Whoa! Averaging 66,000 Unique Weekly Readers! 

Local News

Minute’s Silence Held At Coleraine Magistrates Court On Monday Morning In Memory Of Press Photographer Mark Jamieson Who Regularly Covered His Home Town Court

1 Mins read
BT Coleraine

A minute’s silence was held at Coleraine Magistrates Court on Monday morning in memory of press photographer Mark Jamieson who died at the weekend. The photographer (60), from Coleraine, regularly covered the court as part of his varied workload.
Barrister Francis Rafferty, speaking on behalf of the legal profession, paid tribute to Mr Jamieson.

The lawyer said the photographer could often been seen at courts in Coleraine, Ballymena and Antrim.

Mr Rafferty said the public needed to see justice being done and as part of that the press “carry out an exceptionally important function” to let everyone, including victims of crime, see what has happened in court.

Added the barrister: “Mr Jamieson was a very important part of that local news machine. He fulfilled his duties on a daily and weekly basis and he will be sorely missed”.

Deputy District Judge Laura Ievers said they were “sentiments shared by the court” and she said it was appropriate to hold a minute’s silence.

11361 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
Local News

Councillors agree to purchase video equipment

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppCouncillors at the Corporate Policy and Resources Committee agreed to proceed with a proposal put forward by UUP Cllr Darryl Wilson and…
Local News

Coleraine : Two men arrested

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppTwo men, both aged 43, have been arrested this morning by detectives investigating the shooting of a vulnerable woman in her home…
Local News

COLERAINE : Police at scene of shooting incident

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppPolice are currently at the scene of a shooting incident at the Churchlands Road area of Coleraine last night (Tuesday 24th November)….

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.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