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Memories from the Archives – April 1998

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A man described as being ‘ahead of his time’, the passing of Jimmy O’Sullivan, creator of ‘Beverly Hills, the Disneyland of Ireland’ at Ballybeg,...

21 Years Ago – a look back at April 1995

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A headstone was unveiled at Leitrim Cemetery, Kilworth to honour the memory of Tomas Ó Riordáin, better known as ‘The Caist’. Pádraig Ó Braoin...

Memories From The Archives – March 1996

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A large crowd, estimated at ‘well over 1,000’, participated in a March for Peace in February 1996 through Fermoy town, in response to a...

March 1995 – 21 years ago – a look back

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St Patrick’s Day parades around The Avondhu area were reported to have been a resounding success. Despite ‘one of the heaviest falls of hailstone...

Memories from the Archives – March 1999

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A crackdown on drug dealing was still a hot topic 21 years ago as gardai in Fermoy made more arrests as they launched continued...

Memories from the Archives – June 1999

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After a fraught and ill-tempered local election campaign the first job of the new Fermoy Urban District Council cathaoirleach was to call for harmony...

Memories From The Archives – March 1996

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Champagne was flowing at National Lottery HQ in Dublin for the ‘Famous Five’ syndicate from Rathcormac, who scooped the £1 million Lotto jackpot. Syndicate...

Memories from the Archives – June 2000

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Following calls from the public, the 1996-1999 accounts of the Mitchelstown Leisure Centre Committee were published in June 2000. One of the biggest fundraisers was...

Memories from the Archives – November 1998

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Locals turned out in strength in Ballylanders to give a warm welcome to the country’s first citizen. For the people of the South Limerick...

Memories from the Archives – December 1999

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Preparations for the Millennium were gathering a pace with strong support for a fireworks display in Mitchelstown.  Community council chairwoman Joan O’Sullivan, said that there...

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