St Patrick’s Day 1989: Pics from the Journal archives.

Derry’s St Patrick’s Day celebrations were very different in 1989 as these photos from the Journal’s archives show..

Thousands will line the street of the city today as part of the now annual St Patrick’s Spring Carnival - part of a weekend of events to mark our national Day.

St Patrick's Day in Derry 1989

St Patrick's Day in Derry 1989

It was much simpler 25 years ago - in fact the parade in 1989 was the first time in over a decade there had been one in the city.

Recognise anyone from our archive pics?