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Memories from the Archives – November 2000

The front page of The Avondhu in November 2000 carried photos of the four feet of water that had inundated Fermoy, after the river...

Memories from the Archives – November 2000

November 2000 saw the opening of Watergrasshill’s Credit Union. The event was celebrated with a four-piece string quartet playing in the parish hall, while...

Memories from the Archives – October 2000

There was huge relief in Ballyporeen, as baby John Donal O’Brien, who had been kidnapped from Erinville Hospital in Cork less than 24 hours...

Memories from the Archives – October 2000

A historic step was taken for Mitchelstown Credit Union, as the contracts for the building of the new premises at the site on Upper...

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...

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