Native councils open books of condolence for David Trimble

Derry’s three native councils have all opened their books of condolence following the dying of David Trimble.

The previous UUP chief and Prime Minister, who was central to the negotiations that led to the Good Friday Settlement, died on Monday.

Mid Ulster Chairman Cllr Córa Corry from Sinn Féin stated the Council had opened a web based ebook of condolence in Mr Trimble’s reminiscence.

“I be part of many others across the globe in expressing my condolences to David Trimble’s household and paying tribute,” she stated.

“His braveness within the peace course of and his contribution to the creation of the Good Friday Settlement can’t be underestimated. He leaves us a legacy for all of us.”

The ebook of condolence is on the market for signing at

Cllr Sandra Duffy, Mayor of Derry and Strabane District Council.

In the meantime, the mayor of Derry and Strabane District Council, Sinn Féin’s Sandra Duffy, additionally opened a ebook of condolence for these wishing to pay their respects.

The ebook will probably be on show on the city’s Guildhall for the approaching weeks, whereas residents can even signal a web based ebook of condolence.

“Lord Trimble was instrumental in paving the way in which for peace as one of many key architects of the Good Friday Settlement and used his affect to vary attitudes and perceptions inside communities,” stated Cllr Duffy.

“He leaves behind a legacy that may guarantee him a distinguished place within the historical past of this place for a few years to return.”

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Mayor Ivor Wallace of the DUP opened books of condolence at plenty of areas throughout the borough.

Books will probably be obtainable for signing at Coleraine City Corridor, Ballymoney City Corridor, Sheskburn Home Ballycastle or on the Connell Road workplace in Limavady with a web based ebook obtainable on the Council’s web site.

“David Trimble has performed an important function in Northern Eire’s journey to peace,” stated Cllr Wallace.

Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Cllr Ivor Wallace.

“He made troublesome selections that will not all the time have been widespread, however a brighter future was made attainable by that braveness.

“At this very unhappy time I want to supply my sympathy and prayers to Lord Trimble’s household and mates and hope they are going to take consolation from the various tributes and recollections shared in his honor which replicate his place as a brave and inspirational chief.”


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