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Memories from the Archives – May 2001

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The front page of The Avondhu in May 2001 reported that Gardaí in Fermoy were investigating two alleged incidents of sexual assault on women...

Memories from the Archives – May 2001

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Front page news 21 years ago included a report that 300 people made their way to a public meeting at Kilcoran Lodge to protest against...

Memories from the Archives – April 2001

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21 years ago the front page of The Avondhu carried the news that the Fermoy fish processing plant at Connolly Street was to move...

Memories from the Archives – April 2001

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21 years ago, in the continuing fight against Foot and Mouth Disease, the feeding of swill (including carcasses, offal and waste from animal slaughter) to...

Memories from the Archives – March 2001

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‘Locals United in Efforts to Keep Out Foot and Mouth Disease’ was the front page headline of The Avondhu 21 years ago. All marts...

Memories from the Archives – February 2001

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This week in 2001 was alive with political gossip, as Ned O’Keeffe TD was forced to resign as Minister of State at the Department...

Memories from the Archives – February 2001

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This week 21 years ago, there were dual celebrations in Ballyduff as citizens prepared for the official opening of the Ballyduff Credit Union office,...

Memories from the Archives – February 2001

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21 years ago, four suspects in possession of handguns were apprehended in Mitchelstown, thought to have had links with a ‘subversive group’, though it...

Memories from the Archives – January 2001

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A survey by St Fanahans’s LCA class in January 2001 found Mitchelstown to be in ‘the dark ages’ in terms of human rights for...

Memories from the Archives – January 2001

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21 years ago, a civic welcome was on the cards to officially welcome new homeowner Michael Flatley to Fermoy. The intention was to extend...

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