Covid-19 / Coronavirus Information

Council Sites and Services

Stay Safe Outdoors

The following sites are closed until further notice:

  • ALL Community centres
  • The Braid, Ballymena
  • Mid-Antrim Museum
  • Carrickfergus Museum
  • Larne Museum & Arts Centre
  • Ballymena Showgrounds
  • Carrickfergus Castle

Play Parks and Parks

Play Parks

Parks/Play Parks remain open at this time. 

Please adhere to social distancing guidelines when using our Parks.


 As of Saturday 25 April, cemeteries are open to the public from 10am to 4pm every day.

  • Public health guidelines and advice will be signposted at all cemeteries, with staff present at our main graveyards.
  • Council staff will control access during any burials to ensure the utmost respect and dignity for grieving families.
  • Visitors should follow the strict guidelines on protecting public health by adhering to social distancing and staying at least two metres away from another person while attending a cemetery, unless with members of their own household.
  • No one should visit a cemetery if they or a member of their household is experiencing symptoms of Coronavirus.

Cemetery Map


Our weekly markets will re-open from Saturday 23 May, beginning with Ballymena Weekly Market.

The following restrictions will apply:

  • The markets are open for the sale of essential grocery items only (no car boot sales until further notice)
  • Restricted opening hours are in operation until further notice – 9am to 12noon
  • Pedestrians only
  • A one-way system will be in place
  • Social distancing measures to be observed at all times
  • No toilets will be available for public use
  • Please stay at home if you or a family member are suffering from Covid 19 symptoms