News from around the Province

Cheque Presentations by True Friendship Lodge 579, Dungannon

Certificate Presentation

Lodge of True Friendship 579 held their annual Installation and Festive Board on Friday evening, 8th March. Just before the Festive Board, the Worshipful Master, W Bro Barry Williamson presented a cheque for £350 to Madeleine Mulgrew and Sheila Kelly representing Cancer Choices, Donaghmore....for more

Very W Bro George Crooks presented with his 60 year Certificate

Certificate Presentation

Very Worshipful Brother George Crooks received his Entered Apprentice Degree on 2nd February 1959, was passed to the Degree of Fellow Craft on 2nd March1959 and was raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason on 4th May 1959. He was Worshipful Master of the Lodge in 1977...for more

True Friendship 579 Carol service

WBro Christopher Comer WM, RWBro Maurice Lee P.G.M, Bro Rev Canon Dr Peter Thompson 579, VWBro Dean Kenneth Hall P.G.Chaplin, RWBro Frank Arnold P.D.G.M

The Lodge of True Friendship 579 Dungannon held their Carol service in St Michael's Parish Church, Castlecaulfield on Sunday 9th December 2018. The Rector Bro Rev Canon Dr Peter Thompson welcomed the many visitors and brethren to the service. V.W Bro Dean Kenneth Hall assisted the Rector...for more

Omagh Widows Lunch

Omagh Masonic;  Widows Lunch

On Sunday 9th December 2018 Omagh Masonic Entertainments Committee hosted a luncheon for the widows and widowers of the four Omagh Lodges - Concore 332, St John's 334, Cappagh 350 and Victory 689. Brethren were encouraged to attend with their wives and children to give the occasion a family-friendly feel...for more

Omagh Masonic; Three brethren receive 50-year jewels.

Omagh Masonic;  Three brethren receive 50-year jewels.

At a function in Omagh Masonic Hall on Tuesday 27th November, three brethren received 50-year jewels from their respective Lodges, namely Mr John Eakin, Mr James Eakin and Mr William Caldwell. Their jewels were presented by RWBro Maurice Lee MBE, Provincial Grand Master, in what may well have been an event unique in Irish masonry...for more

RWBro. Maurice Lee visits Bro James Warnock, Victory Lodge 459, Coagh.

Bro James Warnock receiving a Tyrone and Fermanagh 150 year jewel from PGM RWBro Maurice Lee

Prior to the PGL Communication in the Coagh Masonic Hall, on the 28th November, the PGM RWBro Maurice Lee visted Bro James Warnock, of Victory Lodge 459, and had the great pleasure of presenting a Tyrone and Fermanagh 150 Year Jewel to him along with the PGL 150 year Booklet...for more

Masons Support Air Ambulance Northern Ireland.

presentation of cheque

Provincial Grand Lodge of Tyrone and Fermanagh celebrated its 150th Anniversary in 2018 and to mark the occasion the Provincial Grand Master, RWBro Maurice Lee MBE, challenged each of the 41 Lodges to raise at least £150.00 each for Air Ambulance Northern Ireland. There was a ready response to the challenge and over the past 6 months masons across both counties have been organising barbecues, entertainments and other events to meet, and where possible exceed, the target set by the Provincial Grand Master...for more

Lodge 586 Worshipful Master Chartity BBQ 2018.

presentation of cheque

This year Masonic lodge 586 Enniskillen held their annual Worshipful Master's Charity BBQ and "Night at the Races" on Saturday 1st September 2018. It was very well attended and once again the magnificent generosity of those attending and in the donations forwarded by those unable to attend, we have raised much needed funds for our chosen charities...for more

Brethren conquer Mont Blanc.

David Sharkey, Bro Lee Williamson, Lester Weir and Bro Barry Williamson on Mont Blanc.

Brothers Barry and Lee Williamson of Lodge of True friendship 579 with two friends David Sharkey and Lester Weir climbed 3 peaks in 3 days in 3 different countries France,Switzerland and Italy raising funds for Leukaemia & Lymphoma N.I....for more

St Andrews 944, Moy, 90th Anniversary.

WBro Robert McFarlane and VWBro Robert Kempton

On Monday 25th June 2018 St Andrews 944 Moy held a meeting for their 90 years anniversary. St Andrews had the pleasure to be in receipt of the presence of the RWPGM of Tyrone and Fermanagh M Lee, who congratulated the lodge for achieving this milestone...for more

Inniskillen 744 Cycle Ride to Grand Lodge

Worshipful Master WBro Stephen Dickson at the Masonic Hall Enniskillen

Inniskillen Masonic Lodge No 744 held its first charity event this year on Friday 11 May when the Worshipful Master W Bro Stephen Dickson completed a charity cycle ride from the Masonic Hall Enniskillen to Grand Lodge, Molesworth Street, Dublin in aid of Air Ambulance N.I. Unfortunately the weather was not in his favour...for more

Presentation of 50 Year Jewel to WBro. Cecil Stevenson.

WBro.Ashley Wilkin W.M. Lodge 586, WBro. Cecil Stevenson 586, and RW.Bro. Maurice Lee PGM

On Friday 20th April 2018 one of Lodge 586 oldest and long serving brethren was presented with his 50 year Jewel. WBro. Cecil Stevenson has been a stalwart to the Lodge since his Initiation on 19th April 1968. He served as Secretary and has fulfilled many temporary officers roles over the years...for more

Cheque Presentations by True Friendship Lodge 579, Dungannon

Presentation of certificate

True Friendship Lodge 579 organized and ran a very successful Night at the Races evening at which they raised £1950 for some very worthy charities. Bro Barry Williamson, a member of the Lodge, received a cheque for £650 for Leukemia & Lymphoma NI. Bro Barry Williamson, who lost his wife aged 31 to lymphoma almost two years ago, has raised over £107,000 for this Northern Ireland Charity...for more

RWBro. Frank Arnold PDGM celebrates his birthday.

Presentation of certificate

Frank enjoying his birthday cake from Lodge 122 - presenting the cake is Richard Scott on behalf of the members of St Patrick's Lodge 122...for more

WBro. Ronnie Balfour receives his 50 Year Jewel and Certificate

Presentation of certificate

At the Installation of Officers Communication of St John's Ederney Lodge 819 held on 25th January 2018, the Brethren had the great pleasure of presenting a 50 Year Jewel to Worshipful Brother Ronnie Balfour. Wor Bro Ronald George Balfour was Initiated into St John's Ederney 819 on 12th June 1961. He received his Fellow Craft Degree on the 28th September 1961 & finally received his Master Mason Degree on the 26th October 1961...for more

RWBro H Weir Past PGM receives his 60 Year Certificate

Presentation of certificate

On the 18th December 2017 Stanley , Secretary of Kipling Newporton Ballinamallard 315, along with RWBro Maurice Lee PGM visited RWBro H Weir Past PGM at the Grann Residential Home. During their visit they presented him with his 60 year certificate...for more

NI Children to Lapland Trust

Presentation of cheque

Following a request for support for the NI Children to Lapland Trust the Province has made a contribution of £3000 to the Trust to enable terminally ill children from Tyrone and Fermanagh to visit Lapland this December. W.Bro. Jack Rodgers MBE, Founder and Chairman of the Children to Lapland trust, attended the Provincial Grand Lodge meeting in Omagh when he was presented with a cheque in support of the Children to Lapland Trust...for more

Presentation to Marie Curie by Harmony Masonic Lodge 586 Enniskillen

Presentation of cheque

In September 2017 Harmony Masonic Lodge 586 Enniskillen held their annual Charity BBQ and "Night at the Races". This years agreed charity was Marie Curie. At Harmony Masonic Lodge 586 meeting on Friday 17th November 2017 in Enniskillen, Marie Curie were presented with a cheque for £1000.00 by the Worshipful Brother Treasurer Lodge 586 Harold Martin. It was received on behalf of Marie Curie by Mrs Olive Elliott Secretary "Friends of Marie Curie" Fermanagh Branch and Mrs Ruth Young, Marie Curie Fermanagh Volunteer Services...for more

Clogher Masonic Hall Committee Vintage Run

Cars at Aughnacloy

Clogher Masonic Hall Committee held their second Vintage Run on Saturday 17th September 2016. The vintage and classic car owners met at Clogher Masonic Hall where a hearty breakfast was served up by members of the Hall Committee. W Bro Gordon McLaren showed everyone around the Hall and highlighted the recent improvements carried out to the building...for more

Kipling Newporton ML 315: Presentation of 50 Year jewel

WBro S McMullan presents Certificate to Bro.Smith with WBro. J Elliott

On Saturday, 26th August two brethren from Kipling Newporton ML No 315 travelled to Scotland to present a 50 year jewel to Bro James John Smith. The two brethren who make the trip were W Bro James Elliott [Almoner] and W Bro Stanley McMullan [Lodge Secretary]. They took with them the warm good wishes and congratulations of the Provincial Grand Master R W Bro Maurice Lee and brethren of the Lodge...for more

Cycle and Walk for Mo

Campbell family and members of Gortin ML 994

On 20th May 2017 W Bro Richard Campbell supported by the brethren of ML 994 and members of the Campbell Family organised a fundraising event for "Care for Cancer". Promoted as "Cycle and walk for Mo" over 160 people took part and together raised the magnificent sum of £10,500.00. This was achieved by a sponsored 30 mile cycle run through the Sperrins taking in Gortin, Plumbridge, Newtownstewart and Baronscourt...for more

Sponsored Wheelchair Push raises £6880

Wheelchair and Participants

W.Bro David McConnell, Victory Masonic Lodge 689 Omagh, and members of his family have completed a Sponsored Wheelchair Push from the Tyrone County Hospital, Omagh, to the South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen, on Saturday, 17th June, a distance of approximately 26 miles. The walk was held in good weather with brilliant sunshine for most of the day...for more

Pomeroy 836 Charity Golf Competition for "Care for Cancer"

Cheque presentation

Brethren of Pomeroy ML No 836 held a charity golf competition in Omagh Golf Club on Friday 28th April which raised £1,200.00 for "Care for Cancer". Their cheque was presented to the charity at its centre in Omagh on 30th May 2107...for more

"Casualty" comes to Newtownstewart 547!!

Practising First-aid

Newtownstewart Masonic Lodge No. 547 hosted a very successful First Aid training event immediately following their Stated Communication on Thursday 18th May 2017.The training session was organised in conjunction with the Provincial Grand Lodge Physician, W. Bro. Dr. Ted Burke, who enlisted the help of Sister Flo Harper and her team from the Cardiac Assessment Unit of the Tyrone County Hospital Omagh...for more

WBro. Cyril Gilbert receives his 50 Year Jewel and Certificate

Presentation of 50 year jewel

W Bro Gilbert was initiated into masonry on 17th May 1967, he passed to the Fellowcraft on 19th June 1967 and was raised to Master Mason on 2nd October 1967. He was Worshipful Master in 1980 and installed his successor the late WBro. Ray Shannon...for more

WBro. Alexander (Sandy) Cooper receives his 50 Year Jewel and Certificate

RWBro M Lee with WBro Cooper and WBro A Hurst

W Bro Cooper was initiated into masonry on 28th March 1967, and exactly 50 years later on 28 March 2017, received his 50 year jewel. He passed to the Fellowcraft on 25th April 1967 and was raised to Master Mason on 28th May 1967...for more

Victory Masonic Lodge 689, Omagh

Representatives from Marie Curie pictured receiving a cheque for £240 from brethren of Victory Masonic Lodge 689, Omagh

Representatives from Marie Curie pictured receiving a cheque for £240 from brethren of Victory Masonic Lodge 689, Omagh. The cheque was the proceeds of an information evening held in Omagh Masonic Hall. A very enjoyable evening was had by all with a number of visitors and non-members of the Order in attendance...for more

Crichton ML 204, Lisnaskea, 150 Anniversary Celebrations

Past Master's Board

On 20 February 2017 Crichton ML No 204 celebrated its 150th anniversary, having been founded and consecrated on 25 February 1867. To mark the occasion a special service was held in the Masonic Hall, attended by brethren of the Lodge and guests representing Grand Lodge and Provincial Grand Lodges. The Lodge was delighted to welcome The Deputy Grand Master R W Bro Rodney McCurley...for more

Installation of 240th Worshipful Master, Newtownstewart ML 547

Installation of 240th Worshipful Master, Newtownstewart ML 547

Newtownstewart Lodge 547 saw the Installation of its 240th Worshipful Master on 19th January 2017. W Bro Robin D Finlay was given a flawless Master's Degree by W Bro Robert Moore...for more

Concord ML No 332 present cheque to Marie Curie Cancer Care

Presentation of cheque

Mrs Sheena Havlin. Marie Curie Cancer Care fund-raising manager, with Nurse Majella Brogan, receiving a cheque from W Bro William Young, WM Concord ML No 332. Also at the presentation in the Omagh Campus of the South West College were [left to right back row] V W Bro Jim McBain, Lodge Secretary, W Bro John Eakin, Steward of Charities, and W Bro Peter Waterson, Lodge Treasurer. Peter was accompanied by his mother Mrs Elaine Waterson, pleased to see the cheque for £905.00 presented in the name of her son, Christopher, a victim of cancer in 2016...for more

"The Prostate Gland" by Dr. E. J. S. Burke, Provincial Grand Physician

Prostrate Gland

The Prostate gland specific to males only, located in the pelvis between the bladder and rectum. It is about the shape and size of a walnut or satsuma and gets bigger as you get older. It surrounds the urethra which is the tube men urinate and ejaculate through. Its main function is to assist in the making of semen, the fluid that transports the sperm...for more


547 Brethren in Grand Lodge room

Newtownstewart Masonic Lodge No. 547 enjoyed a thoroughly entertaining visit to Molesworth St., Dublin on Saturday 10th September 2016. The visit took place as a result of the initiative of W. Bro. Stephen Millar, Worshipful Master, who wished to mark his year in office with a visit to Grand Lodge. Eighteen members of the Lodge attended along with a number of other visiting Brethren including, V.W. Bro. Derrick Nixon, Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies and R.W. Bro. Leslie Nixon, the R.W. Assistant Grand Master...for more

V W Bro Phillip Grosse receives 50yr Jewel as Clogher ML 451 opens a newly renovated room

VW Bro Phillip S Grosse and R W Bro Maurice Lee

On the 7th July 2016 the members of Clogher Masonic Hall Committee hosted an informal barbeque to open the newly renovated upper room. Most of the work had been carried out voluntarily by local masons. The R W Provincial Grand Master, R W Bro Maurice Lee, was in attendance and officially declared the new facilities open. VW Bro Phillip S Grosse, a member of Clogher Masonic Lodge since 1966, was also in attendance with his wife Masie and his brother from England...for more

HARMONY BBQ and "Night at the Races"

officers and brethren of 586 present cheque to the Riding for Disabled

Once again in September 2016 Harmony Lodge 586 held their annual Worshipful Master Charity fund raising BBQ and "Night at the Races". This year's allocated Charity by the lodge brethren was "Fermanagh Riding for the Disabled". The event was extremely well attended and the evening was a success due to the effort of the Wor. Master Wor. Bro. Andrew Burleigh and his organising team. The brethren and their guests collected and enjoyed their fine BBQ selection of salads etc..for more

V.W.Bro.Percy Hill Robinson 72 Years a Mason

V.W.Bro.Percy Hill Robinson with guests

On the 24th April 1944 Hill Robinson was proposed to join Crumlin 140 by W.Bro. George Thompson and Bro James Baille also on the same night the names off Alexander Herdman and Cecil Hill were also proposed and their successful ballot was held on the 29th may 1944. His 1st degree took place on 25th September 1944...for more

Centenary RAC 819 B.B.Q.

presentation of cheque

On Sat 4 June over 100 masons and their friends gathered at the Lough Erne Yacht Club for a fund raising barbecue. Ederney RAC 819 in their centenary year, assisted by members of Trillick RAC and the craft Lodges of Ballinamallard, Pettigo, Irvinestown, Ederney and Trillick made the arrangements for the event. The fine weather and the splendid setting beside the lake gave the event a wonderful start. The caterer, Rose Gilroy, provided a delicious meal that was thoroughly enjoyed by all...for more


race goers.

To mark 150 years of continuous working, the lodge members decided to hold their April Communication in the Freemason's Hall in Molesworth Street, Dublin. Planning began early in the new year and an invitation was extended to masonic lodges across the Dungannon and Cookstown area. It was also decided to invite wives and partners for a bit retail therapy and sightseeing in Dublin, while the lodge members held their Communication...for more

Enniskillen Masonic Lodge No 744 Charity Donations

presentation of cheque

In 2015 Enniskillen Masonic Lodge No 744 organised two fundraising events for charities, the first was a golf classic and the second event was a bbq in memory of Bro G Kernaghan a much valued member of 744 who sadly passed away in 2015 after a long battle with cancer...for more

Gortin ML 994 hosts Widows Sons Masonic Bikers Association.


The accompanying photo shows members of the "Widows Sons Masonic Bikers Association" [Northern Ireland Chapter] who called at Gortin Masonic Hall for a "pit stop" while out for a run on 9 May 2016...for more

Charity Report for 2015 by PG Stewart of Charities W.Bro H McKee

Contributions from all branches of Freemasonry in the Province to the Masonic Charities during the year ending 31st December 2015 amounted to £85,457.04...for more

Assistant Grand Master installs his son as W.M. of Victoria Lodge 473

race goers.

At the lnstallation of Lodge 473, held on Friday 26th February 2016, Brother Bryan Nixon was installed in the chair as Worshipful Master by his father R.W.Brother Leslie Nixon, Assistant Grand Master. Also attending the lnstallation were The Most Worshipful the Grand Master Douglas Gray and R.W.Brother Joe Fleming, Provincial Assistant Grand Master...for more


race goers.

This year marks an extra special occasion within Freemasonry in the Dungannon area, with St John's Masonic Lodge No 185 celebrating its 150th year anniversary. The lodge which was originally founded in January 1866 will be holding a series of events to mark this significant milestone both in lodge history and Freemasonry in general....for more

Memorial Frame unveiled to R.W.Bro. Norman Humes by the Grand Master M.W.Bro Douglas T. Grey

memorial Frame.

At the stated communication of Castlederg Masonic Lodge 799, on the 1st December 2015, the Grand Master the M.W.Bro. Douglas T. Grey unveiled a Memorial Frame to R.W.Bro Norman Humes, after the following Memoriam Resolution in Regard to the Late R.W.Bro. Norman Humes was read by V.W.Bro. Rev. Canon H. Trimble, proposed by Bro. D Sproule S.W., seconded by Bro. C Andrews J.W. and passed by the Lodge....for more

Victory Masonic Lodge 689 Omagh Night at the Races

race goers.

Victory Masonic Lodge No 689, Omagh, held a very successful Night at the Races on Saturday, 21st November, 2015, in the Masonic Hall, Campsie, Omagh. A total of around 40 people were present, including brethren and their families, and all had a very enjoyable night. Tea, sandwiches and refreshments were provided. The evening was organised by W Bro Derek Elliott...for more

Newtownstewart ML 547 Worshipful Master's Charities.

presentation of cfheque.

A Barbecue and Ladies Night organised by Newtownstewart Masonic Lodge N0 547 in the Silverbirch Hotel on 23rd December 2015 raised £700.00 for "Clic Sargent", the charity which supports young people with cancer....for more

Beautiful New Desk for Cookstown Masonic Hall.

Officers of Lodge 470 with visiting Brethren at the Desk dedication.

Cookstown Hall Committee Chairman, W. Bro. Billy McCombe decided last year that the Secretary and Treasurer's desk in Cookstown Masonic Hall needed to be replaced. The old desk which had served well for many years had reached it's sell-by date and was no longer fit for it's intended purpose. Rather than purchasing a new modern desk, he asked W.Bro Philip Brisbane who is a member of some of the Lodges who meet in the hall and is Secretary of Craft Lodge 470 if he could produce something in keeping with the other furniture in the Lodge Room...for more

Presentation of Cheque to Somerton House, NI Hospice.

RWBro M Lee presents cheque to Mrs Heather Weir

On Monday 21 December 2015 five representatives from Provincial Grand Lodge travelled to Belfast to present a cheque for £11,000 to the Northern Ireland Hospice to furnish and equip an individual en suite private room in Somerton House, Somerton Road, Belfast 15. Somerton house is being completely refurbished and extended at a cost of £13 million and when re-opened in April 2016 will become a centre of excellence for Palliative Care in the Province...for more

Newtownstewart RAC 547 raise funds for Palliative Care at Tyrone County Hospital and Nepal's "Sherpa Future Fund".

Presentation of Cheque

A successful "Visitors Night" for charity at Newtownstewart Royal Arch Chapter No 547 raised £460.00 half of which was donated to the Western Health and Social Care Trust's Palliative Care Fund at the Tyrone County Hospital; the other half was forwarded to "Adventure Consultants - Sherpa Future Fund" for the benefit of widows and orphans of Sherpas who lost their lives as a result of the Nepal Earthquake earlier this year...for more

Presentation of Cheque to Horizon West, Children's Hospice

Presentation of Cheque to Horizon West, Children's Hospice

On Wednesday 18 November, the Provincial Grand Master, R W Bro Maurice Lee, accompanied by the Provincial Grand Treasurer, Hazlett Moore, and the Provincial Grand Almoner, V Wor Bro Jim McBain, travelled to the Children's Hospice in Killadeas, where they were joined by the Deputy Grand Master, R W Bro Rodney McCurley and Ms Tina McCrossan, Head of Children's Services of the Northern Ireland Children's Hospice...for more

Masonic Halls get AEDs

defib certs

A goodly number of halls in the Masonic Province of Tyrone and Fermanagh have now acquired AED's [Automated External Defibrillators]. The photograph shows some of the brethren who attended a training session run by the British Red Cross Society in the Omagh Hall on 28 September 2015 receiving certificates. The session in Omagh was attended by some twenty persons...for more

Clogher Vintage Car Run 2014

W Bro Richard Mulligan with his car

In September 2014 Clogher Masonic Hall Committee held a Vintage Car Run in aid of the Hall Restoration Fund and local charities. The event was organised by W Bro Richard Mulligan from Lodge 451 assisted by members of the Hall Committee. Cars taking part included a Ford Model T, a 1936 Rolls Royce, an Austin 7 and a selection of MGs and Triumphs....for more

HARMONY BBQ and "Night at the Races"

Presentation of cheque

In early September 2015 Harmony Lodge 586 held their annual Worshipful Master Charity fund raising BBQ and "Night at the Races". This year's allocated Charity by the lodge brethren was "Cancer Focus NI". It was a very well attended evening which proved to be one of the most successful for some years, in no way helped by the beginning of a good weather spell which had eluded us during the so called summer months ...for more

V W Bro James Wilson receives 50 Year Jewel

Presentation to V W Bro James Wilson

At the last stated communication of St John's Ederney Lodge 819, on the 30th April, the Brethren had the great pleasure of presenting a 50 Year Jewel to V W Bro James Wilson. V W Bro Wilson joined St John's on 20th December 1963. ...for more

WBro Fredrick J McCausland receives 70 Year Bar

Presentation to WBro Fredrick J McCausland

At a meeting of Victoria Masonic Lodge 473, which was held at Enniskillen on Friday 27th February 2015, WBro Fredrick Joeph McCausland was presented with a seventy year bar to his 50 year jewel and a Platinum Jubilee Certicate. WBro McCausland joined 473 in April 1945 and having gone through all the offices served as Worshipful Master during the year 1964...for more

R.W.Bro Harry Weir Honoured

RWBro Leslie J Nixon

At a special communication of Victoria Lodge 473, Enniskillen, held on the 22nd December 2014 a large framed photograph of RWBro H Weir was presented to mark his long association with Freemasonary. RWBro Weir was initiated into Kipling Newporton Lodge 315, Ballinamallard, on 1st December 1956. He was Worshipful Master in 1971 and Secretary from 1972 to 1986...for more

High Honour for Tyrone and Fermanagh

RWBro Leslie J Nixon

The Province of Tyrone and Fermanagh has been highly honoured by the appointment and installation of RWBro Leslie J Nixon as Assistant Grand Master. RWBro Leslie is a Past Master and Secretary of Victoria Masonic Lodge 473 Enniskillen which he joined 39 years ago....for more

R W Bro John Hadden honoured in St John's ML No 334, Omagh

RWBro Hadden with RWBros Lee and Nixon

The lasting contribution of R W Bro John Hadden M.B.E. to Freemasonry was celebrated in his mother lodge, St John's ML 334, Omagh, on Thursday 11 December 2014 when he was presented with his 50 year jewel....for more

PGL Quarterly Communication held 19 November 2014

VWBroJ Woods

R Wor Bro Maurice installed V W Bro Frank Arnold as Provincial Deputy Grand Master, V W Bro Jo Fleming as Provincial Assistant Grand Master and W Bro Johnny Woods as Provincial Grand Secretary.....for more

Latvia Adventure 2

Apollo Lodge

In late October 2014, seven Freemasons from the Provinces of Tyrone and Fermanagh, Londonderry and Donegal travelled to Latvia to attend a Stated Communication of Apollo Lodge, for what was a second visit for some and a fourth visit for the Rt. W. Bro Rev Canon Hany Trimble the Representative of the Grand Lodge of Latvia at the Grand Lodge of Ireland...for more


VWBroJ Woods

W Bro McBain and Bro. Robinson were members of a team of 20 who took part in an adventurous sponsored walk to Base Camp Everest to raise money for World Development and Relief Fund of the Methodist Church in Ireland. The team, comprised of 13 men and 7 women, together raised over 36,000 Euro...for more


cheque Presentation

On Saturday 28th June 2014 a group comprising five Masonic Lodges and two Royal Arch Chapters held a very successful BBQ and Dance for Charity. The event was held at Lough Erne Yacht Club who kindly gave permission to use their premises. A grand total of £1,785.00 was raised for two Charities namely Teddies for Loving Care and the Cardiac Unit of the South West Acute Hospital...for more

Callowhill Masonic Lodge No. 453 made a number of presentations to Charity

RWBro Lee with the honoured brethren

On Monday evening 28 April 2014 Brethren from Callowhill Masonic Lodge No. 453 made a number of presentations to Charity. Cheques for £500.00 each were presented to Gladys O'Callaghan on behalf of Horizon West Childrea's Hospice, Michelle Higgins on behalf of Autism N.I......for more

Brethren Honoured At Victory Masonic Lodge 689, Omagh

RWBro Lee with the honoured brethren

R.W Bro Maurice W. Lee, Provincial Grand Master designate and W Bro Albert Allen, WM of Victory Masonic Lodge 689, pictured presenting 50 -Year Jewels and Certificates to W Bro Michael Pollard and W Bro Wilmer Mitchell at the Lodge Installation and Festive Board in March.....for more

Brethren Honoured At Cookstown “Green” Masonic Lodge No. 470

RWBro Weir with the honoured brethren

On 10th February 2014 at the communication of the Lodge which was the Installation of Officers for 2014, Worshipful Brother Percy Cundell was honoured by being presented with his 60 Year Bar and Certificate. The presentation was made by Rt. Wor. Bro. Harry Weir – Past Provincial Grand Master of Tyrone and Fermanagh....for more


VWBro Arnold with the honoured brethren

On 3rd January 2014 at the communication of the Lodge which was the Installation of Officers for 2014, Worshipful Brother Oliver C.Gibson and Worshipful Brother Andrew (Andy) McAleer were both honoured on receiving their 50 Year Jewel and Certificate...for more


V Mr Craig Elliott who received the cheque

On 1st November 2013 a dinner dance was hosted by four Lodges and one Chapter in The Hunting Lodge Irvinestown to raise funds for the Buddy Bear Trust. A total of £1,500.00 was raised for The Trust which runs a private school in Dungannon. The school specialises in Conductive Education for children with Cerebral Palsy and other Motor Disorders...for more

Presentation to Horizon West by Newtownstewart ML 547.

Gemma McCallan receiving the cheque

A golf tournament organised by Newtownstewart ML 547 in aid of the Children's Hospice in Killadeas raised the magnificent sum of £2,500.00. Receiving the cheque from W Bro Sam Gallager [left] and Bro Robert Canders [right] is Gemma McCallan, Horizon West Community Fund Raising Officer....for more.

Lodge 689 raise funds for Crohn's and Colitis UK.

V Mr Craig Elliott who received the cheque

Victory Masonic Lodge 689, Omagh, presenting a cheque for £689 to Mr Craig Elliott who received the cheque on behalf of Crohn's and Colitis UK. Craig is the son of the current Worshipful Master, W.Bro. Derek Elliott....for more.

P.G.L. presents Cheque to Children's Hospice

V.W.Bro. Hill Robinson presents the cheque

On Thursday 4th July 2013 a cheque for £7.000.00 was presented to the Children's Hospice Killadeas on behalf of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Tyrone & Fermanagh by V.W.Bro E.Hazlett Moore, Provincial Grand Treasurer.
Contributions totalling £6.303.9O from the Lodges was topped up by Provincial Grand Lodge making a sum of £7.000.00:....for more.

Mason Honoured at Phoenix Masonic Lodge No.836 Pomeroy

V.W.Bro. Hill Robinson presents the cheque

At the April communication of Phoenix Masonic Lodge No.836, R.W.Bro William McLain was presented with a Certificate along with a Bar to his 50 Year Jewel for 60 years membership of the Order by the M.W.Grand Master, M.W.Bro George Dunlop. The members of Phoenix Masonic Lodge No.836 were joined by a large contingent of members from Scott Masonic Lodge Coalisland where R.W.Bro McLain is also a member....for more.

Lodge 823 raise funds for Knockavoe Special School.

V.W.Bro. Hill Robinson presents the cheque

Thanks to the generously of the members and quests of Mourne Masonic Lodge No 823, Strabane, a cheque for £546 was presented by V.W. Bro Hill Robinson to Nick Tomlinson V.P. for the friends of Knockavoe special school.....for more.

New Masonic Hall Opened and Dedicated at Pomeroy, County Tyrone.

The Grand Master unveils the commemorative plaque

On Saturday 22nd September 2012 at 3:00pm the Brethren of Phoenix Masonic Lodge No. 836 Pomeroy along with the Officers of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Tyrone and Fermanagh together with the Grand Master of Ireland Most Worshipful Brother George Dunlop and the Provincial Grand Master of Tyrone and Fermanagh Right Worshipful Brother D. Henry Weir gathered at the Bonn Masonic Hall Pomeroy.........for more.

W. BRO Robert Johnston McFarlane receives his 50 Year Jewel from the Provincial Grand Master

RW.Bro Harry Weir, W.Bro Robert McFarlane and W Bro Kenneth Coalter

At the last communcation of St Andrew's 944, Moy, before the summer break RW.Bro Harry Weir presented W.Bro Robert Johnston McFarlane with a 50 Year Jewel and the WM W.Bro Kenneth Coalter presented him with his certificate.........for more.

BBQ in aid of Horizon West Children's Hospice, Killadeas

After the Provincial Grand Lodge Communication on the 26th September in Dungannon a cheque for £1410 was presented to the Provincial Grandmaster and the Provincial Grand Treasurer by W.Bros David Jackson, Lodge 315 and Frank McKee, Lodge 277 on behalf of the two lodges. This being the proceeds from their BBQ and will now be forwarded on by Provincial Grand Lodge to the Horizon West Children's Hospice, Killadeas.......for more.

VW. BRO Henry Keys receives his 50 Year Jewel from the Provincial Grand Master

At the last communcation of Irvinestown 277 before the summer break RW.Bro Harry Weir presented VW.Bro Henry Keys with a 50 Year Jewel and the WM W.Bro Nigel Nicholl presented him with his certificate.......for more.

Charity Golf Competition for Horizon West Children's Hospice, Killadeas

A charity golf competition organised by Newtownstewart ML 547 in aid of Horizon West Children's Hospice raised £1900. To this was added a donation of £600 from lodge 547 bringing the total to £2500, a sum gratefully acknowledged by the "Friends of Horizon West", two of whose members had helped in promoting the event......for more.

5 Brethren of Gortin M.L. 994 Celebrates 288 years of Freemasonry

Presented a Certificate and a 70 year Bar to W.Bro. R.T. McKinley, W.Bro. L.W.C. McFarlane was also presented with a certificate and a 60 year Bar. Both Brethren were congratulate for achieving this milestone. At the close of the meeting all Brethren retired to the dinning room and celebrated the occasion with a fresh salmon supper kindly provided by W.Bro. D. Campbell and his son W.Bro. D.R. Campbell......for more.

Charitable Donation £4,000.00 to "Horizon West" Children's Hospice

Horizon West, is the new children's hospice in Killadeas, Co. Fermanagh. In the last three years fundraising and charitable donations have raised over £1 million pounds - enough to complete the construction of the new building. The focus is now on securing donations to get services up and running......for more.

90th Anniversary of Phoenix Masonic Lodge No. 836 Pomeroy, County Tyrone

On the 14th October 2011 the brethren of Phoenix Masonic Lodge No. 836, Pomeroy, held a formal dress special communication of the Lodge in the Masonic Hall, Campsie Road, Omagh, to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of ther Lodge......for more.

Newtownstewart ML 547 Scotland Trip

In 2010 Newtownstewart ML 547 "twinned" with St Ninian's Lodge in Newton Stewart in Scotland and on the 18th November 2011 made their second fraternal visit to the their Scottish brethren, accompanied by one brother from Gortin ML 994......for more.

Horizon West Children’s Hospice - Gortin 994

Presenting the cheque for £750.00 the proceeds of a Lodge B.Q. to Mrs Gladys O’Callaghan Chairperson of the Fermanagh Friends of the Children’s Hospice.....for more.

Provincial Grand Lodge News October 2011

At the Stated Quarterly Communication held in Newtownstewart on Wednesday 28 September 2011, the following announcements were made:....for more.

Cookstown "Green" Masonic Lodge No 470 - Memorial Stone

This memorial stone occupies a prominent and eye-catching position in Cookstown Cemetery and also makes specific reference to being erected by Members of Cookstown Masonic Lodge No. 470. However, the years have taken their toil and the stone and surround were looking rather "tired". This was noted and consequently raised at a Lodge meeting....for more.

Two Brethren return to their Mother Lodge Gortin 994, April 2011

W.Bro. Rufus McFarland Worshipful Master of Gortin 994 welcomes R.W.Bro. George Lutton, W.Bro. Sam McFarland and W.Bro. Alan Campbell of Ardmore Lodge 835 Saintfield to the April Communication of Gortin....for more.

Presentation of cheques to local charities by Scott Masonic Lodge No 300 Coalisland, February 2011

A service of ‘Nine Lessons & Carols’ was held in Brackaville Parish Church, Coalisland on Sunday 12th December 2010 to celebrate the Centenary of Scott Masonic Lodge No.300 Coalisland. Very Rev Kenneth R.J.Hall Dean of Clogher led the service assisted by the Rev G.M.S.Watson, both former Rectors of Brackaville parish....for more.

Provincial Grand Lodge Visit to Irvinestown 277, September 2010

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....for more.

Barton ML 220 - dedication of New Hall - September 2009

On Friday 25 September 2009 Barton ML No 220 Pettigo dedicated a new Masonic Hall in the presence of the Assistant Grand Master and invited guests from all over the Province of Tyrone and Fermanagh and further afield....for more.