Class 5B pictured at the Schoil Mhuire formal in  1996.
Class 5B pictured at the Schoil Mhuire formal in 1996.

NOSTALGIA: Derry and Inishowen in pictures - December 1996

In December 1996 calls to The Samaritans in Derry were expected to double over Christmas, its director said; a Carndonagh man narrowly escaped death when his fishing vessel broke up off the Wexford coast, forcing him and his colleagues to seek shelter in a life raft; and pupils at a Derry grammar school at the centre of a meningitis scare run little risk of contracting the disease, a medical expert said. As ever the ‘Journal’s’ photographers were out and about.

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