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Mayor extends congratulations to Royal couple

Friday 8 September 2017

The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim has extended his personal congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge following the announcement they are expecting their third child.

Mayor Paul Reid

The Borough’s First Citizen, Councillor Paul Reid, expressed his joy at the news and extended the best wishes of local citizens in a letter to the couple.

Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge Catherine have strong ties with Mid and East Antrim, having been granted the titles of Baron and Baroness Carrickfergus to mark their marriage.

The Mayor wrote: “Your Royal Highnesses,    

“As Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough, I, Councillor Paul Reid, wish to extend the warmest congratulations on behalf of our Borough on the announcement that you are expecting your third child.

“We send you well wishes at this time as we look forward to the new Royal arrival.

“It is very pleasing to our Councillors and to our citizens that you are indeed the Baron and Baroness of Carrickfergus and we hope to see you, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and the new family addition in the near future here in Northern Ireland and also more specifically in Carrickfergus.

“We wish you all God’s richest blessings.”