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Memories from the Archives – September 1999

The saga of the Castletownroche compost plant seemed at an end 21 years ago this week as permission was granted for the...

Memories from the Archives – August 1999

In Tallow, there was frustration as the local Millennium committee were forced to throw in the towel as there was a ‘complete...

Memories from the Archives – August 1999

The Mitchelstown Music Festival was hailed a great success in 1999, as 10,000 people came to the town to celebrate the bank...

Memories from the Archives

Speculation was rife that 'Lord of the Dance' Michael Flatley was set to become a resident of Fermoy. Reliable sources had informed The Avondhu that...

Memories from the Archives – July 1999

Just a week after the arrival of new phone kiosks for Fermoy was being hailed, Councillor Tadhg O’Donovan declared in July 1999...

Memories from the Archives – July 1999

Vandals launched a devastating attack on new ball alleys just days after a project to refurbish the structure was concluded. The...

Memories from the Archives – July 1999

The one hundredth birthday of a local woman led the news 21 years ago as locals celebrated the life of Ellen McGrath....

Memories from the Archives – June 1999

After a fraught and ill-tempered local election campaign the first job of the new Fermoy Urban District Council cathaoirleach was to call...

Memories from the Archives – June 1999

A hard fought election, full of drama and typical back biting, came to an end 21 years ago this week with less...

Memories from the Archives – June 1999

Joan Sweeney, representing the Pipers Inn, was crowned Queen of the Galtees in 1999 following a competition that gripped the region. After a hard fought...

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