NEWS - 2018

Friendship Chapter No 447
On Saturday 12th May 2018 W.Bro Reid, Director of Ceremonies of Friendship Lodge No 447 and Chaplain of Friendship Chapter No 447, accompanied with Most Ex Comp Stephen A Arnold of Friendship RAC No 447 and presently Junior Warden of Friendship Lodge No 447 presented a cheque for £400.00 to Rena Johnstone and Roberta Jordan on behalf of Marie Curie. 
North Down Royal Arch Class of Instruction North Down Royal Arch Class of Instruction exemplified the Royal Arch Degree today, Saturday 17th March in front of the Grand Chapter of Instruction at Newtownards Masonic Hall.

NEWS - 2017


Banbridge District Masonic Charity Comm Family Carol Service 2017


The annual Banbridge District Masonic Charity Committee’s Family Carol Service was held on Sunday 10th December 2017 in Bannside Presbyterian Church, Banbridge.

Over 300 Masons, family and friends attended and distinguished guests included the Provincial Grand Master, R W Bro Roger Matthews, the District Grand King, M E Comp Neil Coey and the Provincial Grand Master of Armagh R W Bro David Hamilton.

The service was lead by the Rev Dr Mark Gray, the organist was V E Sir Kt Stephen Thompson and music was provided by the Banbridge Silver Band, lead by W Bro Jimmy Robinson, and the Accolade Community Choir. The readers represented Lodges, Chapters and Councils from Banbridge, Blaris, Dromara, Hillsborough and Gilford and the collection for the Down Masonic Widows’ Fund raised £1100.

Banbridge District Masonic Charity Committee Family Carol Service 2017

Presentation of 50 and 25 year Jewel and Certificates

Iveagh RAC No. 80 Rathfriland had a very successful and well attended convocation on September 22nd when two companions were presented with their 50 year and 25 year respectively.
Ex.Comp. Fred Stevenson was presented with his 50 year jewel and certificate and V.Ex.Comp. Cecil Auld was presented with his 25 year jewel and certificate.
The presenations were made by the District Deputy Grand King, R.Ex.Comp. Alan Ferris.

Sharman Crawford RAC 443 holds Centenary Celebration

Sharman Crawford RAC 443 Sharman Crawford RAC 443
Sharman Crawford RAC 443 held its centenary celebration dinner on Wednesday 5th April 2017 in the McCammon Memorial Masonic Hall, Holywood. Present for the occasion were the Most Excellent District Grand King, M.E. Comp. Neil Coey; the Right Excellent District Asst. Grand King Designate, V.E. Comp. Roy Humphries and a large number of other distinguished Companions and Companions from other Chapters. A most fitting centenary celebration dinner followed the convocation. 

Presentation of 25 year Jewel and Certificates

Iveagh Royal Arch Chapter No.80 At the March Convocation of Iveagh Royal Arch Chapter No.80, the Chapter was honoured to have a visit from the District Deputy Grand King, Rt. Ex. Comp. Alan Ferris and the District Assistant Grand King, Rt. Ex. Comp. Jim Copes.