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Memories from the Archives – September 1995

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Four locals were among the Cork minor hurling panel, which overwhelmed traditional rivals, Kilkenny, 2-10 to 1-2, in the All-Ireland final at Croke Park...

Memories from the Archives – a look back at September 1995

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A major fracas broke out in Fermoy on Patrick Street and around the town centre, following a planned Garda raid on the Gasworks pub,...

Memories from the Archives – a look back at August 1995

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The ‘water crisis’ effecting Fermoy town was reported to be so bad, that a newly opened advance factory located at Cork Road, was only...

21 Years Ago – a look back at August 1995

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As the Avondhu was going to press in early August 1995, news was officially being broken by management at Metra Life (formerly Met Life)...

21 Years Ago – a look back at July 1995

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A forged £20 note ‘was so good that it almost fooled Fermoy gardai’. Of extremely good quality, it also contained ‘a watermark and the...

21 Years Ago – a look back at July 1995

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Speculation was ‘rife’ regarding the future of MetLife in Fermoy town. A major employer, calls were issued to Fermoy Enterprise Board, the IDA, local...

21 Years Ago – a look back at July 1995

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

21 Years Ago – a look back at July 1995

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A lightning storm hit The Avondhu area, with the Castlelyons, Conna and Curraglass areas reported to have been worth effected. Over 2,000 ESB customers...

21 Years Ago – a look back at June 1995

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‘A cult hero’ was how Eddie Moroney from Lisvernane was described, having become a commentating sensation, shooting to fame worldwide following his colourful commentary...

21 Years Ago – a look back at June 1995

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‘Sacrilege, nudes and too much drinking’ - some over-exuberant celebration perhaps following a weekend at the Kilworth festival. Locals expressed concern at an act...

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