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Fresh-faced and with a remarkable career ahead of him - Van Morrison (second from left)

Fresh-faced and with a remarkable career ahead of him - Van Morrison (second from left)

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Them (including Van Morrison):

Them (including Van Morrison):

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Van Morrison

Van Morrison

Kevin Winter

Daniel O'Donnell 4.jpg

Daniel O'Donnell 4.jpg

Old School pictures: Young Daniel O'Donnell - what's that on top of the gate post?

Old School pictures: Young Daniel O'Donnell - what's that on top of the gate post?

Daniel O'Donnell: Irish Country Singer 1985

Daniel O'Donnell: Irish Country Singer 1985

Daniel & Majella O'Donnell

Daniel & Majella O'Donnell

Old School pictures: Saddle up - a very young Gerry Adams

Old School pictures: Saddle up - a very young Gerry Adams

Saddle up - a very young Gerry Adams

Saddle up - a very young Gerry Adams

A beardless Gerry Adams - not sure if he was still at school when this was taken so if anyone has an earlier snap of him please forward.

A beardless Gerry Adams - not sure if he was still at school when this was taken so if anyone has an earlier snap of him please forward.

And several decades later, Gerry Adams sporting the trademark beard and minus the Buddy Holly spectacles

And several decades later, Gerry Adams sporting the trademark beard and minus the Buddy Holly spectacles

A bouncing baby Stephen Nolan.

A bouncing baby Stephen Nolan.

BBC presenter Stephen Nolan.

BBC presenter Stephen Nolan.

Ian Magill

A young Stephen Nolan.

A young Stephen Nolan.

A 14 year old Brendan Rodgers  who played for Ballymena United (Northern Ireland) in the 1986 Milk Cup.PICTURE MARK JAMIESON.

A 14 year old Brendan Rodgers who played for Ballymena United (Northern Ireland) in the 1986 Milk Cup.PICTURE MARK JAMIESON.

MARK JAMIESON

Brendan Rodgers is unveiled as the new Liverpool FC manager at a press conference at Anfield on June 01, 2012

Brendan Rodgers is unveiled as the new Liverpool FC manager at a press conference at Anfield on June 01, 2012

Clint Hughes

Brendan Rodgers (circled) who played for Ballymena United (Northern Ireland) in the 1988 Milk Cup - sporting the shortest shorts in the team .... is Anfield in for a retro wardrobe makeover? PICTURE MARK JAMIESON.

Brendan Rodgers (circled) who played for Ballymena United (Northern Ireland) in the 1988 Milk Cup - sporting the shortest shorts in the team .... is Anfield in for a retro wardrobe makeover? PICTURE MARK JAMIESON.

MARK JAMIESON

Young Alex Higgins front left.jpg

Young Alex Higgins front left.jpg

Alex Higgins

Alex Higgins

File photo, dated 06-05-1973,  World Professional Champion Alex Higgins  at Heathrow Airport with his girlfriend Liz Kendall, on his way to a working holiday in Singapore, Australia and India. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Saturday July 24, 2010. Two-time snooker world champion Alex 'Hurricane' Higgins has died, aged 61. See PA story DEATH Higgins. Photo credit should read: /PA Archive.

File photo, dated 06-05-1973, World Professional Champion Alex Higgins at Heathrow Airport with his girlfriend Liz Kendall, on his way to a working holiday in Singapore, Australia and India. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Saturday July 24, 2010. Two-time snooker world champion Alex 'Hurricane' Higgins has died, aged 61. See PA story DEATH Higgins. Photo credit should read: /PA Archive.

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Alex Higgins.  Snooker Legend.  World professional snooker champion Alex Higgins (right), who was in Belfast to-day for the wedding of his sister, Jean, of Abingdon Street to John Robson, Crumlin Road.  The couple were married in St. Aidan's Parish Chursh, Blythe Street, Sandy Row, Belfast.

Alex Higgins. Snooker Legend. World professional snooker champion Alex Higgins (right), who was in Belfast to-day for the wedding of his sister, Jean, of Abingdon Street to John Robson, Crumlin Road. The couple were married in St. Aidan's Parish Chursh, Blythe Street, Sandy Row, Belfast.

Alex Hurricane Higgins

Alex Hurricane Higgins

Alex Higgins: Deeply and sincerely mourned by fellow masters of the sport

Alex Higgins: Deeply and sincerely mourned by fellow masters of the sport

New Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill. Picture Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker.

New Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill. Picture Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker.

Northern Ireland Manager Michael O'Neill ... January 2012

Northern Ireland Manager Michael O'Neill ... January 2012

©William Cherry/Presseye

Can you pick out Girls Aloud singer Nadine Coyle, as a pupil at Thornhill College?

Can you pick out Girls Aloud singer Nadine Coyle, as a pupil at Thornhill College?

Nadine Coyle

Nadine Coyle

A bit grainy but there's no mistaking Nadine Coyle's smile at Thornhill College in 1996

A bit grainy but there's no mistaking Nadine Coyle's smile at Thornhill College in 1996

Next move for Nadine Coyle after Thornhill College is Girls Aloud

Next move for Nadine Coyle after Thornhill College is Girls Aloud

Nadine Coyle

Nadine Coyle

A young Rory McIlroy on holidays in Alcudia Spain.

A young Rory McIlroy on holidays in Alcudia Spain.

A portrait of Rory McIlroy in Holywood Colf Club in Co Down.

A portrait of Rory McIlroy in Holywood Colf Club in Co Down.

Ten year old Rory McIlroy,  gets in a practice round at Holywood Golf Club,Co. Down

Ten year old Rory McIlroy, gets in a practice round at Holywood Golf Club,Co. Down

Golfer Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland joins his girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark on the court during her match against Maria Sharapova of Russia at the BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden on March 5, 2012 in New York City.

Golfer Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland joins his girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark on the court during her match against Maria Sharapova of Russia at the BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden on March 5, 2012 in New York City.

Chris Trotman

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, poses with the trophy after winning the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Sunday, June 19, 2011

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, poses with the trophy after winning the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Bethesda, Md., Sunday, June 19, 2011

Mike Groll

Ian Paisley, as a 12-year-old schoolboy

Ian Paisley, as a 12-year-old schoolboy

Ian Paisley and his wife Eileen on wedding their day.

Ian Paisley and his wife Eileen on wedding their day.

Former DUP leader Ian Paisley

Former DUP leader Ian Paisley

Jimmy Nesbitt family

Jimmy Nesbitt family

Jimmy Nesbitt - the cheeky grin being perfected at a young age

Jimmy Nesbitt - the cheeky grin being perfected at a young age

James Nesbitt stars in ITV1's  drama series, Monroe

James Nesbitt stars in ITV1's drama series, Monroe

X Factor star Janet Devlin as a young girl.

X Factor star Janet Devlin as a young girl.

X Factor star Janet Devlin as a young girl.

X Factor star Janet Devlin as a young girl.

County Tyrone singer and X Factor contestant  Janet Devlin

County Tyrone singer and X Factor contestant Janet Devlin

Ken McKay

Zoe Salmon

Zoe Salmon

Lara and Zoe Salmon

Lara and Zoe Salmon

Lara and Zoe Salmon

Lara and Zoe Salmon

Zoe Salmon

Zoe Salmon

Zoe Salmon

Zoe Salmon

Darren Clarke back in 1985 as part of the Fred Daley Team

Darren Clarke back in 1985 as part of the Fred Daley Team

Darren Clarke back in 1985 as part of the Fred Daley Team

Darren Clarke back in 1985 as part of the Fred Daley Team

Darren Clarke  1985 in his Junior Ireland Blazer

Darren Clarke 1985 in his Junior Ireland Blazer

Darren Clarke 1989

Darren Clarke 1989

Darren Clarke back in 1985 as part of the Fred Daley Team

Darren Clarke back in 1985 as part of the Fred Daley Team

Darren Clarke with the Claret Jug on the 18th green following his victory in The 140th Open Championship at Royal St George's. 2011

Darren Clarke with the Claret Jug on the 18th green following his victory in The 140th Open Championship at Royal St George's. 2011

Streeter Lecka

Eamonn Holmes, not quite in a party mood, at his fourth birthday party.

Eamonn Holmes, not quite in a party mood, at his fourth birthday party.

Eamonn Holmes:Tv Presenter/celebrating his fourth birthday at the family home on New Lodge Road

Eamonn Holmes:Tv Presenter/celebrating his fourth birthday at the family home on New Lodge Road

On ITV's Telethon in 1988. Eamonn stepped in at the last minute when original anchor Gerry Kelly, fell ill.

On ITV's Telethon in 1988. Eamonn stepped in at the last minute when original anchor Gerry Kelly, fell ill.

Eamonn Holmes

Eamonn Holmes

John Wright

George Best  pictured with other prefects at Lisnasharragh High School, Belfast, 1961. George is pictured second left, centre row.

George Best pictured with other prefects at Lisnasharragh High School, Belfast, 1961. George is pictured second left, centre row.

George Best, centre,  at Lisnasharragh High School in 1961.

George Best, centre, at Lisnasharragh High School in 1961.

Liam Neeson ... can you spot the Ulster schoolboy who was destined for great things? Next picture solves the mystery.

Liam Neeson ... can you spot the Ulster schoolboy who was destined for great things? Next picture solves the mystery.

Liam Neeson, pictured during his Ulster schooldays... centre of back row.

Liam Neeson, pictured during his Ulster schooldays... centre of back row.

Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson

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Hillsborough boys football team, 1970s. Vivan Campbell on bottom right

Hillsborough boys football team, 1970s. Vivan Campbell on bottom right

Vivian Campbell and Ricky Warwick of Thin Lizzy perform at the Best Buy Theater on March 25, 2011 in New York City.

Vivian Campbell and Ricky Warwick of Thin Lizzy perform at the Best Buy Theater on March 25, 2011 in New York City.

Dimitrios Kambouris

Lembit Öpik, Liberal Democrats, as a schoolboy. Pictured in 1982 along with other Inst National Essay Winners. He attended Royal Belfast Academical Institution (1976-83).

Lembit Öpik, Liberal Democrats, as a schoolboy. Pictured in 1982 along with other Inst National Essay Winners. He attended Royal Belfast Academical Institution (1976-83).

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Lembit Opik 2009.

Lembit Opik 2009.

Stefan Rousseau

Head girl Christine (17) at Bloomfield Collegiate School

Head girl Christine (17) at Bloomfield Collegiate School

Christine Bleakley

Christine Bleakley

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Schoolgirl Christine Bleakley Aged 6.

Schoolgirl Christine Bleakley Aged 6.

Pamela Ballantine. UTV Presenter. School Class Picture. Richmond Lodge School, Belfast.    IMAGE SUPPLIED

Pamela Ballantine. UTV Presenter. School Class Picture. Richmond Lodge School, Belfast. IMAGE SUPPLIED

<b>Pamela Ballantine </b>is pictured centre, front row, at Richmond Lodge School in 1974

<b>Pamela Ballantine </b>is pictured centre, front row, at Richmond Lodge School in 1974

Pamela Ballantine

Pamela Ballantine

Fresh-faced and with a remarkable career ahead of him - Van Morrison (second from left)

Belfast's greatest musical export Van Morrison joins Donegal singer Daniel O'Donnel, gun-slinger Gerry Adams, Stephen Nolan, Rory McIlroy and a host of others in the Belfast Telegraph gallery of schoolday images.

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