Congratulations to Ballybriest

ULSTER unionist councillor Trevor Wilson has congratulated Ballybriest Pipe Ban on becoming European champions last Saturday.

Councillor Wilson said: “It is another accolade in addition to the British and All Ireland Championships which they also won this season

“The Championships were held at Stormont and this was a tremendous achievement for Ballybriest and augers well for them at the World Pipe Band Championships later this month in Glasgow.

“Congratulations must also go to the Matt Boyd Pipe Band and Tullylagan Pipe Band who came 2nd and 6th respectively in their grades,” he said.