Lord-Lieutenant of Co Antrim pays tribute to Prince Philip

Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Co Antrim David McCorkell KStJ today (Monday) offered his tribute in Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council’s online book of condolence to mark the passing of His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Monday, 12th April 2021, 3:27 pm

The local authority opened a book of condolence following the death of Prince Philip on Friday.

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Mr David McCorkell went to Antrim Civic Centre to sign the book of condolence.

Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Co Antrim David McCorkell KStJ, welcomed by the Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Cllr Jim Montgomery, as he offered his tribute in the online book of condolence to mark the passing of His Royal Highness, Prince Philip.

The message reads: “On behalf of the people of Co Antrim, I would like to express my deepest sympathy to Her Majesty, The Queen and the rest of The Royal Family on the passing of His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

“His Royal Highness will be first and foremost remembered as a family man and for his life of duty, purpose and devotion to Her Majesty, The Queen.

“We also remember his significant contributions in many areas in particular his service during The Second World War and his commitment to young people through the founding of The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.”

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