Mayor expresses sadness at passing of His Royal Highness, Prince Philip
The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim joins those in expressing his condolences at the passing of His Royal Highness, Prince Philip.
The Mayor, Councillor Peter Johnston led tributes on behalf of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council:
“I am deeply saddened to hear of the death of His Royal Highness, Prince Philip. My thoughts and prayers are with Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal family at this difficult time.
“The Duke of Edinburgh contributed immeasurably during his decades of service to the nation, as an Officer of the Royal Navy and most notably as Prince Consort.
“A patron of hundreds of causes and charities, no less his own Duke of Edinburgh Award, which has benefitted thousands of young lives in Northern Ireland and across the UK.
“Prince Philip has always brought a warmth and charm with him to all of his public appointments which he carried out until his 90’s, an inspiration to anyone. He will be missed by many, God Save The Queen.”