Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson signs autographs during a visit to Foyleside Shopping Centre.
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson signs autographs during a visit to Foyleside Shopping Centre.

20 pictures October 1997: Alex Ferguson and Mary McAleese were in town and big events for St. Mary’s and Na Magha

Alex Ferguson and Mary McAleese were in town, St. Mary’s College celebrated its pupils’ achievements in its annual prize-giving and hurlers from throughout Ulster descended on Celtic Park for a successful 7s competition.

The Derry Journal was there to capture these events for posterity.

Here is a selection of photographs from October 1997.

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