Upon the level and by the square – Freemasonry and Engineering

Reading Time: 5 minutes Kenneth L. Mitchell explores the ancient and continuing link between the engineering profession and the fraternity of freemasonry in Ireland, starting with James Pain’s discovery of one of the oldest masonic relics in the world as he worked on Limerick City’s Baal’s Bridge in 1830 Kenneth L. Mitchell explores the ancient and continuing link between … Read more

Captain Matthew Flinders: the Freemason who gave Australia its name

Reading Time: 4 minutes Putting Australia on the map Few men in history can claim to have named an entire country, but Freemason Matthew Flinders is one of them. With July 2014 marking two hundred years since Flinders’ passing, Kevin Gest explores how this navigator ended up down under Philosophers who lived two thousand years ago knew the Earth was a sphere that rotated … Read more