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Civic Reception recognises outstanding achievements in Mid Ulster

Mid Ulster District Council held a Civic Reception on Tuesday May 17, to recognise fourteen outstanding achievements across the district in the fields of sport, heritage, business and music.

The ceremony took place at the Burnavon, Cookstown, and was hosted by the Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean.

Speaking at the awards ceremony Councillor Paul McLean said “Tonight we take the opportunity to reflect back on success accomplished by many talented groups and individuals across Mid Ulster, with a packed programme of excellence in the fields of sport, heritage, business and music.

“Most notably the majority of our awards this evening are to recognise the vast sporting success and ability we have here in Mid Ulster. Our district is certainly not short of its talented athletes and dedicated sports stars, and it’s a great pleasure to celebrate your success through events like this one.”

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean is pictured at the Civic Awards with Martin McKenna, parish member of St Macartan’s Chapel, Augher, who won the NI Heritage Angel Award’s public vote for the best overall project for the restoration of the chapel. Also pictured is nominating councillor, Councillor Sharon McAleer.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean is pictured at the Civic Awards with representatives from Clogher Valley Rugby Club XV and Under 16 teams. Also pictured are nominating councillors, Councillor Frances Burton and Councillor Meta Graham.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean is pictured at the Civic Awards with representatives from St Conor’s College, Clady who won the ladies U16 MFC Sports Ulster final. Also pictured are nominating councillors, Councillor Christine McFlynn and Councillor Martin Kearney.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean is pictured at the Civic Awards with representatives from the St Mary’s Grammar School football team who won the Danske Bank Ulster Schools MacRory Cup. Also pictured are nominating councillors, Councillor Cora Corry, Councillor Donal McPeake, Councillor Darren Totten, Councillor Martin Kearney and Councillor Christine McFlynn.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean is pictured at the Civic Awards with representatives from the St Colm’s High School, Draperstown camogie team who won the 2022 Ulster Schools Senior Medallion Shield. Also pictured are nominating councillors, Councillor Catherine Elattar, Councillor Brian McGuigan and Councillor Cora Corry.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean is pictured at the Civic Awards with Ryan Kelly who was named in the 2021 Gaelic Life Ulster Club All Star Football Team of the Year. Also pictured are nominating councillors, Councillor Niall McAleer and Councillor Dan Kerr.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean is pictured at the Civic Awards with a representative from Rainey Endowed School, Magherafelt whose First XV team won the Danske Bank School Bowl. Also pictured are nominating councillors, Councillor Christine McFlynn and Councillor Martin Kearney.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean is pictured at the Civic Awards with Miles Hutchinson who won the WHEA World’s Strongest Man 2021. Also pictured is nominating councillor, Councillor Kyle Black.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean is pictured at the Civic Awards with Brooke Scullion who represented Ireland at the Eurovision song contest in Italy. Also pictured is nominating councillor, Councillor Sean McPeake.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean is pictured at the Civic Awards with members of the Lowe family from Lowe Brothers Master Butchers, Stewartstown, who received the Best in Ireland award by the McKenna Guides. Also pictured are nominating councillors, Councillor Niall McAleer and Councillor Dan Kerr.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean is pictured at the Civic Awards with representatives from St Patrick’s College, Maghera, football team who won the Danske Bank Ulster Schools Rannafast Cup. Also pictured are nominating councillors, Councillor Martin Kearney and Councillor Brian McGuigan.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean is pictured at the Civic Awards with representatives from Derrylaughlan Kevin Barrys GAC camogie squad who won the Ulster Camogie Junior B championship. Also pictured is nominating councillor, Councillor Dan Kerr.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean is pictured at the Civic Awards with representatives from St Patrick’s Academy Dungannon, whose Under 14.5 team won the Danske Bank Ulster Schools Corn na nóg Championship. Also pictured is nominating councillor, Councillor Dan Kerr.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean is pictured at the Civic Awards with Laura McGuckin, who competed in the Celtic Masters Dance Festival and took home first place in the intermediate solo division and first place in the Pro AM division. Also pictured is Councillor Niall McAleer.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean pictured with Laura McGuckin.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean pictured with Brooke Scullion.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean pictured with Martin McKenna, parish member of St Macartan’s Chapel, Augher.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean pictured with representatives from Clogher Valley Rugby Club XV and Under 16 teams.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean pictured with a representative from St Conor’s College

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean pictured with a representative from the St Mary’s Grammar School football.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean pictured with a representative from the St Colm’s High School, Draperstown.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean pictured with Ryan Kelly.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean pictured with a representative from Rainey Endowed School, Magherafelt.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean pictured with Miles Hutchinson.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean pictured with a member of the Lowe family from Lowe Brothers Master Butchers, Stewartstown.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean pictured with a representative from St Patrick’s College, Maghera.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean pictured with a representative from Derrylaughlan Kevin Barrys GAC camogie squad.

Chair of the Council, Councillor Paul McLean pictured with a representative from St Patrick’s Academy Dungannon.

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