Mourne Masonic Lodge No. 696 Annalong.

The Worshipful Master, Wardens and Brethren of Mourne Masonic Lodge No. 696 welcome you to their website.


Lodge 696 is warranted on the roll of the Grand Lodge of Ireland in the Province of Down.


We hope you enjoy your visit here and look forward to you visiting us on a regular basis.



The accompanying Memorial for a Warrant.

The accompanying Memorial for a Warrant was laid before Lodge 144, Lodge No. 142, Lodge 377 at their stated communications held on 26th day of March 1945, 13th day of March 1945 and on the 17th day of April respectively.


When it was resolved that the same be recommended to the favourable consideration of Grand Lodge.

Annalong Fish Night.

The Lodges' October communication plays host to the annual "Annalong Fish Night".


This is a spectacular feast of seafood that is donated by the members of the Lodge. "Annalong Fish Night".


This event has become well renowned in the local Masonic calendar and is looked forward to with great anticipation by members and visitors alike.



  R.W.Bro. Harold Henning  

R.W.Bro. Harold Henning was invested as Provincial Assistant Grand Master at the May communication of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Down.


A Past Master of Mourne Masonic Lodge in 1984, Past King of Iveagh Royal Arch Chapter No. 80 in 2000 and a member of Newry Preceptory, Harold has been class leader in the Mourne Class of Instruction assisting the brethren in the Newry District as they move forward in office.

Harold was invested as a Provincial Grand Steward in 1993 and later became a Provincial Grand Instructor in 1996.
On Saturday 5th October 2002 at the quarterly communication of Grand Lodge held in the Killyhelvin Hotel Harold was elected to the Grand Lodge of Instruction. Also in that year Harold was appointed as a Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies in the Provincial Grand Lodge of Down, a post he held for eleven years until February 2012.
  Provincial Grand Steward 1993  
  Provincial Grand Instructor 1996  
  Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies 2002  
  Member of the Grand Lodge of Instruction 2002