Isobel Costine is the latest recipient of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s centenary civic gift.
She received the bespoke coin from the Mayor, Councillor Richard Holmes, on her 100 birthday on Friday 30th July at Brookhill House in Coleraine where staff had arranged an outdoor celebration.
The presentation is part of Council’s NI 100 programme of events, which will take place throughout 2021 to commemorate Northern Ireland’s 100th anniversary.Offering his congratulations to Isobel, the Mayor said: “Reaching the age of 100 is a very special occasion, especially during this year when we also mark the centenary of Northern Ireland. I would like to thank Isobel and everyone at Brookhill House for their very warm welcome, and as Mayor it was a huge privilege for me to be a part of her birthday celebrations as we recognise our oldest residents in this way.”
The civic gift scheme is open to all individuals, organisations and businesses who celebrate their 100th birthday between January 1st 2021 and December 31st 2021.