Freemasonry and the First Day of the Somme.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Brethren, on the First Day of the Somme 1916, the population of Ulster was to suffer an awful devastating blow as their menfolk endured terrible losses in the killing fields of The Somme, as they went over the top at 7.30AM and charged into a maelstrom of death and destruction

The Poetry of James Orr – Ulster’s Rabbie Burns.

Reading Time: 7 minutes Some of Orr’s Published Works. Brethren, Some 200 years ago, on the 24th April 1816 James Orr was buried in the old graveyard at Templecorran, Broadisland on the outskirts of the village of Ballycarry. The Provincial Grand Lodge of Antrim, in the form of Wor Bro Billy Thompson, and a small party of Brethren from … Read more