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Memories from the Archives – September 2000

It was claimed, in September 2000, that the Fermoy Bypass was the only PPP (Private/Public Partnership) in Cork. Someone did the maths and stated that...

Memories from the Archives – September 2000

The other side of the Celtic Tiger was visible in September 2000, as the front page of The Avondhu covered the story of a...

Memories from the Archives – August 2000

At the end of August 2000, a ‘freak downpour’, lasting less than an hour, caused major flood damage at Lower Cork Street, Mitchelstown. One business...

Memories from the Archives – August 2000

Festival season was in full swing in August 2000, with crowds expected in Castletownroche, Ballylanders, Coolagown and Lismore. Castletownroche looked forward to the ‘Welcome...

Memories from the Archives – August 2000

In August 2000, Fermoy shoppers were getting to grips with the new pay parking - and it seems things weren’t as bad as people...

Memories from the Archives – July 2000

Thomas Kent’s ‘orange covered’ trial notebook was due to go up for auction at the end of July 2000 at Sotheby’s of London, with...

Memories from the Archives – July 2000

July 2000 kicked off to a great start, as Cork hurlers celebrated a double victory in Thurles, winning both the minor and the senior...

Memories from the Archives – June 2000

Fantastic news on 29th June 2000 as The Avondhu carried the story that the proposed ‘Superdump’ would not be sited in Watergrasshill, as long...

Memories from the Archives – June 2000

Following calls from the public, the 1996-1999 accounts of the Mitchelstown Leisure Centre Committee were published in June 2000. One of the biggest...

Memories from the Archives – June 2000

A sign of the changing times was heralded as the price of The Avondhu was 85p (or €1.08). Pay parking was proving to be...

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