Coleraine Specsavers were represented at the recent Sunday Life Spirit of Northern Ireland awards by store director, Lynn Mackey and husband Colin.

Star studded event

The star-studded awards event which has been sponsored by Specsavers for eight years celebrates unsung heroes in communities right across Northern Ireland.

Television celebrities

Hosted by television celebrities Pamela Ballantine and Marc Mallet a total of ten awards were handed out by stars from popular soaps Emmerdale, Coronation Street, Derry Girls and Game of Thrones alongside local sports legends.

Generous spirited

Lynn Mackey said: ‘Specsavers were once again delighted to sponsor the Spirit of Northern Ireland awards which celebrates the many ordinary people in our communities who have done extraordinary things to make such a difference to others.

'Over 1,000 entries were received this year which shows the level of generous spirited people we have in Northern Ireland’.

Judging panel

The judging panel included golfer Darren Clarke, Derry Girls actor Ian McElhinney, Specsavers director Tony McGinn and Sunday Life editor Martin Breen.

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