Our Lodges

Ulster's Chosen Few
LOL 111

Apprentice Boys
LOL 128

Rising Sons of William
LOL 240

Temple of Loyalty
LOL 481

Total Abstainers
LOL 991

LOL 1054

Greenwell Street
LOL 1363

LOL 1501

Mill Street Heroes
LOL 1908

Scarlet Crown
LOL 1919

Loughries True Blues
LOL 1948

LOL 1952

King George VI Memorial
LOL 1973

Junior Boys
LOL 131

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This Lodge was formed in 1895 with James Green of Milecross Road as its first W.M. It replaced an older Total Abstainers Lodge LOL 1949 which disappeared in 1883.


The 12th of July 2006 is to be the last for LOL 991, who have decided to hand in their Lodge warrant due to dwindling numbers. The Lodge operated in the town for one hundred and eleven years and contributed much to local District. The lodge members are pictured below at their last meeting in early July.

Members of the Lodge on 6th July 2006 - back, Noel McGimpsey,
Robert Brown, Clifford Barton (DDM, No.4), Alec McGimpsey.
Front, Frank Algie, Mervyn McGimpsey (WM), David McGimpsey

For the past numbers of years 991 have paraded with LOL
1973. The Lodges combine here for a picture on 12th July