WJ Mitchell won a vacuum cleaner in a Lurgan Mail contest in 1981. He received his prze from Advertising manager Gordon Magee.

IN PICTURES: Take a trip down memory lane

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

If you have any old photographs that you would like to share with our readers, we would love to hear from you. Send any old photographs, together with any details you have about the photo, to copydesk.ni@jpress.co.uk and we will use as many as we can in the paper.

Former pupils of St Michael's Senior High School who received awards in 1981 for outstanding achievement in their A Levels.
Former pupils of St Michael's Senior High School who received awards in 1981 for outstanding achievement in their A Levels.
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Pupils of St Mary's Junior High held events throughout 1981 to raise money for charity. Joan O'Hagan is pictured presenting a cheque to Shiela Doran of teh Spina Bifida Association and Teresa McCabe handed over a cheque to Miss P Philibin for the Kolujoi Hostel in Kenya.
Pupils of St Mary's Junior High held events throughout 1981 to raise money for charity. Joan O'Hagan is pictured presenting a cheque to Shiela Doran of teh Spina Bifida Association and Teresa McCabe handed over a cheque to Miss P Philibin for the Kolujoi Hostel in Kenya.
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Patricia McConville, one  of the organisers of a senior citizens dinner in 1981, presents a cheque to Benedict Lavery of Lurgan United towards the dinner. Also included are Patsy Crossey, Noel Conway and Shane Smyth.
Patricia McConville, one of the organisers of a senior citizens dinner in 1981, presents a cheque to Benedict Lavery of Lurgan United towards the dinner. Also included are Patsy Crossey, Noel Conway and Shane Smyth.
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Members of Waringstown Music and Dramatic Society rehearsing for their production of Wizard of Oz in 1981.
Members of Waringstown Music and Dramatic Society rehearsing for their production of Wizard of Oz in 1981.
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