Lord Lieutenant of County Antrim welcomed to The Braid

Mayor Maureen Morrow, Mr David William McCorkell, Chief Executive Anne Donaghy.

THE Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, Maureen Morrow, along with Chief Executive Anne Donaghy has welcomed the Lord Lieutenant of County Antrim, David William McCorkell to The Braid.

Mr Corkell was appointed as Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for County Antrim following the retirement of Mrs Joan Christie, CVO, OBE at the end of June.

Mayor, Cllr Maureen Morrow, said: “It was a pleasure to welcome Mr McCorkell to The Braid following his recent appointment as the Lord Lieutenant of County Antrim.

“It was an opportunity for us to discuss with him a number of projects and our plans as a Council for the year ahead.”

Mr McCorkell is an Investment Manager by profession and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment.

He gives much of his time to the governance of the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA), the Armed Forces Charity, serving as a Trustee and Member of the SSAFA Council in London and the Regional Representative for Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

Mr McCorkell currently serves as a Member of the Quality Assurance Committee of the Chartered Accountants Regulatory Board, Ireland and is an elected Member of the Turf Club (Ireland) and Irish National Hunt Steeplechase Committee.

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