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Memories from the Archives – March 2000

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Before the days of the M8 motorway, Mitchelstown’s roads were a quagmire of blocked streets. Such was the problem, that the town set up...

Memories from the Archives – March 9 2000

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Vandalism in a Mitchelstown laneway was leading the news in the year 2000, as businesses in New Square said they were ‘sick’ of the...

Memories from the Archives – March 2000

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Rows and disputes at Fermoy Urban District Council (UDC) meetings were a regular occurrence, but this time 21 years ago it was between the...

Memories from the Archives – February 2000

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The constant theme throughout the archive news pages is that repeat unchecked issues haunt the news cycle. Housing looked to be as much an issue in 2000...

Memories from the Archives – February 2000

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The discovery of ancient archeological remains under a busy Fermoy street gripped the public conscience this week in 2000.Builders found stone remnants, believed to be...

Memories from the Archives – February 2000

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There were claims that the chimes of a town clock bell was causing significant problems for a nearby hotel. Jimmy Kiely of Lismore Hotel,...

Memories from the Archives – February 2000

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Sport led the news agenda 21 years ago as two sporting triumphs brought Mitchelstown to the world wide stage. The first was local man Eddie...

Memories from the Archives – January 2000

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Two teenagers from Castletownroche were film stars in their own community as Anglea’s Ashes, the story of Frank McCourt’s childhood, hit cinemas. Paudie O’Sullivan and...

Memories from the Archives – January 2000

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There were celebrations as Conna native Bridget Noonan celebrated her 102nd birthday. Many people may have been celebrating the turn of the new century...

Memories from the Archives – January 2000

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It was panto fever 21 years ago as the family entertainment season kicked off across the region. There were two performances on offer in particular,...

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