Residents of Carrickreagh take part in the Creggan festival parade during the estate’s 50th anniversary year.
Residents of Carrickreagh take part in the Creggan festival parade during the estate’s 50th anniversary year.

TIMES GONE BY: Retro photographs from Derry and Inishowen - August 1997

In August 1997 shop-owners in Derry reported being badly hit by a drop in the value of the punt; residents in Manorcunningham were issued with a notice from the Council warning against the use of the public water supply; and the Seabourn Pride, full of wealthy Americans who had paid £7,000 for a cabin on the six-star liner, cruised into Derry. The ‘Journal’ photographers were out on the beat.

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