Patrick Canning, vice-president, Derry County Amateur Boxing Board, left, and Mr. Thomas McCann, of the Long Tower Club, Derry, centre, who is coach, with three well-known young boxers, from left, Gerry Duddy, Rosemount B.C., Edward O’Donnell, St. Eugene’s B.C., and Tony Strawbridge, Strathfoyle B.C., pictured before leaving Derry for a tournament in Glasgow.
Patrick Canning, vice-president, Derry County Amateur Boxing Board, left, and Mr. Thomas McCann, of the Long Tower Club, Derry, centre, who is coach, with three well-known young boxers, from left, Gerry Duddy, Rosemount B.C., Edward O’Donnell, St. Eugene’s B.C., and Tony Strawbridge, Strathfoyle B.C., pictured before leaving Derry for a tournament in Glasgow.

NOSTALGIA: Derry and Inishowen in pictures in March 1981

In March 1981 600 production workers began a phased return to work at Courtauld textile plant at Campsie following the settlement of a four weeks old dispute;

By Kevin Mullan
Monday, 21st March 2022, 4:50 pm
Updated Monday, 21st March 2022, 4:50 pm

Kinnegoe Bay was the centre of a clash of interests, which culminated with the erection of a barrier by local conservationists, who accused farmers from surrounding townlands of destroying the shore front by removing large quantities of sand; and ‘voting’ to find the new Baron of Inishowen opened with candidates from Malin, Culdaff, Quigley’s Point, Moville, Clonmany, Carndonagh, Fahan and Buncrana, in the running to scoop the prestigious title. As ever the ‘Journal’ photographers were out and about.

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