Whoa! Averaging 66,000 Unique Weekly Readers! 


Easter Rising to be marked by Council?

1 Mins read
BT Coleraine

A motion that steps be taken to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising in 2016 was brought forward at Tuesday night’s full council meeting.

Ballymoney Sinn Fein Councillor Philip McGuigan proposed the motion and it was seconded by Councillor Kieran Mulholland.

The proposal will now be sent to the Council’s Corporate Policy & Resources Committee for discussion and approval.

The motion stated: “That Causeway Coast and Glens Borough council takes steps to remember the centenary of the Easter Rising and associated events in 2016, and assists in the facilitation, co-ordination and support of associated community-led events.  

That Council formulates a working group comprising members, relevant officers, and other associated community interests across the Borough.  The terms of reference of the working group will be to remember, through appropriately dignified and inclusive means, the centenary of the Easter Rising and associated events across the Borough; and that a budget be decided by this Council after the initial investigations and meeting of the working group to discuss possible events and initiatives.  

It is imperative this Council remembers respectfully  this pivotal historical  event and assists other organisations within the Borough to do likewise”

11420 posts

About author
An article that is attributed to the Causeway Coast Community Team has either involved multiple authors, written by a contributor or the main body of content is from a press release. Got a news-related tip you’d like to see covered on Causeway Coast Community? Email us - [email protected]
Related posts

Bid for Belfast to host Armed Forces Day 2022 slammed by Sinn Fein

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppA bid to bring Armed Forces Day to Belfast has been condemned by Sinn Fein. The last Armed Forces Day in Northern…

Executive statement on Coronavirus Health Regulations

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppThe Executive has today agreed changes to the Coronavirus Health Regulations to reduce the numbers who can gather indoors and outdoors, including…

Murphy allocates funds for health, childcare and free school meals

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppFinance Minister Conor Murphy today allocated over £250 million as part of the 2020-21 June monitoring round process. Announcing the funding, Minister…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *