brethren, All remaining artefacts have been added to your PGLA On-line Museum today. Feel free to have a look. The Certificates held by the Provincial Grand Office will be next to be placed online. These are just some of the interesting items uploaded today.      

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