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Lady Mary Peters celebrates 80th birthday [Photos]

Mike Bull, OBE Pole Vaulter and Decathlete, Gold Commonwealth Games Decathlon, Christchurch 1974 and Gold Commonwealth Games Pole Vault, Edinburgh 1970 with Lady Mary Peters. Photograph by Declan Roughan
Mike Bull, OBE Pole Vaulter and Decathlete, Gold Commonwealth Games Decathlon, Christchurch 1974 and Gold Commonwealth Games Pole Vault, Edinburgh 1970 with Lady Mary Peters. Photograph by Declan Roughan
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. (L-R) Joslyn Hoyte Smith, OLY, Olympic Bronze Moscow 1980 4 X 400 Relay, Chair of GB Olympians, Lady Mary Peters and Mark Montgomery, NI Judo. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. (L-R) Mike Bull, OBE Ð Pole Vaulter and Decathlete, Gold Commonwealth Games Decathlon, Christchurch 1974 and Gold Commonwealth Games Pole Vault, Edinburgh 1970 with Lady Mary Peters. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. (L-R) Mike Gibson, MBE Ð Rugby Union player for Ireland and the British & Irish Lions with David and Lynda Sterling. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. (L-R) Campbell Morton with Sean OÕNeill a Gaelic footballer for Down and was a senior intercountry team player from the 1950s until 1960s. One of only four Down players to win three All-Ireland titles. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. (L-R) Trevor Ringland, MBE Ð Ulster, Ireland, British & Irish Lions rugby player and Nigel Carr Ð Ireland Rugby Union International and Mary Peters Trust Spinathon support. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. (L-R) Mike Bull, OBE Ð Pole Vaulter and Decathlete, Gold Commonwealth Games Decathlon, Christchurch 1974 and Gold Commonwealth Games Pole Vault, Edinburgh 1970 with Lady Mary Peters. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. Pictured are (L-R) Mark Montgomery, NI Judo and Michael McKillop, Dr - Paralympic Gold Beijing 2008, 800m, Gold London 2012, 800m, Gold London, 1500m, Gold Rio, 1500m. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. Pictured are (L-R) Allison Carruthers, Katherine Grainger, DBEÐ Olympics 1 Gold at London 2012, 4 Silvers at Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, 2008 Beijing and 2016 in Rio. Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University and Chair of UK Sport and Mark Carruthers, OBE Ð Broadcaster and Journalist. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. (L-R) Ellevena Graham and Richard and Emma Lyttle Pengelli Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. (L-R) Willie John McBride, CBE Ð Rugby Union football player for Ireland, and the British & Irish Lions and Mike Bull, OBE Ð Pole Vaulter and Decathlete, Gold Commonwealth Games Decathlon, Christchurch 1974 and Gold Commonwealth Games Pole Vault, Edinburgh 1970. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. (L-R) Hugh Savage and Joslyn Hoyte Smith, OLY, Olympic Bronze Moscow 1980 4 X 400 Relay, Chair of GB Olympians. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. (L-R) Joslyn Hoyte Smith, OLY, Olympic Bronze Moscow 1980 4 X 400 Relay, Chair of GB Olympians and Lady Mary Peters. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. (L-R) Mike Bull, OBE Ð Pole Vaulter and Decathlete, Gold Commonwealth Games Decathlon, Christchurch 1974 and Gold Commonwealth Games Pole Vault, Edinburgh 1970 with Lady Mary Peters. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. (L-R) Joslyn Hoyte Smith, OLY, Olympic Bronze Moscow 1980 4 X 400 Relay, Chair of GB Olympians, Lady Mary Peters and Mark Montgomery, NI Judo. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. (L-R) Mike Gibson, MBE Ð Rugby Union player for Ireland and the British & Irish Lions with David and Lynda Sterling. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. (L-R) Trevor Ringland, MBE Ð Ulster, Ireland, British & Irish Lions rugby player and Nigel Carr Ð Ireland Rugby Union International and Mary Peters Trust Spinathon support. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. (L-R) Campbell Morton with Sean OÕNeill a Gaelic footballer for Down and was a senior intercountry team player from the 1950s until 1960s. One of only four Down players to win three All-Ireland titles. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. Pictured are (L-R) Mark Montgomery, NI Judo and Michael McKillop, Dr - Paralympic Gold Beijing 2008, 800m, Gold London 2012, 800m, Gold London, 1500m, Gold Rio, 1500m. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. (L-R) Hugh Savage and Joslyn Hoyte Smith, OLY, Olympic Bronze Moscow 1980 4 X 400 Relay, Chair of GB Olympians. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. (L-R) Joslyn Hoyte Smith, OLY, Olympic Bronze Moscow 1980 4 X 400 Relay, Chair of GB Olympians and Lady Mary Peters. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. Pictured are (L-R) Allison Carruthers, Katherine Grainger, DBEÐ Olympics 1 Gold at London 2012, 4 Silvers at Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, 2008 Beijing and 2016 in Rio. Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University and Chair of UK Sport and Mark Carruthers, OBE Ð Broadcaster and Journalist. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. (L-R) Willie John McBride, CBE Ð Rugby Union football player for Ireland, and the British & Irish Lions and Mike Bull, OBE Ð Pole Vaulter and Decathlete, Gold Commonwealth Games Decathlon, Christchurch 1974 and Gold Commonwealth Games Pole Vault, Edinburgh 1970. Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
Press Eye - Lady Mary Celebrates 80 Golden Years - Titanic Belfast - 31st May 2019 Photograph by Declan Roughan Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years. (L-R) Ellevena Graham and Richard and Emma Little Pengelly Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign.
31 May 2019, Mandatory Credit ©Press Eye/Darren Kidd Lady Mary Peters and surprise guest Daley Thompson, CBE Ð Olympic Gold in 1980 Moscow Decathlon and 1984 LA Decathlon Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign
31 May 2019, Mandatory Credit ©Press Eye/Darren Kidd Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ‘Mary’s Race to a Million’ campaign
31 May 2019, Mandatory Credit ©Press Eye/Darren Kidd Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ‘Mary’s Race to a Million’ campaign
31 May 2019, Mandatory Credit ©Press Eye/Darren Kidd Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for Marys Race to a Million campaign
31 May 2019, Mandatory Credit ©Press Eye/Darren Kidd Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for Marys Race to a Million campaign
31 May 2019, Mandatory Credit ©Press Eye/Darren Kidd Lady Mary Peters and some of the 1999 Heineken Cup Final - Ulster Rugby winning team Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign
31 May 2019, Mandatory Credit ©Press Eye/Darren Kidd Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for Marys Race to a Million campaign. Pictured are (l-R) Ian Corry , Lady Mary Peters and Michael McKillop
31 May 2019, Mandatory Credit ©Press Eye/Darren Kidd Lady Mary celebrates 80 golden years with current and past Mary Peters Trust awarded athletes Over 400 sporting guests, Mary Peters Trust supporters and local businesses including event sponsor Power NI, gathered at Titanic Belfast tonight (Friday 31st May) to mark the 80th Birthday of Lady Mary Peters and her contribution to the sporting and community life of Northern Ireland. The gala black-tie dinner also raised funds for ÔMaryÕs Race to a MillionÕ campaign

Lady Mary Peters celebrated her 80th birthday alongside fellow sporting greats at Titanic Belfast on May 31 2019.

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