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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...

Memories from the Archives – June 1999

Controversy greeted the annual Festival of the Galtees 21 years ago this week, due to a political spat over the identity of...

Memories from the Archives – May 1999

The issue of priestly celibacy was the top story 21 years ago as a local councillor began the fight to remove the measure. Cllr...

Memories from the Archives – May 1999

Environmental issues were to the fore in May 1999 as the problem of pollution from pig farming was the subject of a...

The history of Kildinan

by John Arnold Bartholomew (Batt) Dorgan was born at Shanavougha, Kildinan October 9th, 1883. His parents were John Dorgan and Mary Murphy. In...

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