Funeral service on Monday for ex-Lord Mayor Ian Adamson
The funeral of former Lord Mayor of Belfast Ian Adamson will take place next week.
Widespread tributes have been paid to Mr Adamson, who died on Wednesday at the age of 74.
A graduate of Queen's University Belfast, Dr Adamson worked as a consultant paediatrician for many years and was a specialist in community child health.
The Ulster Unionist sat on Belfast City Council from 1989 to 2011 and also served as an MLA for East Belfast for five years.
Dr Adamson is survived by his wife Kerry and family circle.
His funeral service will take place on Monday in Conlig Presbyterian Church at 10.30am followed by burial in Roselawn Cemetery.
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