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Memories from the Archives – March 1998

A dog with three legs and answering to the name ‘Ranger’ was causing ‘severe distress’ to factory workers in St Joseph’s Square, Fermoy. Workers...

Memories from the Archives – March 1998

Following advice from structural engineers, it was agreed to ‘cease the tolling of the bells’ at St Carthage’s Cathedral in Lismore. Preliminary examinations revealed...

Memories from the Archives – February 1998

A look back at what made the local headlines 21 years ago in February 1998.

Memories from the Archives – February 1998

The matter of ‘filthy’ telephone kiosks came on the agenda of the monthly meeting of Fermoy UDC in February 1998. Cllr John Murphy, who...

Memories from the Archives – February 1998

Workmen were ‘back on the job’ at Doneraile Garda Station, with the official opening of the long overdue project deferred. Following completion of the...

Memories from the Archives – February 1998

“Anyone wishing to see a real gate should visit Anglesboro” – the advice of local Pad Lane, speaking to The Avondhu in February 1998,...

Memories from the Archives – January 1998

What was established as being the body of a young seal was located by a farmer spreading fertiliser ‘in the middle of a large...

Memories from the Archives – January 1998

Trees, mostly noble fir and numbering about 20 which were found ‘snapped like matchsticks’ in Bloomfield Wood near Ballyhooly, had locals bewildered. A member of...

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...

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