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400 years of Presbyterians in Killyleagh

EDM (Early Day Motion) 270: tabled on 11 July 2022

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 3 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the upcoming celebrations by the Kirk Session to note 400 years of Presbyterianism in Killyleagh; highlights the history of the congregations in Killyleagh established in 1622 when the Rev. John Boyle became one of the first eight Presbyterian Ministers in Ireland; further notes that the famous Black Man statue in Belfast was erected in tribute to one of Killyleagh's famous sons, Rev. Henry Cooke, who served from 1812 to 1829; and wishes them every success in this celebratory year in all the events that will take place in that thriving community.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.