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Memories from the Archives – January 1998

“As long as the legs hold out, I’ll keep at it”, 86 year old Ballindangan man James Condon determinedly told our reporter in January...

Memories From The Archives – January 1998

The AIB Bank in Mitchelstown was evacuated in January 1998 following a bomb alert. A call to 103FM County Sound in Mallow claimed a...

Memories From The Archives – January 1998

Several ‘irate callers’ to The Avondhu office expressed horror at the state of the roads in the Tallow/Conna area, which stemmed from subsidence of...

Memories From The Archives – December 1997

‘Fermoy failed to distinguish itself as a wheelchair friendly town’ following the visit of Minister of State, Mary Wallace ‘on a fact-finding mission during...

Memories From The Archives – December 1997

The best efforts of surgeons at Cork’s University Hospital, failed to save the hand of a young Fermoy soldier involved in an accident during...

Memories from the Archives – December 1997

Bonfires blazed in the baronies of Castlelyons and Ballyduff, as both villages saw their sides return home in triumph, having secured county titles in...

Memories from the Archives – November 1997

Torrential rain and high winds caused havoc locally, with the River Blackwater bursting its banks in November 1997, causing ‘extensive flooding’ in Fermoy. Shops...

Memories from the Archives – November 1997

‘Who did it?’ That was the question in November 1997 following the discovery by a member of the public of a ‘hoard’ of Adi...

Memories from the Archives – November 1997

It was a case of ‘a childhood revisited’ for Minister for Education, Micheal Martin when he took time out from his busy schedule to...

Memories from the Archives – November 1997

Despite being close on 3 hours late in arriving to Mitchelstown to press the flesh, presidential hopeful Dana Rosemary Scallon was warmly greeted by...

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