History was made in Cork on Thursday May 26th when the first civil marriage ceremony in the Lord Mayor’s Chamber took place between Ann Marie Collins & Eric Meehan, winners of the “Win your wedding” competition organised earlier this year by Lord Mayor Cllr. Michael O’ Connell and generously supported by the Cork business community. The ceremony was officiated by Bernadette Caulfield- Waugh, Civil Registrar, Cork City and County with over 70 guests in attendance.
Speaking after the ceremony the Lord Mayor Councillor Michael O Connell stated:
“I would like to congratulate Ann Marie and Eric on behalf of the office of Lord Mayor and the people of Cork and wish them well. It was a truly historic and unique occasion and one which will live long in the memory”