Martha O’Neill, producer of Bogwoman, consults with director Tom Collins during filming of the feature film in Derry.
Martha O’Neill, producer of Bogwoman, consults with director Tom Collins during filming of the feature film in Derry.

OF TIMES GONE BY: Derry and Inishowen in pictures - October 1996

In October 1996 a bitter behind-the-scenes row involving several Derry left-wingers broke out at the Labour Conference in Blackpool; John Gilliland, of the Brook Hall Estate, became the first farmer in the UK to win approval for a biomass project to supply electricity to companies on both sides of the border; gardaí arrested five men and seized a jeep, a boat, camouflage netting, food, sleeping bags, radio scanners and mobile phones in a major operation in Malin Head.

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