One of this week’s photographs from April 1982 features Mr Ken Craig, chairman of the new board of Lisburn based Modern Tool with Mr Alan Burnside, assistant director CBI, Mr Steve Lawrence, sales executive, and Mr Gerald Torrens, director.
Another photograph shows Ian Kirkpatrick of Dundonald checking in at Maysfield Leisure Centre at the start of May 1982 for the Belfast City Marathon. Ian was to run for the Lions Club and the Cardiac Unit of the Ulster Hospital in Dundonald.
And we also have an old photograph of Mr John Gabbie, Ballynahinch receiving the Northern Bank rosette from David Workman after winning the Simmental supreme championship with a bull at the breed show and sale at Balmoral in April 1982.
All photographs are courtesy of the News Letter and Farming Life archives.
Pictured at the Balmoral Show in May 1982 is the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Mr Jim Prior, who is seen here chatting to Mr Barney O’Kane from Limavady. Picture: Farming Life/News Letter archives
Pictured at the Balmoral Show in May 1982 is Mrs Jane Prior, wife of the Secretary of State, receiving a butter sculpture on the Milk Marketing Board stand from Mr John Blaney. Included are Mr John Lynn (second left), chairman of the board, and Mr George Chambers, managing director. Picture: Farming Life/News Letter archives
Pictured in May 1982 is eight-year-old Barbara Draffin from Bishopscourt Farm, Dromore, Co Down, who defeated 37 boys and girls to win the Naomi Pepper Cup for solo singing at the Carrickfergus Music Festival. Picture: News Letter archives
Vintage and veteran vehicles fans turned out for the annual Pinta Parade from Lisburn in May 1982. Mr J Wilton of Belfast sets off in his 1924 Morris Cowley. Picture: News Letter archives