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21 Years Ago – A look back at June 1995

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The general public in Ballylanders were understandably ‘outraged’ following a wanton act of vandalism, which saw a substantial amount of damage to the village’s...

21 Years Ago – a look back at June 1995

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Mitchelstown was suffering from an empty beer barrel epidemic – The Avondhu investigating the proliferation of barrels strew around the New Square area, following...

21 Years Ago – a look back at June 1995

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The crackdown by gardai on drug use in the area, saw an intelligence led operation yield a significant quantity of drugs at a house...

21 Years Ago – a look back at June 1995

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‘Sacrilege, nudes and too much drinking’ - some over-exuberant celebration perhaps following a weekend at the Kilworth festival. Locals expressed concern at an act...

21 Years Ago – a look back at July 1995

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A lightning storm hit The Avondhu area, with the Castlelyons, Conna and Curraglass areas reported to have been worth effected. Over 2,000 ESB customers...

21 Years Ago – a look back at June 1995

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‘A cult hero’ was how Eddie Moroney from Lisvernane was described, having become a commentating sensation, shooting to fame worldwide following his colourful commentary...

21 Years Ago – a look back at July 1995

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The rather unusual case of a male, in his twenties, ‘who had a penchant for lying down in the centre of the road’, came...

21 Years Ago – a look back at July 1995

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Speculation was ‘rife’ regarding the future of MetLife in Fermoy town. A major employer, calls were issued to Fermoy Enterprise Board, the IDA, local...

21 Years Ago – a look back at July 1995

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A forged £20 note ‘was so good that it almost fooled Fermoy gardai’. Of extremely good quality, it also contained ‘a watermark and the...

21 Years Ago – a look back at August 1995

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As the Avondhu was going to press in early August 1995, news was officially being broken by management at Metra Life (formerly Met Life)...

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