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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Mrs Mollie Holmes Dies

It is with much sadness that we report that Mrs Mollie Holmes has sadly passed away. Mrs Holmes was a much loved resident and past member of council. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Mrs Holmes entered local government in May 1955 as the first female member of Ballymoney Urban District Council. She was elected and remained as an independent member, obtaining by her impartiality, energies and great personal charm the respect and affection of her fellow Councillors and the general public, of whatever political stance or opinion. She continued to enjoy the confidence of the electorate until, in May 1985, after thirty years continuous service in local government, she stepped down form the office of Mayor which she had held honourably and capably for eight successive years.

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