Remembrance Day Services are held in borough to commemorate the Fallen

A NUMBER of Remembrance Day Services have taken place across Mid and East Antrim this morning to commemorate those who lost their lives in both World Wars and other conflicts.

Remembrance services were held in the borough’s towns of Ballymena, Carrickfergus and Larne.

Fantastic turnout in Ballymena this morning to remember the fallen. When you go home, tell them of us and say, for your tomorrow we gave our today

Posted by Cllr Timothy Gaston on Sunday, 10 November 2019

 

Other ceremonies were either held in the morning or are due to take place this afternoon in a number of villages.

Poppy wreaths were laid on behalf of a number of organisations including Mid & East Antrim Borough Council.

Speaking ahead of today’s services, Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Councillor Maureen Morrow, said: “It is my honour as Mayor of Mid and East Antrim to take part in Remembrance services for those who paid the ultimate price for our freedom.

“I would like to welcome families who attend the Remembrance services across our borough, and pay tribute to the fallen.

“This is an emotional time for many and our thoughts are with them. The sacrifices made for us all must never be forgotten.”

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