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IN PICTURES: Old school! Photos from the Journal archive that will bring you right back to the classroom

They say your school days are the best of your life so we’ve delved into the Derry Journal photo archive to bring you on a trip down memory lane.

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IN PICTURES: Down memory lane - images of sporting life in Derry

Whether it’s Derry City or a trip to Celtic Park, sport is an integral part of life here in Derry.

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PICTURE SPECIAL: Hundreds of Derry faces from the Derry Journal archive

We’ve trawled the Derry Journal archive to bring you this bumper gallery of hundreds of Derry faces from down the years.

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IN PICTURES: Derry faces from the Derry Journal archive - recognise anyone?

Recognise anyone in our images from the Derry Journal archive?

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PICTURE SPECIAL: 20 famous Derry people who ‘made it big’

Over the years Derry and the surrounding area has produced many leaders

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IN PICTURES: 13 photos of Derry faces from the Derry Journal archive

We’ve delved into the Derry Journal archive to bring you 16 pictures of Derry faces from down the years.

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Culmore Primary School all set to celebrate 150th anniversary

Culmore Primary School all set to celebrate 150th anniversary

On Friday, October 6th Culmore Primary School mark its 150th anniversary with a celebration dinner in Pitchers’ Restaurant at the Foyle Golf Centre.

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Derry beat Tyrone in the Ulster Championship and city welcomes President Mary Robinson: It’s May 1992

Derry beat Tyrone in the Ulster Championship and city welcomes President Mary Robinson: It’s May 1992

Derry gives Mary warm welcome

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Flooding, tourism and selling fish to the desperate housewives of Grimsby: ‘The Journal’ in May 1967

Flooding, tourism and selling fish to the desperate housewives of Grimsby: ‘The Journal’ in May 1967

Derry the hub of ‘massive’ tourist area

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Glenoe, County Antrim

Picture Special: Nineteenth century Ireland has been revealed in a series of photochrom postcards

The spectacular images show still familiar sites and locations

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Members of the Christian Brothers' Past Pupils' Choir who appeared in concert at St Columb's College.

IN PICTURES: Times gone by in Derry

We’ve delved into the Derry Journal archive to take a walk down memory lane.

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St Columb's College pupils who won the u-16 Ulster Schools' Chess Championship. Seated, from left, are Stephen and Adrian Gillen. Back, from left, are Richard Harkin, Charles Bradley, Cillian Logue and Damien McDowell.

IN PICTURES: Times gone by in Derry - 1992

We’ve delved into the Derry Journal archive to take a walk down memory lane. All the way back to 1992.

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Declan Devine, Fanad Drive, Derry, presents a football autographed by members of the Ipswich Town football team to John Martin Kelly, captain, Holy Child PS. Declan, a former pupil of the Creggan school, is currently on the books of Ipswich. Other members of the Holy Child PS team in the photo are Paul Loughrey, Eugene Mullan, Frankie Brenick and Emmett Casey. Also in the group are Michael McLaughlin, vice principal, and Paddy Heraghty, teacher in charge of football.

Of Times Gone By: 1992

We’ve delved into the Derry Journal archive to take a walk down memory lane. All the way back to 1992.

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American troops marching to their quarters. 1942

Do you remember the arrival of the US Army?

Around 120,000 US troops were stationed across Northern Ireland at the height of the deployment and it is estimated that during the Second World War around 300,000 ‘passed through’.

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Home from home in The Telstar and ‘Ken’s Den’ for many US servicemen in Derry

Home from home in The Telstar and ‘Ken’s Den’ for many US servicemen in Derry

For many American servicemen during the 1960s and 1970s Derry was home from home and seeing a US sailor around town was far from an unusual sight.

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Some of the receipts and documents found in the house in Inishowen.

Snapshot of a bustling, bygone Derry

A treasure trove of historical documents relating to life in Derry and dating back to Victorian times have been uncovered in a house in Inishowen.

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Greenhaw Badgers, St John's Ambulance, winners of the 'Litter Bugs Extinct' drama competition, receive their  award from Frank O'Neill, Derry City Council. From left are Emer Torney, Maria Mellon, Caoimhe Fox, Kevin Healy and Kevin O'Kane.

‘Of Times Gone By’ November 1991

From the pages of The Derry Journal

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Mary Heraghty, principal, Heraghty School of Dancing, Derry, with her team which won the fairy reel title under 8 at the Ulster Dancing Championships. At front are Christine O'Donnell, on left, and Cliona Curran. At back are Maighread McCloskey, Stephanie Patterson, Lisa Dolan, and Bronagh McGonagle.

From ‘Derry Journal’ of October 1991

A look at 1991 in words and pictures

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Idle machines in the machine room of the Monarch Electric Factory at Blighs Lane after the plant closed down as the result of a dispute with a trade union'over the reinstatement of a number of dismissed workers

From the Tuesday Journal

Nostagia: 1962 revisited

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