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Memories from the Archives – November 1997

It was a case of ‘a childhood revisited’ for Minister for Education, Micheal Martin when he took time out from his busy schedule to...

Memories from the Archives – November 1997

Despite being close on 3 hours late in arriving to Mitchelstown to press the flesh, presidential hopeful Dana Rosemary Scallon was warmly greeted by...

Memories from the Archives – October 1997

Strange what some thieves find attractive – it was reported in October 1997 that a Casio calculator (value £50), digital clock radio and, wait...

Memories from the Archives – October 1997

Presidential candidate Mary Banotti, ‘buoyed up by an early morning opinion poll’ conducted by MRBI, which placed her in second place behind Mary McAleese...

Memories from the Archives – October 1997

The increased presence of pigeons congregating on rooftops in the Lower Cork Street area of Mitchelstown had, for the residents concerned, become ‘the bane...

Memories From The Archives – October 1997

An interesting entry into the ‘Garda Report’ in October 1997 read: ‘Budgie flew into house at Gurrane, Fermoy on 29th September. Owner can have...

Memories From The Archives – September 1997

The case of a duck bringing traffic in Fermoy to a standstill, having been ‘chased down O’Neill Crowley Quay by a terrier’, caused somewhat...

Memories From The Archives – September 1997

A Ballyporeen parent of a 13 and a half year old secondary school student attending Presentation Convent, Mitchelstown, contacted The Avondhu office to express...

Memories from the Archives – September 1997

Pride of place locally following the release of results in the 1997 Tidy Towns competition went to Ballyporeen, who gained an impressive 13 points...

Memories From The Archives – September 1997

Farmers in the rich grain producing areas of East Cork and West Waterford were coming to terms in September 1997 with ‘a disastrous harvest’....

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