VE Day marked in Coleraine

VE Day has been commemorated in Coleraine with a wreath laying ceremony.

Monday, 10th May 2021, 8:36 am

The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council laid a wreath at the War Memorial as did the Lord Lieutenant for County Londonderry Alison Millar.

Representatives of the Royal British Legion also took part. Victory in Europe Day is the day celebrating the formal acceptance by the Allies of Germany’s unconditional surrender of its armed forces on Tuesday, 8 May 1945, marking the end of World War II in Europe.

Mayor of Causeway coast and Glens Borough Council Cllr Mark Fielding lays a wreath in Coleraine on Saturday at the war memorial to mark VE day. Picture kevin McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
Mayor of Causeway coast and Glens Borough Council Cllr Mark Fielding lays a wreath in Coleraine on Saturday at the war memorial to mark VE day. Picture kevin McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
Alison Millar Lord Lt Co Londonderry lays a wreath in Coleraine on Saturday at the war memorial to mark VE day. Picture kevin McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
Alison Millar Lord Lt Co Londonderry lays a wreath in Coleraine on Saturday at the war memorial to mark VE day. Picture kevin McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
Thomas Stirling Standard Bearer pictured on Saturday at the war memorial to mark VE day. Picture kevin McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
Cadet Pickering pictured in Coleraine on Saturday at the war memorial to mark VE day. Picture kevin McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
Rev Donnard Collins and Bill Mills BEM who conducted the service in Coleraine on Saturday at the war memorial to mark VE day. Picture kevin McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
Thomas Stirling and Keith Chare from coleraine RBL in Coleraine on Saturday at the war memorial to mark VE day. Picture kevin McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
Ronnie Glabraith lays a wreath in Coleraine on Saturday at the war memorial to mark VE day. Pictur kevin McAuley/McAuley Multimedia
Ronnie and Breeze Galbraith in Coleraine on Saturday at the war memorial to mark VE day. Picture kevin McAuley/McAuley Multimedia