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Memories from the Archives – September 1997

Pride of place locally following the release of results in the 1997 Tidy Towns competition went to Ballyporeen, who gained an impressive 13 points...

Memories From The Archives – September 1997

Farmers in the rich grain producing areas of East Cork and West Waterford were coming to terms in September 1997 with ‘a disastrous harvest’....

Memories From The Archives – August 1997

It was reported that the people of Glanworth ‘were enthralled’ with the sight of a beautiful peacock which had chosen the local shrine, at...

Memories From The Archives – August 1997

In common with the national trend, secondary schools in The Avondhu area expressed ‘great satisfaction’ at the improvement in results across the board in...

Memories from the Archives – August 1997

Management and staff at the state-owned Moorepark farm were counting the cost of a BSE outbreak among its prime dairy herd in August 1997....

Memories From The Archives – August 1997

Allegations of abuse of some of the animals participating in a donkey derby at the Avondhu Hunt Show held in the Showgrounds, Fermoy in...

Memories From The Archives – July 1997

Jubilation in Conna and Castletownroche as the Jimmy Mangan trained Stroll Home won the famous Galway Plate at Ballybrit in July 1997. Part owners...

Memories From The Archives – July 1997

‘A very unusual incident’ in July 1997 saw Ballylanders man, Patrick Dalton have a ‘miraculous escape... when a freak flash of lightning struck a...

Memories From The Archives – July 1997

Local fishermen came to the rescue of five kittens, ‘no more than a few days old’, who were observed floating down the river Blackwater...

Memories From The Archives – July 1997

A very special day in the lives of two young local men in 1997, when both Brendan Mallon from Mitchelstown and Joseph O’Mahony from...

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