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Thursday, 14 March, 2002, 16:07 GMT
Picture gallery: City status
Years of work have gone into the successful campaigns of Lisburn and Newry to gain city status. These photographs show some of their efforts and feature images from the towns.

Boy with Newry campaign literature
Newry encouraged citizens of all ages to campaign

Secretary of State John Reid
The secretary of state visited all competing towns

Dr John Dunlop at Newry presentation
Newry gave presentations across Northern Ireland

Newry town centre
There has been much investment in Newry

Lisburn mayor Jim Dillon has begun celebrating
Lisburn mayor Jim Dillon has begun celebrating

Lisburn town centre
Mr Dillon said Lisburn was "no mere suburb of Belfast"

Lisburn council offices
New Lisburn council offices have been opened at the Lagan

Concert
A concert was held during the Lisburn campaign

Lisburn town centre
Lisburn is the second largest local authority in NI


See also:

14 Mar 02 | Northern Ireland
Two NI towns awarded city status
14 Mar 02 | Northern Ireland
Campaign success for city status
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