Category: The Region

List of Speakers

U3As may be interested in the list of speakers on the website of the Federation for Ulster Local Studies.  See: Speaker list. 

Regional AGM 2015

The 2015 AGM of the NI Region of U3As was held in Omagh on 15th April, thanks to the hosts Omagh District U3A.   The ougoing chairman, Maeve Gallagher (Shimna U3A) gave Chairman’s Report , the outgoing Treasurer, Irenee Orr (Lisburn U3A)

NI Region of U3As – New Executive

At the AGM for the NI Region of U3As, on Wednesday 15th April, a new executive was elected.  This consists of: Chairman – Lila Jackson (North Down & Ards U3A) Vice-Chairman – Des Rawlings (Upper Bann U3A) Secretary – Nuala

Speakers

Various recommendations James McArevey & Michael O’Hare :  Newry Maritime Association & Fishing (google Newry Maritime Association) John Moore : A History of Castlerock (contact Causeway) Tony Traill & Charlie Cole : Sustainable Farming – Goats & Wild Venison (contact Causeway)

Report on Autumn Meeting

U3A Celebrates Growth at Autumn Meeting The University of the Third Age (U3A) has been growing fast in Northern Ireland, with over 6,000 members among the older community in Northern Ireland and this success was celebrated at their recent Autumn

Autumn 2014

U3A Celebrates Growth at Autumn Meeting The University of the Third Age (U3A) has been growing fast in Northern Ireland, with over 6,000 members among the older community in Northern Ireland and this success was celebrated at their recent Autumn

Charity status

NICVA has issued the following information regarding the new Charity status rules: The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland is now carrying out the role of registering charities in Northern Ireland and anticipates that it may take up to four years to

Advice Sheet – Groups

NIREC Advice Sheet No. 2 – Group Leaders This regional advice sheet was prepared by the N.I. Regional Executive Committee using the feedback from local U3As at a Regional Workshop led by Carole Millen of the Third Age Trust.  For

Advice Sheet – Committees

NIREC Advice Sheet No. 1 – Committees This regional advice sheet was prepared by the N.I. Regional Executive Committee using the feedback from local U3As at a Regional Workshop led by Carole Millen of the Third Age Trust.  For further

Autumn 2013

[print_gllr id=3115] The 2013 autumn regional event of  U3As in Northern Ireland was held on Wednesday 30th October in the Grosvenor Hall,  attended by 65 delegates.  After the welcome by Maeve Gallagher, the Regional chairman, Stuart Pollard, the NI Trustee

Public Records Office

For a fascinating day out U3As can book a tour of the Public Records Office (PRONI) in Belfast.  It is easy to get to, take a 26 bus from the front of City Hall (in front of the Santander Bank)

Free concerts

If you Live in Ballymena, County Armagh, the Down District Council area or the rural part of Ards Borough Council Are  70 years of age or older Live on your own you may be eligible to attend a free Ulster Orchestra concert,

Ideas wanted

Please let the web contact/ regional secretary know of any good ideas for speakers, visits, etc.  We will not publish contact details for recommended speakers except with written approval but if a speaker agrees to be promoted we can add

Committee

The Regional Committee consists of one voting member from each U3A. The Executive Committee in 2016/17 consists of the following members: Chairperson Lila Jackson Vice-Chairperson Des Rawlings Secretary Gabrielle Deans Treasurer Marjorie Ringland Trustee Rose Marie Bradley Regional Committee Members

AGREEMENT WITH LIBRARIES NI

Libraries NI Partners with The University of the Third Age  Libraries NI and The University of the Third Age have announced the signing of a partnership agreement. Irene Knox, Chief Executive, Libraries NI, said: “Libraries NI is delighted to have