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Apprentice Boys of Derry

The Associated Clubs of the

By abodadmin, Mar 23 2017 10:36AM

Club of Research visit to Armadale Friday 10th March.

On Friday morning the 10th March, Club members along with wives and guests travelled from across the Province, the Republic of Ireland and England to the Marriott Hotel, Edinburgh which would be the Clubs base for their weekend stay.

The formal meeting of the Club was held on Friday evening hosted by the Brethren of Armadale Apprentice Boys of Derry Branch Club. There were many Scottish COR members and guests in attendance plus a great turnout of Armadale Brethren as can be seen from the attached photograph.

Gifts were exchanged between the two Clubs to record the visit. After the conclusion of the formal meeting, wives and guests were entertained by a talk and power point presentation about two local men who had received the VC during WW1. A sumptuous supper was also provided and enjoyed by all present.

By abodadmin, Feb 17 2017 11:34AM

On Saturday 11th February 2017, the Apprentice Boys Club of Research members had travelled from across the Province, Scotland and the Republic to attend the days events. These commenced with the formal Club meeting in the Apprentice Boys meeting room in the Memorial Hall where the Governor conducted the Installation of Officers for 2017.

Brethren then made their way to the Guildhall for a reception and lunch hosted by the Mayor, Alderman Hilary McClintock. The Club President, Bro John Hunter, presented the Mayor with a suitably engraved glass vase to mark the occasion of the Club’s visit to the Maiden City, with the Mayor in turn presenting the Club with a gift to record the visit.