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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 – September 2000

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It was claimed, in September 2000, that the Fermoy Bypass was the only PPP (Private/Public Partnership) in Cork. Someone did the maths and stated that...

Memories from the Archives – October 2000

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A historic step was taken for Mitchelstown Credit Union, as the contracts for the building of the new premises at the site on Upper...

Memories from the Archives – October 2000

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There was huge relief in Ballyporeen, as baby John Donal O’Brien, who had been kidnapped from Erinville Hospital in Cork less than 24 hours...

Memories from the Archives – November 2000

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November 2000 saw the opening of Watergrasshill’s Credit Union. The event was celebrated with a four-piece string quartet playing in the parish hall, while...

Memories from the Archives – November 2000

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The front page of The Avondhu in November 2000 carried photos of the four feet of water that had inundated Fermoy, after the river...

Memories from the Archives – November 2000

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In November 2000, plans were afoot in Anglesboro to install a cable car from the village to the top of Temple Hill. The inspiration...

Memories from the Archives – November 2000

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In pre-smartphone era November 2000, the front page of The Avondhu carried an ad from Cavanagh’s for a Ghettoblaster for £69, and a Camcorder...

Memories from the Archives – November 2000

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This week 21 years ago it seems the battle was lost, as locals in Fermoy were faced with the fact that the government had "every...

Memories from the Archives – December 2000

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The selection of the route for the Mitchelstown bypass drew huge interest, following the publication of the proposed routes. The “Orange” route was emerging as...

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