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Memories from the Archives – June 2000

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A sign of the changing times was heralded as the price of The Avondhu was 85p (or €1.08). Pay parking was proving to be...

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...

Memories from the Archives – May 2000

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A community was left shaken following a horrific robbery in Ballindangan in May 2000. Gardai were investigating the horrific two-hour ordeal in which three elderly...

Memories from the Archives – May 2000

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It was a narrow escape for 73 year old Catherine Sheehan of Corrin, Fermoy, after a forty-foot articulated lorry ploughed into the front garden...

Memories from the Archives – May 2000

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A ‘rather folically challenged’ Bartlemy farmer decided to do ‘the ultimate in self adoration’, when getting his eyebrow pierced for Telethon People In Need....

Memories from the Archives – April 2000

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Tensions were high in Clogheen as a lengthy and heated debate took place in St Paul’s Community Hall, following a revelation that up to...

Memories from the Archives – April 2000

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There were reports of fun and frolics at Mac’s Bar in Fermoy as a competition was held to find the town’s Karaoke Queen. The...

Memories from the Archives – April 2000

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There were tributes to popular radio presenter Robert Walshe, as he moved from 103FM to take up a role in Dublin. The new job would...

Memories from the Archives – March 2000

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As noted last week, there was always drama associated with Fermoy Urban District Council (UDC) and its members either side of the turn of...

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...

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