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Memories From The Archives – December 1997

The best efforts of surgeons at Cork’s University Hospital, failed to save the hand of a young Fermoy soldier involved in an accident during...

Memories from the Archives – December 1997

Bonfires blazed in the baronies of Castlelyons and Ballyduff, as both villages saw their sides return home in triumph, having secured county titles in...

Memories from the Archives – November 1997

Torrential rain and high winds caused havoc locally, with the River Blackwater bursting its banks in November 1997, causing ‘extensive flooding’ in Fermoy. Shops...

Memories from the Archives – November 1997

‘Who did it?’ That was the question in November 1997 following the discovery by a member of the public of a ‘hoard’ of Adi...

Memories from the Archives – November 1997

It was a case of ‘a childhood revisited’ for Minister for Education, Micheal Martin when he took time out from his busy schedule to...

Memories from the Archives – November 1997

Despite being close on 3 hours late in arriving to Mitchelstown to press the flesh, presidential hopeful Dana Rosemary Scallon was warmly greeted by...

Memories from the Archives – October 1997

Strange what some thieves find attractive – it was reported in October 1997 that a Casio calculator (value £50), digital clock radio and, wait...

Memories from the Archives – October 1997

Presidential candidate Mary Banotti, ‘buoyed up by an early morning opinion poll’ conducted by MRBI, which placed her in second place behind Mary McAleese...

Memories from the Archives – October 1997

The increased presence of pigeons congregating on rooftops in the Lower Cork Street area of Mitchelstown had, for the residents concerned, become ‘the bane...

Memories From The Archives – October 1997

An interesting entry into the ‘Garda Report’ in October 1997 read: ‘Budgie flew into house at Gurrane, Fermoy on 29th September. Owner can have...

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