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Memories from the Archives – January 2000

The new millennium crossed the threshold of calendar this time 21 years ago and The Avondhu marked the occasion. Fireworks displays, parties and commemorative unveilings...

Memories from the Archives – December 23 1999

A manhunt was launched for armed bank robbers who took an estimated £14,000 at the AIB Bank in Mitchelstown.  It was the second time that...

Memories from the Archives – December 1999

Preparations for the Millennium were gathering a pace with strong support for a fireworks display in Mitchelstown.  Community council chairwoman Joan O’Sullivan, said that there...

Memories from the Archives – December 1999

An environmental nightmare developed in Ballyhooly when a tractor driver spilled slurry across the village, with some of the spillage pouring into the Blackwater....

Memories from the Archives – December 1999

Simmering tensions remained after a spectacular walkout from Fermoy Urban District Council. Scrapping councillors and disputes amid accusations of bias and favouritism, had sparked a...

Memories from the Archives – November 1999

There was fury and rage mounting in the area 21 years ago as locals in Fermoy riled against the plan to impose parking charges...

Memories from the Archives – November 1999

Gardai were hunting for thieves who broke into a number of cars in the town of Fermoy. The crimes took place in a spate...

Memories from the Archives – November 1999

A fourteen year battle for recognition came to an end for a deflector group providing television channels to Fermoy. 

Memories from the Archives – November 1999

Mitchelstown’s economic future was in the spotlight over two decades ago as there were concerns about plans to provide industrial locations at...

Memories from the Archives – October 1999

A war of words had broken out between French hunters and locals in Fermoy, who sought to block the European shooters arriving...

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