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Memories from the Archives – January 2000

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The new millennium crossed the threshold of calendar this time 21 years ago and The Avondhu marked the occasion.Fireworks displays, parties and commemorative unveilings...

Memories from the Archives – March 2000

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Fermoy Urban District Council always provided drama back in the early 2000s, with walk-outs and rows between councillors a regular occurrence. Such was the case...

Memories from the Archives – September 2000

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The other side of the Celtic Tiger was visible in September 2000, as the front page of The Avondhu covered the story of a...

Memories from the Archives – March 2000

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Before the days of the M8 motorway, Mitchelstown’s roads were a quagmire of blocked streets. Such was the problem, that the town set up...

Memories from the Archives – January 2000

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Two teenagers from Castletownroche were film stars in their own community as Anglea’s Ashes, the story of Frank McCourt’s childhood, hit cinemas. Paudie O’Sullivan and...

Memories From The Archives – August 1996

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Dubbed the ‘craziest football match of all time’, tension was running at fever pitch in Castlelyons, with Pairc Peadar O Laoghaire set to host...

Memories from the Archives – May 2001

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The front page of The Avondhu in May 2001 reported that Gardaí in Fermoy were investigating two alleged incidents of sexual assault on women...

Memories From The Archives – July 1997

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‘A very unusual incident’ in July 1997 saw Ballylanders man, Patrick Dalton have a ‘miraculous escape... when a freak flash of lightning struck a...

Memories From The Archives – June 1997

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A ‘well organised and well attended rave party’, held in Glenseskin Woods, Kilworth was raided at 2am by local members of An Garda Siochana,...

Memories from the Archives – June 2000

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The Festival of the Galtees was celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2000. The five-day event would see the selection of a new queen and...

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