Larne Borough Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in Northern Ireland. Its headquarters is in the town of Larne and the population of the area is nearly 31,000. Larne is one of the most modern roll on-roll off ferry ports in the United Kingdom with a busy passenger traffic with Scotland.
The Borough of Larne Borough is divided into 3 electoral areas: Larne Town, Larne Lough and Coast Road. At the last election in 2011 15 members were elected from the following political parties: 4 Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), 3 Ulster Unionist Party (UUP), 2 Independent, 3 Alliance Party,1 Traditional Unionist Voice,1 Sinn Fein and 1 Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP).The current Mayor is Councillor Bobby McKee MBE (DUP); the current Deputy Mayor is Councillor Gerardine Mulvenna (APNI).
Aldermen Jack McKee(TUV) and Roy Beggs(UUP) are the longest serving on the council
Together with the neighbouring district of Carrickfergus and part of Newtownabbey, it forms the East Antrim constituency for elections to the Westminster Parliament and Northern Ireland Assembly.
Settlements and villages in the borough include Ballycarry, Islandmagee, Ballystrudder, Glynn, Magheramorne, Ballygalley, Cairnalbanagh, Glenarm and Carnlough.
:See Also: Local Councils in Northern Ireland