Slideshow: Veterans lead Carrickfergus parade

The Lord Lieutenant for County Antrim Joan Christie OBE was presented with a hand crafted memento after a attending a veterans’ parade in Carrickfergus.

Mrs Christie received a footstool from Alan Hamilton, chair of Carrickfergus Royal British Legion and Alan Weir, who made the piece.

Alan Hamilton, chairman of the Carrick Branch of Royal British Legion, presents the Lord Lieutenant for County Antrim, Joan Christie OBE with a gift of a footstool, which was made by Stephen Weir. INCT 26-230-AM

Alan Hamilton, chairman of the Carrick Branch of Royal British Legion, presents the Lord Lieutenant for County Antrim, Joan Christie OBE with a gift of a footstool, which was made by Stephen Weir. INCT 26-230-AM

Veterans were joined by a range of uniformed organisations and representatives from Mid and East Antrim Borough Council for the commemoration on National Armed Forces Day.