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Memories from the Archives – July 1999

Just a week after the arrival of new phone kiosks for Fermoy was being hailed, Councillor Tadhg O’Donovan declared in July 1999 that Telecom...

21 Years Ago – a look back at May 1995

Sinead McCluskey was crowned Cork Rose in May 1995, thus setting her sights on the famous Rose of Tralee Festival in 1995. A post...

Memories from the Archives – July 1998

The good people of Watergrasshill shedded pounds to gain pounds in a highly successful 'Slim-In' competition organised in aid of Marymount Hospice, Cork. In...

Memories from the Archives – November 1998

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 – May 1999

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

Memories from the Archives – December 1999

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...

Memories from the Archives – May 1998

Four piglets were found dead in the reservoir at Knockananig, Fermoy by a gentleman out walking. It was believed the animals had not been...

Memories from the Archives – October 1998

People described as ‘hangers on’ by rally organisers were believed to be responsible for a series of high-speed escapades carried out during the Cork...

Memories from the Archives – September 1999

Traffic and development issues were leading the news agenda 21 years ago, as a meeting was held to decide on ways to solve the...

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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