The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council has congratulated a couple on their 70th wedding anniversary.
lex and Agnes McElreavey, aged 98 and 91 respectively, were married on 10 September 1952 at Finvoy Presbyterian Church, Ballymoney.
The couple lives independently in their family home on Bunn Road.
Congratulating the couple on their platinum celebrations, Mayor Ivor Wallace said: “It’s an honor to be a part of a day like this, and I’m so grateful to Alex and Agnes for having me at their celebrations. Invited to be.”
During a special gathering attended by the couple’s children, Councilor Wallace presented the couple with a special civic gift as part of the council’s Platinum Jubilee programme.
Mr Wallace said the couple were made aware of the program through the council’s Coleraine and District Talking News service, of which Alex is a keen user.
The service was first launched in 1974, and is an independent charity run by volunteers.
It provides the ‘Talking Newspaper’ for the Causeway area, producing a weekly local news and magazine program on CD for those who find it difficult to keep up with events through a traditional/printed newspaper. are
Councilor Wallace, who recently traveled to London to see Queen Elizabeth lie in state to represent the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council constituencies, said: “My very best wishes go out to Alex and Agnes. , and I hope they enjoy their celebrations. 70 years of married life.
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