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.





On Sunday 25th August 2013 three members of Mourne Masonic Lodge 696 Annalong, Worshipful Brother Alfie Blakley, Worshipful Brother Stephen Fraser (Current Master of Lodge 174) and Brother William Kearney took part in and completed the " Lap The Lough" a 85 mile cycle roung Lough Neagh.

  Lap of Lough Neagh
All money raised is being donated to R.W. Bro. Brewster’s Ovarian Cancer Appeal.  
The cyclists started at Peatlands Park (Dungannon) going through Portadown, cross the Bann river and then towards Kinnego, Gawleys Gate, Glenavy. We stopped at Clotworthy Gardens (in Antrim) for lunch then Randalstown, Toome, Ballyronan and back to Peatlands Park.


  Lough Neagh Cyclist  
  R.W.Bro. Harold Henning Provincial Assistant Grand Master with the Worshipful Master of Mourne Masonic Lodge 696 Bobby Nicholson and W Bro Alfie Blakley and Bro William Kearney who took part in the sponsored cycle. W.Bro. Stephen Fraser of Mourne Masonic Lodge 696 and current Master of Lodge 174.  
  Cyclists Alfie and William  
Having completed the cycle.
There are rumours circulating in the Mourne area that three cyclists have been spotted training and are to compete in the opening stages of the Giro d’Italia in 2014 which will take place in Northern Ireland in May.