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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...

Memories from the Archives – May 1999

Litter led the news agenda 21 years ago as a hefty fine was handed down to a man who threw rubbish on...

Memories from the Archives – May 1999

A retiring county councillor led the news agenda 21 years ago as he called on Mitchelstown to work together to make positive...

FLASHBACK 1982: Mitchelstown gardaí move in to new station

Mitchelstown gardaí formally moved into their splendid new £200,000 station on Friday afternoon, July 23, 1982 and hereunder is how The Avondhu...

Memories from the Archives – April 1999

The great work of St Patrick’s Community Hospital in Fermoy was honoured twenty one years ago as it was declared a ‘beacon...

Kildorrery win 1995 U14B hurling title

The Kildorrery U14 B hurlers took the North Cork hurling shield when they defeated Kilworth at a well prepared Castletownroche pitch on August 17, 1995.

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