Neptune Lodge No. 190, Cobh
Meets at The Masonic Hall, King’s
Fourth Wednesday of every month, at 8.00 pm
(excluding June, July, August and December)
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Lodge No. 190 Cobh was constituted in 1846, and met in various
locations in this port town including at the Courthouse, Scott’s
Square. We moved to our current premises at King’s Terrace in 1918, at
the end of the First World War. Our lodge room was originally the
basement of St Mary’s C.I. Parochial Hall, and in an interesting
reversal of the usual tradition, meetings are held in the lower room,
while installation dinners were formerly served in the upper room,
which doubled as a badminton hall until the 1960s.
Ireland’s oldest Maritime Lodge, Neptune No. 190
granted Honorary Membership to (Masonic) US servicemen based in Cork
Harbour during the 1914-18 First World War.
We especially welcome all Masonic seafarers to visit
us when in port, while all visiting brethren are assured of a warm and
History of Warrant No. 190
warrant was issued to DUBLIN, 1 February 1749, under the title ‘Royal
Arch Lodge’ where it was worked until cancelled, 1 July 1815.
It was reissued to Ballymacarret, BELFAST, 27
December 1817 (in lieu of 931) under the title ‘Trinity Lodge’, where
it worked until cancelled, 6 February 1845.
It was reissued a second time to COBH, Co. Cork, 3
April 1846 under the title ‘Neptune Lodge’, where it has been worked
Worshipful Master No.190, 1893
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