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Memories from the Archives – December 1995

Pig farmers, estimated at some 130 people, protested at the importation of 30 boar from the UK market and gathered outside Galtee Deer Care’s...

Memories From The Archives – December 1995

There was a magnificent response to the open day organised to celebrate the 150 year anniversary of Gortroe school in December 1995. So much...

Memories from the Archives – August 1998

As a strong and sincere outpouring of sympathy was felt throughout the Avondhu area for the victims of the terrible bomb blast in Omagh,...

Memories From The Archives – January 1999

A political storm dominated North Cork life 21 years ago as a selection debacle hit one political party. Preparations were under way for Fianna Fail in...

Memories from the Archives – September 1998

British movie star, Bob Hoskins was due to spend some time in Glanworth as one of the stars in ‘Felicia’s Journey’, the film based...

21 Years Ago – a look back at July 1995

The rather unusual case of a male, in his twenties, ‘who had a penchant for lying down in the centre of the road’, came...

Memories from the Archives – January 2000

There were celebrations as Conna native Bridget Noonan celebrated her 102nd birthday. Many people may have been celebrating the turn of the new century...

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 – August 1999

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

Memories from the Archives – June 1998

So moved by the distress caused to a group of American tourists looking to use Fermoy town’s public toilets, Cllr Michael Hanley was calling...

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