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21 Years Ago – a look back at June 1995

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The crackdown by gardai on drug use in the area, saw an intelligence led operation yield a significant quantity of drugs at a house...

21 Years Ago – a look back at June 1995

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Mitchelstown was suffering from an empty beer barrel epidemic – The Avondhu investigating the proliferation of barrels strew around the New Square area, following...

21 Years Ago – A look back at June 1995

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The general public in Ballylanders were understandably ‘outraged’ following a wanton act of vandalism, which saw a substantial amount of damage to the village’s...

21 Years Ago – a look back at May 1995

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Sinead McCluskey was crowned Cork Rose in May 1995, thus setting her sights on the famous Rose of Tralee Festival in 1995. A post...

21 Years Ago – a look back at May 1995

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Tallow Scouts were celebrating a major achievement, winning the prestigious Fearghaill/O’Farrell Regional Shield competition. The Tallow unit, ‘23rd Waterford’, captured the title and the...

21 Years Ago – a look back at May 1995

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The Avondhu carried a column in May 1995, penned by Eamonn McCarthy, Kildorrery and Priscilla Sweeney, Fermoy who were living abroad in Australia at...

21 Years Ago – a look back at May 1995

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Fermoy Credit Union were awarded ‘Best Credit Union in Ireland’ for 1995, taking the much coveted title amid stiff competition from almost 500 organisations...

21 Years Ago – a look back at April 1995

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A headstone was unveiled at Leitrim Cemetery, Kilworth to honour the memory of Tomas Ó Riordáin, better known as ‘The Caist’. Pádraig Ó Braoin...

21 Years Ago – a look back at April 1995

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An attempted armed robbery on the road between Conna and Rathcormac was being investigated by gardai. A van delivery driver was the victim, after...

21 Years Ago – A look back at April 1995

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Glowing tributes were paid to those who risked life and limb to save an elderly woman and her Down Syndrome son from a blazing...

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