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Memories from the Archives – January 2002

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On one front page of The Avondhu in January 2002 was the news that the Grand Hotel in Fermoy was at ‘Sale Agreed’. However,...

Memories from the Archives – January 2002

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Early January 2002 brought news of the new euro currency, at a rate of €1.27 versus the Irish punt. A front page photo in The Avondhu had Theresa...

Memories from the Archives – December 2001

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In December 2001, one front page of The Avondhu carried the news that Gardaí were on high-alert in the locality after raids on financial institutions...

Memories from the Archives – December 2001

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In December 2001, The Avondhu carried the news that Post Offices in rural villages were suffering as An Post was refusing to provide them...

Memories from the Archives – November 2001

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A major rat infestation was reported in Galbally, with at least one person needing medical treatment after being bitten. The sewer works at Park, were...

Memories from the Archives – November 2001

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It was announced in 2001 that both Fermoy and Mitchelstown were to be official hosts for the Special Olympics; Fermoy would host 25 athletes from...

Memories from the Archives – November 2001

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Buddy’s Toy, a seven-year-old mare owned by a Fermoy syndicate, brought riches to many locals when the 100/1 outsider came home in first place...

Memories from the Archives – November 2001

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Mitchelstown Credit Union moved into their new HQ on Lower Cork Street 21 years ago, opening the new £1.8 million premises on 30th October...

Memories from the Archives – October 2001

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At the end of October 2001, there was an anthrax scare at SCI in Fermoy. An envelope of suspect white powder, later revealed to...

Memories from the Archives – October 2001

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In October 2001, the residents of Glanworth gathered to express their ‘great anger’ with planned improvements in the village. The council were doing work...

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