First day flashback: Primary Ones smile for the camera at Fountain Primary in 1995

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All neatly dressed and smiling for the camera, this is the 1995/96 Primary One class at the Fountain Primary School.

What else was the paper reporting back in September 1995? ‘Weapons deal is ‘craven lunacy’ read one headline.

‘The Government’s plan to set up an international commission to oversee the surrender of weapons is ‘craven lunacy,’ according to the DUP in Londonderry. And local party spokesman, Irwin Dougherty, has accused political development Minister Michael Ancram of softening the Government’s stand on the arms issue. “

There was also a report on ‘The Duke of York flying into Eglinton Airport.’

‘HRH The Duke of York flew into Eglinton Airport for a one day visit to Northern Ireland on Saturday.

“He arrived at Eglinton Airport on board an aircraft of the Queen’s Flight.

“After being met by the Deputy Lord Lieutenant for County Londonderry RUC Assistant Chief Constable Tim Lewis, and the Army GOC, Lieutenant General Sir Roger Wheeler, he flew by a Wessex of the Queen’s Flight to Magilligan.’

Date September 7, 1995.