IN PICTURES: Take a look through the Ballymena Times’ archive

Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the paper’s archive.

Take a look back at the good old days with our selection of photographs from the paper’s archive.

More every week in the Ballymena Times.

Here are some from 2007-2008

Attending the school leavers celebration lunch at St Louis Grammar School were, Back L-R, Clare O?Hara, Ursula Laverty, Laura McCloskey, Finbar Gaston, Ursula Doey, Margarite Blaney. Front, L-R, Sean McNally, Orla McMullan, Marianna McFeeley and Francis Mulvenna. BT20-124JC

If you have any old photographs that you would like to share with our readers, we would love to hear from you.

Do you have photographs from school? Maybe a sports team you played on? Or a special event that was a special memory?

We would love to see them. Send any old photographs, together with any details you have about the photo, to [email protected] and we will use as many as we can in the paper.

*Note: Some pictures may have been cropped for web publication purposes.

Pupils from St. Louis Grammar School who received their Order of Malta Corps First Aid Certificates pictured with the school's Principal Mr. F. Cassidy, Mr. Declan Martin and Mr. Adrian Quinn. BT14-004JM.


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Ballymena Mayor Alderman James Alexander who hosted a reception for the St Louis Grammar School camogie team who recently won the Ulster B championship, and who play Leisnter Champions St Dominic's Dublin on Saturday. Included are St Louis principal Mr Frank Cassidy with teachers Mrs Denise Russell and Mrs Helen McToal. BT10-103JC

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The St. Louis Grammar School young enterprise company "S.L. Enterprises" taking part in the Trade Fair in the Fairhill Centre. BT50-204AC

Thank you

The Cambridge House 1st XI who recently played the Royal School Dungannon in the Schools Cup. BT47-229AC
Sarah Kernohan, Rebekah reynolds, Susannah Woolf, Lauren Maxwell, Aimee Logan and Gayle Adams from Cambridge House Grammar School who were selected for the Under 15 Hockey Development squad. BT40-237AC
The Cambridge House Tornado, Wingnuts and Aquila teams who competed in last week’s F1 Schools competition. The competition, in which schools have to design and make their own model cars, was held in the Ulster Transport Museum. BT51-104JC
Under 14 and Under 15 award winners who received their trophies at the Ballymena United Youth Academy awards evening. Back row, L-R, Boyd Black (club president), James McLister (U14 Leading Scorer runner-up), John Taggart (Ballymena Utd FC), Chris Rodgers (U15 Players’ Player of the Year), Bill Caruthers (club chairman). Front, L-R, Ciaran McKenna, Philip Aiken (Dempster Award) and Kyle Magill (U14 Player of the Year). BT47-182CS
Ballymena Academy pupils who received awards for A Level. BT44-258AC
Noel Doran (teacher), John Donnolly (teacher), Suzanne O'Neill (Safety Bus Co-ordinator), Michael Murray (Safety Bus Co-ordinator), Inspector Steven Reid and Sharon Mullan (Communication Manager Michelin) with pupils from the Ballymena Academy with the safety bus. BT41-200AC
Ballymena Academy 1st XI hockey team pictured prior to their schools cup match with Dalriada Grammar School. BT48-284AC