There are several interesting photographs including pictures one of Belfast Zoo secretary Patricia McLaughlin with Monty the Python.
Patricia was sharing her office with Monty in March 1982 until the new snake house was completed in 1985.
Another picture is of Mrs Jane Prior, wife of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, centre left, handed over a cheque for £9,000 to the Ulster Hospital Heart Fund on behalf of the Belfast Round Table in March 1982. She is pictured with Dr Denis Boyle, a consultant cardiologist and head of the Ulster Hospital’s coronary care unit, and Tony Spence, organiser of a sponsored walk which raised the money, and Alan Aston, Round Table chairman.
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Brian Glenn from Belfast with the James Newell Memorial Cup which he won in the baritone solo class of the Belfast Musical Festival at Balmoral in March 1982. Picture: News Letter archives
At the end of March 1982 the Reverend Noel Jackson, left, was instituted as rector of Carnmoney Parish Church by the Bishop of Connor, the Right Reverend William McCappin. Picture: News Letter archives
Belfast's Appletree Press secured a lucrative US deal for their books in March 1982. Director John Murphy was in New York for the launch on St Patrick's Day of his book 'Irish Shopfronts'. The prestigious St Martin's Press of New York had taken 10,000 copies of the book. Four other titles from Appletree Press had also been ordered by Salem House Press of Massachusetts. Mr John Brown, production manager of Appletree, told the News Letter: â€œIt has been a happy coincidence that we received confirmation of these four titles the very day Mr Murphy left for his promotional visit to the United States. The company has been dealing with American bookshops for a number of years but it is only recently that we have succeeded in landing such large orders.â€ Pictured is Denise Faulkner with part of the American order. Picture: News Letter archives
Mr Bryan Johnston, general manager of TSB, presents a cheque to Mr Terrence Murtagh, left, director of the Armagh Planetarium, in March 1982, to sponsor the TSB Starways Competition for children aged 10 to 16. The top prize was a trip to the spacecraft centre in the USA. Also included are Rosemary Shimmon and S W Anderson, marketing manager of the TSB. Picture: News Letter archives