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Memories from the Archives – March 2000

As noted last week, there was always drama associated with Fermoy Urban District Council (UDC) and its members either side of the turn of...

Memories from the Archives – March 2000

Fermoy Urban District Council always provided drama back in the early 2000s, with walk-outs and rows between councillors a regular occurrence. Such was the case...

Memories from the Archives – March 2000

Before the days of the M8 motorway, Mitchelstown’s roads were a quagmire of blocked streets. Such was the problem, that the town set up...

Memories from the Archives – March 9 2000

Vandalism in a Mitchelstown laneway was leading the news in the year 2000, as businesses in New Square said they were ‘sick’ of the...

Memories from the Archives – March 2000

Rows and disputes at Fermoy Urban District Council (UDC) meetings were a regular occurrence, but this time 21 years ago it was between the...

Memories from the Archives – February 2000

The constant theme throughout the archive news pages is that repeat unchecked issues haunt the news cycle.  Housing looked to be as much an issue in 2000...

Memories from the Archives – February 2000

The discovery of ancient archeological remains under a busy Fermoy street gripped the public conscience this week in 2000. Builders found stone remnants, believed to be...

Memories from the Archives – February 2000

There were claims that the chimes of a town clock bell was causing significant problems for a nearby hotel. Jimmy Kiely of Lismore Hotel,...

Memories from the Archives – February 2000

Sport led the news agenda 21 years ago as two sporting triumphs brought Mitchelstown to the world wide stage.  The first was local man Eddie...

Memories from the Archives – January 2000

Two teenagers from Castletownroche were film stars in their own community as Anglea’s Ashes, the story of Frank McCourt’s childhood, hit cinemas. Paudie O’Sullivan and...

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