Monthly Archives: February 2017

Death of Rt Wor Brother Bishop Samuel G. Poyntz, P.S.G.C Ireland.

Bishop the Right Reverend Samuel Greenfield Poyntz, one of the best known and best loved clerics in the Church of Ireland, was called to The Grand Lodge above on the 18th February 2017. He was born in 1926 in Manitoba, … Continue reading

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Freemasonry and The Impossible Bottle.

An impossible bottle is the term used to describe a rather unique form of mechanical puzzle. The term refers to any bottle containing an object that does not appear to fit through the neck of the bottle, that it has … Continue reading

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Centenary Lodge CXVII, Dublin 1892

In a recent sale in Dublin there was a rare example of, what I initially assumed to be, a centenary jewel dated 1892 and carrying the number 117. The jewel comprised of a silver disc, bearing the word Centenary, and … Continue reading

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The Masonic Visitor – The Journal of Irish Freemasonry.

I recently found three issues of an old Victorian monthly publication entitled The Masonic Visitor – The Journal of Irish Freemasonry. This was a monthly magazine, published at The Office, 12 Dawson Street, in Dublin, under the editorship of Brother … Continue reading

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