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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....

Memories from the Archives – April 1998

Violence on the streets of Mitchelstown in late March 1998, as a dispute between two families attending the funeral of a...

Memories from the Archives – March 1998

‘Arrogant and lackadaisical’ was how council officials were described by some residents of the Ard Mhuilinn Estate in Mitchelstown, who were called...

Memories from the Archives – March 1998

While repairing a ditch in the townland of Garryantaggart, Bartlemy, community activist and historian John Arnold unearthed a historic clay pipe, which he claimed...

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.

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