Duke of Edinburgh arriving at the Giants Causeway in June 2016. WK15KC10
THE death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh a the age of 99 on Friday, prompted a wave of tributes from local councillors, MPs, MLAs and other dignitaries.
Among the first was North Antrim MP Ian Paisley.
“To the entire royal family we express our thoughts and prayers and know this will be a time of great sorrow,” he said.
“Today our nation has lost a great character. His contribution to our country has been unmeasurable and we will not see the likes of him again.
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