Provincial Grand Lodge Visit to Irvinestown 277

PGM, PDGM and PAGM in Irvinestown

L-R. W.Bros. N. Nicholl JW, F. McKee SW, R. Henderson WM, A. McKinney IPM,
R.W.Bros. J.R.Hadden D.L. PDGM, D.H. Weir PGM, N. Humes J.P. PAGM

Provincial Grand Lodge Visit

The R.W. Provincial Grand Lodge of Tyrone and Fermanagh held their September Stated Quarterly Communication in the Derryvullan North Parish Hall, Irvinestown, as part of the Centenary celebrations of the Irvinestown Masonic Lodge 277. A board of general purposes being held in the Masonic Hall Irvinestown before the communication.

W.Bro Richard Henderson Worshipful Master of Irvinestown 277 welcomed the Provincial Lodge to Irvinestown and had a special mention for the PAGM N. Humes who had attended primary school in this very hall. A presentation of a Centenary 2010 Whiskey Glass was made to each of the three principal officers to to commemorate their visit.

R.W.Bro. William McLain told the brethren that his great grandfather a sergeant in the RUC and a member of Kipling Newporton Lodge 315, Ballinamallard in 1909 had signed on behalf of that Lodge the permission of the Lodge for Irvinestown to form a new Lodge, it being one of the neighbouring Lodges. He was therefore delighted to be present for the celebration of the centenary of Irvinestown 277. After a very enjoyable communication brethren were served refreshments in the church hall.

Prov. Grand Secretary in Irvinestown

R.W.Bro. Maurice Lee P.G.Sec. with W.Bro. Richard Henderson WM