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Memories from the Archives – June 1998

So moved by the distress caused to a group of American tourists looking to use Fermoy town’s public toilets, Cllr Michael Hanley was calling...

Memories from the Archives – June 1998

‘A drastic mistake’ was how Fermoy businessman, Michael Caplice, described the introduction of parking bye-laws in the town in June 1998.

Memories from the Archives – June 1998

The production line was officially started in June 1998 on a £1m contract secured by ‘dessert manufacturer’, Silver Pail Dairy, to supply...

Memories from the Archives – June 1998

The 1st Cavalry Squadron based in Fitzgerald Camp, Fermoy proved themselves to be some of the best shots in the country in...

Memories from the Archives – May 1998

A Kilbehenny household had a miraculous escape when an articulated lorry left the road and ‘plunged through their garden wall, missing the...

Memories from the Archives – May 1998

Four piglets were found dead in the reservoir at Knockananig, Fermoy by a gentleman out walking. It was believed the animals...

Memories from the Archives – April 1998

Workmen laying sewer pipes on the Demesne in Mitchelstown came across a tomb containing human bones in April 1998. The find...

Memories from the Archives – April 1998

Some Castletownroche residents were narked over ‘irresponsible parking’ at the ‘new houses’ in the village, which a caller to The Avondhu...

Memories from the Archives – April 1998

A man described as being ‘ahead of his time’, the passing of Jimmy O’Sullivan, creator of ‘Beverly Hills, the Disneyland of Ireland’...

Memories from the Archives – April 1998

Gimme Five, ridden by Ken Whelan from Lismore, finished ‘a very creditable fifth position’ in the Aintree Grand National in April 1998....

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