Collon Bar 2004, Have cuttings. Eddie Diggin’s father was landlord.
Bertie Downey’s Shoemakers’, and a local grocery, now a bread shop. Tony McCauley’s, formerly the Independent Party’s HQ at the start of the Troubles. St. Patrick’s Terrace/Racecourse Road, Collon, 2004.
New Street, Collon. Formerly known as “Jampot Row”.
Corinthians FC, 1948. Taken where the Delacroix stands today. There was a clubhouse at Reddin’s grounds. A poem from the time is preserved also. Front: Wesley Goodman, Bill Taylor, Leonard Gray, Cecil Baird, Tommy Stewart, Eddie O’Brien, Charlie Stewart, Willie Downey Back: Tommy Taylor, Sammy Hamilton, Stewart Thompson, Bertie Downey, Kevin Cassidy, Bill Doherty, Charlie Ming.
1947/8 – Collon Cup, outside Corinthians’ changing rooms. Featuring Leslie Goodman, Bill Taylor, Paddy McBay, Tim Kerr, Charlie Stewart.
Fundraising dance for Special Needs, City and County Hospital, 1980s. Rosemary McGilloway, Mrs. Mallett, Kathleen McGinty, ?, Len Ball.
A poem about the Corinthians Football Club of 1947.
Lough Swilly railway crossing the Strand Road. Pre 1953. Where McDonald’s drive-in is now.
Pennyburn Pass, Duncreggan Road – current location of Derry Journal offices. Mill and distillery buildings on Tillie’s Lane. 1800s?
Dunlop’s Textile Factory, Pennyburn Pass, at the Derry Journal’s current offices. Front Row: Hugh McGinley, Tommy “Gunker” Bradley, Tommy Stewart. Back Row: All unknown. 1960s, before ‘67.
1950, Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway halt at Pennyburn.