Lumen Christi College, Derry.

16 things we could do in Derry in the 1990s but can't do now

Derry in the 1990s was a very different place compared with the bustling tourist-friendly place we have today.

Here are a selection of things you could do in Derry in the 1990s but can't do now.

Fed thousands of revellers for many years but sadly no longer on Shipquay Street but do have a restaurant on the Strand Road opposite Sainsbury's.

5. After Squires, a burger in Wheelers on Shipquay Street

Fed thousands of revellers for many years but sadly no longer on Shipquay Street but do have a restaurant on the Strand Road opposite Sainsbury's.
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When you think of this one you wonder how we survived without mobile phones. Oh, and you had to memorise the numbers too. The good old days.

6. Use a landline to speak to your friends

When you think of this one you wonder how we survived without mobile phones. Oh, and you had to memorise the numbers too. The good old days.
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Long since gone but back in the 1990s this green space was once a dirt bike track where children from all over Derry came with their trusty BMX bikes.

7. Use the dirt bike track near Templemore Sports Complex

Long since gone but back in the 1990s this green space was once a dirt bike track where children from all over Derry came with their trusty BMX bikes.
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A magical school that many will remember well - St. Columb's College moved all operation to Buncrana Road and the Bishop Street site became Lumen Christi College in 1997.

8. St. Columb's College in Bishop Street

A magical school that many will remember well - St. Columb's College moved all operation to Buncrana Road and the Bishop Street site became Lumen Christi College in 1997.
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