Mayor's Office

Mayor and Deputy Mayor

At the Council's AGM on Monday 20 May 2019 a new Mayor and Deputy Mayor were elected for Mid and East Antrim to serve for the 2019/20 period.


Cllr Morrow welcomes the opportunity to be Mayor of Mid and East Antrim. She served as Mayor of Larne in 2013/14 before Mid and East Antrim Borough Council was formed. 

Maureen is married with four grown children and three grandchildren. Her interests include working with and supporting people through church, community groups, schools and youth organisations.

Cllr Morrow is keen to create a sense of unity between Ballymena, Carrickfergus and Larne. From business support to IT training, charity fundraising to grant funding applications, Cllr Morrow has an ambition to help local businesses and community groups grow and prosper.

Cllr Morrow continues to support the work of Larne Food Bank and ‘Larne Jingle’ with the NI Children Hospice. She has also chosen to support the Community Rescue Service – Central District in her term as Mayor.


Mayor of Mid & East Antrim, Councillor Maureen Morrow


Deputy Mayor

Cllr Adger has lived in Ballymena with her husband Tommy for over 50 years. She was a foster parent for over 20 years before going into politics under the encouragement of her husband Tommy and Alderman Tommy Nicholl MBE.

She has been a Councillor for 18 years. Her ambition is to help young people get back into employment while ensuring they have access to in work support.  She is also keen to raise awareness of the support services available across the borough, particularly in relation to the misuse of drugs.

Beth enjoys spending time with her nine children, 19 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.  In her term as Deputy Mayor, Beth would like to raise an awareness of the incurable, life-threatening condition Cystic Fibrosis and the TinyLife charity, with the Adger family being affected by both.

Deputy Mayor of Mid & East Antrim, Councillor Beth Adger MBE