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.


Worshipful Master W. Bro. M. Nicholson
Senior Warden W. Bro. D. Beck
Junior Warden Bro. D. Turner
Treasurer W. Bro. J. Spiers
Secretary W. Bro. G. Hanna
Director of Ceremonies W. Bro. J. Forsythe
Assistant Director of Ceremonies W. Bro. J. Fisher MBE
Steward of Charities W. Bro. B. Nicholson
Almoner W. Bro. J. Hill
Chaplain W. Bro. K. Gibson
Senior Deacon Bro. K. Newell
Junior Deacon Bro. A. Donaldson
Inner Guard W. Bro. P. Hill
Tyler Bro. K. Campbell
Organist W. Bro. G. Purdy
Installing Officer W. Bro. G. Purdy
P.G.L. Board of General Purposes W. Bro. A. Bleakley
Newry District Comm of Inspection W. Bro. J. Fisher PPGS
Newry District Charity Committee W.

Bros. C. Sargaint, J. Kearney

Lodge Auditors W. Bros. C. Sargaint, N. Chambers