Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Larne Masonic Centre.

On Saturday the 23rd May 2015 the Larne and District Masonic Charity Committee organised a Teddy Bear’s Picnic to raise funds for T.L.C. The Committee including Brethren such as Wor Bro Graham Todd, Jock McToal, Jeff McWhirter and others, too … Continue reading

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Report from the Tattoo Parlour.

On Friday evening after work, I set off to Belfast, to visit my first Tattoo Studio, and see what all the excitement was about. The Skullduggery Tatu Studio is located halfway up Dublin Road, at number 75 and was quite … Continue reading

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The Third Annual Historical Lecture hosted by Harmony Lodge No 555, Cork.

We are grateful to The Munster Mason – Wor Bro David J. Butler for keeping us informed on forthcoming events in Munster. On Monday the 25th May 2015, starting at 7.45PM in the Tuckey Street Masonic Hall will be a … Continue reading

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The Art of The Masonic Tattoo.

I’m extremely grateful to the two Maonic Brethren who have drawn my attention to an unusual event, which is being launched tonight at 8.00PM in the Skullduggery Tatu tattoo studio located at 75 Dublin Road, Belfast. Here you will have … Continue reading

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The Social Whirl – Forthcoming Social Events in the next few Weeks.

The Brethren of Maze Masonic Lodge No 356 I.C. will be hosting a Hog Roast and evening of Blue Grass music played by local band “Down and Out”, in the Lisburn Masonic Centre on the evening of the 22nd May … Continue reading

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Seventy Years of Freemasonry.

Our Rt Wor Deputy Grand Master will be travelling to the Leslie J.Thompson Masonic Lodge No 61, Ballymacarrett for a 7.30pm meeting on Friday the 22nd May 2015. On this occasion RT Wor Bro McCurley will be accompanied by RT … Continue reading

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A Night with the Clogher Historical Society.

On a glorious sunny afternoon, I set off, on a road-trip through Tyrone and Armagh until I finally reached the Cahans Presbyterian Church on the outskirts of Monaghan, on the road to Cootehill. The Church was closed a number of … Continue reading

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International Masonic Events – Philotection Society

Planning is now underway for the Second International Summer School which will, once again be held in Athens from the 26 of August to the 30th August 2015. Our hosts the Philotection Society have set up their 2015 website which … Continue reading

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Strange Ballybay Bedfellows.

I received the following e-mail at the end of last week, and would take this opportunity to let you all read the message contained within. It begins with the heading:- Subject: Talk on the Freemasons and the United Irishmen in … Continue reading

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Freemasonry and The Lusitania.

About 20 kilometres off The Old Head of Kinsale, on the 7th May 1915, the Royal Mail Ship RMS Lusiutania was torpedoed by a German submarine, in what was possibly one of the worst attacks carried out by the German … Continue reading

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Some Notes on the Lodge CC Visit to Dundalk.

Hidden away at 23 Joceyln Street, Dundalk is a fascinating old Masonic Hall, which has been a home to Freemasonry in the town for the last one hundred and twenty eight years. We had a good attendance from the local … Continue reading

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TLC Team Running in The Belfast Marathon Tomorrow.

Brethren spare a thought to our five worthies who will be running the Belfast Marathon tomorrow, to raise money for Teddies for Loving Care. 26 miles is quite a distance, and I wish them God Speed in their endeavours. I … Continue reading

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The Wilde Weekend – Enniskillen’s Latest Festival 1st- 4th May 2015.

A new, international, multi-arts festival celebrating the life and times of Irish playwright, essayist and wit Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde, A Wilde Weekend by Lough Ernest, is set to take place in Enniskillen and County Fermanagh over the May … Continue reading

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