Mayor’s reception held for Commonwealth Games representatives
Thu, November 10, 2022
A special reception has been held in Cloonavin to recognise representatives from Causeway Coast and Glens who played a part at this year’s Commonwealth Games.
The event was hosted by the Mayor, Councillor Ivor Wallace, who welcomed those who had participated in various roles including para-triathlon guide, Anne Paul, lawn bowls competitor Ian McClure and lawn bowls coach Tommy Smith.
Offering his congratulations, the Mayor said: “The Commonwealth Games were held in Birmingham during the summer, and I was very pleased to see our Borough so well represented at this prestigious event.
“We have consistently showcased a high level of sporting achievement, and I want to offer my fullest congratulations to all those involved for ensuring this tradition continues.
“Alongside our accomplished athletes and medal winners, it is also important to recognise the officials, coaches and guides who share their skills and expertise for the betterment of others.
“I was delighted to welcome some of our area’s participants to this reception and I want to say ‘well done’ to everyone who represented our Borough at the Games. I wish you all continued success in your sporting careers.”