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Additions : 1973 Donaghdee UDC, East Down RDC (partly), Newtownards (Borough)
Incorporated into : 2015 Ards and North Down

Arms (crest) of Ards

Official blazon

Arms : Per saltire argent and azure, in chief an eagle displayed gules, crowned Or, in fesse two fleurs-de-lys of the last, and in base a cross moline sable.
Crest : On a wreath of the colours, Within and issuant from a crescent Or a dexter hand gules grasping a fleur-de-lys gold.
Supporters : On the dexter side a unicorn and on the sinister side a lion Or, each supporting a pastoral staf sable.
Motto: Fidelis atque fortis.


The arms are those of Netwonwards continued by the new council in 1973.


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