Cycle Run 2018

Saturday 23rd June 2018

Island Of Inch Masonic Lodge No. 589

Sponsored Cycle Run 2018

Londonderry to Donegal Town  

"Guide Dogs Northern Ireland"

Worshipful Master 2018 – W.Bro. Les Boyd




Cycle Run 2018 for "Guide Dogs Northern Ireland"




Over £4,000.00 Raised for Guide Dogs N.I. in Memory of Mrs Rachel Downey


The money raised by a sponsored Cycle Run from Freemason's Hall Londonderry to Donegal Town in June 2018.


W Bro. Downey conceived the idea in memory of his late daughter Rachel, and he was enthusiastically supported by a number of athletic volunteers 


from Lodges 589,297 and 778.


Thanks to everyone who supported and participated in this event, raising much needed funding for such a worthy cause.


Thanks to RW Bro. Gordon Robinson Lodge 588 Ancient Donegal for his valued support and arrangements for everyone to enjoy a welcome and relaxing


Boat Trip in Donegal Bay at the conclusion of the Run.



W Bro. Reggie Downey accompanied by his wife Grace handing over a cheque for £4,270.00


to Mr Norman Lyttle, Chairman Maiden City Branch of Guide Dogs NI (with his dog Bertie)


L to R -- Mr Nigel Anderson - volunteer, Mr Tim Atkinson - Mobility Instructor Guide Dogs NI, RW Bro. Noel Drain - PGM, W Bro. Stuart McCarter - PGL Secretary


RW Bro. Raymond Robinson - PDGM, W Bro. Colin McCandless - Secretary Lodge 589, RW Bro. John Cairns - PGL Secretary and Mrs Pamela Lyttle



                                                                             SOME OF THE BRETHREN FROM “ISLAND OF INCH” LODGE, 589 WHO PARTICIPATED IN
                                                             THE CYCLE RUN FROM THE FREEMASON’S HALL, LONDONDERRY TO DONEGAL TOWN.
                                              THE EVENT RAISED THE SUM OF £4270.00 WHICH WAS DONATED TO THE MAIDEN CITY BRANCH OF GUIDE DOGS N.I.

   FROM Left to Right :-      Wor.Bro.D.Armstrong,  Wor.Bro.L.Boyd,  Wor.Bro.T.McKeegan,Bro.P.McCandless,  Wor.Bro.I.Smyth,  Wor.Bro.B.Doherty (Lodge 297)   Bro.R.Callan,  Wor.Bro.J.McLaughlin, 

                                                                      Bro.S.Snodgrass,  Bro.C.McCandless,Wor.Bro.C.McCandless,  Wor.Bro.S.Simpson,  Wor.Bro.R.Lumsden.