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We Will Remember Them....

On Sunday 13th November, Ex Comp Maurice McKee and W Bro Jim Irvine laid a poppy wreath on behalf of the Chapter and Lodge during a Remembrance Service at Portavogie War Memorial.  We remember all those who made the ultimate sacrifice during both World Wars and subsequent conflicts since. and especially our fallen Brethren and Companions. 

 

At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We Will Remember Them.            So mote it be.   Nov 2022

                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                 

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Thank you your Majesty....

The Excellent King and Council, and Companions of the Chapter express their deep sadness on learning of the passing of Her Most Gracious Majesty The Queen, Queen Elizabeth II.  She will now be reunited with her beloved husband, our fraternal Brother, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip.  We send our thoughts and prayers to His Majesty The King , King Charles III and The Royal Family at this difficult time.    God Save The King         9th Sept 2022

                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                  

 

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New Excellent King's Apron

 

On our first night back since all Masonic meetings were postponed due to the COVID 19 pandemic, a new Excellent King's apron was presented by the family of our late Ex. Comp Roy Shaw MBE for the Excellent King to wear in his memory. The Acting Excellent King, V Ex. Comp Jim McDowell was privileged to be the first Excellent King of our Chapter wear it.      Dec 2021

                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                  

 

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25 Year Jewel for Hubert

 

On Friday 11th of October Ex. Companion Hubert Thompson was proudly presented with his 25 Year Jewel and Certificate by the Excellent King (Acting), Ex. Comp. Roy Shaw MBE and the District Deputy Grand King, R. Ex. Comp. Alan  Ferris.   Hubert  has been a loyal and dedicated  Companion of the Chapter and is very much appreciated by all in Shamrock Royal Arch Chapter Kircubbin No. 354.  Well done Hubert, many congratulations.     Oct 2019

                                            

                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                  

 

 

3/4 of a Century between them

 

At our convocation on Friday 12th April there were a total of three 25 Year Jewels and Certificates presented by the Excellent King (Acting), Ex. Comp. Roy Shaw MBE and the District Assistant Grand King, R. Ex. Comp. Roy Humphries.   They were presented to Ex. Comp Jim Glover, Drew McMaster and Maurice McKee.  All three have been committed Companions of the Chapter and their dedication is very much appreciated by all in Shamrock Royal Arch Chapter Kircubbin No. 354.  Well done Jim, Drew and Maurice, many congratulations.     April 2019

 

Centenary Dinner 1918-2018

 

On the 14th September 2018, the Chapter celebrated its Centenary.  A special Convocation and Centenary Dinner was held in the Kircubbin Masonic Centre.  We were very privileged to not only have District Officers attend, but also have the District Grand King of the District Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Down, M. Ex. Comp Neil A Coey.  This was a very special event in the life of the Chapter in Kircubbin .  To mark the occasion, the Chapter also had a Centenary Jewel struck.    Sept 2018

25 Year Jewels presented

 

On  12th  April Shamrock Royal Arch Chapter had cause to celebrate.  V. Ex. Comp. Norman Nevin, Ex. Comp Mark Browne, Roy Shaw MBE, Ian McKenna, Douglas Thompson and David McKee all received  their 25 Year Jewel and Certificate.  They were very fortunate to have the District Grand King of the District Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Down in attendance,  M. Ex. Comp. Neil A Coey.      April 2013

Sam marks 50 Years service

 

Ex. Comp.  Samuel Erskine was presented with his 50 Year Jewel and Certificate at our convocation of Friday 12th April 2013.  They were presented to him by the District Grand King of the District Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Down,  M. Ex. Comp. Neil A Coey.   Also pictured is V. Ex. Comp. Bob Johnston.        April 2013

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