Miss Donegal finalists pictured at the White Strand Hotel in Buncrana. From left, Vega Powell, Hazel McCracken, Paula Leonard, Sharon McDaid, Alison O’Donnell, Helen Lafferty, Jennifer Hegarty, Louise Minnock, Lesa Gillespie, Sarah McDermott, Maeve Rodgers and Brenda Lynch.
Miss Donegal finalists pictured at the White Strand Hotel in Buncrana. From left, Vega Powell, Hazel McCracken, Paula Leonard, Sharon McDaid, Alison O’Donnell, Helen Lafferty, Jennifer Hegarty, Louise Minnock, Lesa Gillespie, Sarah McDermott, Maeve Rodgers and Brenda Lynch.

OF TIMES GONE BY: June 1996

In June 1996 the Derry Walls were chosen by the Council’s Theatre Working Group as the site for a new 1,000 seater civic theatre; it was suggested the delivery of 550 new jobs at Stream International could bring Derry one step closer to becoming the ‘Silicon Valley’ of Europe; and Buncrana Urban District Council gave its full

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backing to Derry in its efforts to host the Eurovision Song Contest. The Journal photographers - as ever - were out and about in Derry and Donegal.

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