Book open for William Dunlop

Chair of Mid Ulster District Council, Councillor Sean McPeake signs the Book of Condolence in memory of William Dunlop in the Burnavon, Cookstown. Books of Condolence are open in Cookstown, Ranfurly House, Dungannon and the Bridewell, Magherafelt until Friday, July 27.
Chair of Mid Ulster District Council, Councillor Sean McPeake signs the Book of Condolence in memory of William Dunlop in the Burnavon, Cookstown. Books of Condolence are open in Cookstown, Ranfurly House, Dungannon and the Bridewell, Magherafelt until Friday, July 27.

Mid Ulster District Council Chair, Cllr Sean McPeake has opened Books of Condolence in memory of Ballymoney rider William Dunlop.

The well-known sporting ambassador was tragically killed during a practice session at the Skerries 100 in County Dublin on Saturday past.

In opening the books, the Chair, Cllr McPeake said: “William was a regular face in our District, riding in many successful races at the Cookstown 100 over his racing career, and people have been left shocked and saddened with the tragic events that unfolded at the weekend. On behalf of the Council and the residents of Mid Ulster, I extend our deepest sympathies to the entire Dunlop family at this very sad time.”

Books of Condolence will be available for members of the public to sign at the Burnavon, Cookstown; The Bridewell, Magherafelt and Ranfurly House, Dungannon.

All three facilities are open from 10am to 4pm on Thursday, July 12 and Friday 13. The books will close at 5pm on Friday, July 27.