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Memories From The Archives – February 1997

Watergrasshill GAA followers had reason to celebrate in February 1997, following success of the novelty act group at the Cork county finals of Scor...

Memories From The Archives – April 1996

Disappointment was expressed by Deputy Ned O’Keeffe TD ‘at the number of people who secured employment as enumerators, collecting statistics for the census of...

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...

Memories From The Archives – January 1998

Several ‘irate callers’ to The Avondhu office expressed horror at the state of the roads in the Tallow/Conna area, which stemmed from subsidence of...

Memories from the Archives – April 1999

The great work of St Patrick’s Community Hospital in Fermoy was honoured twenty one years ago as it was declared a ‘beacon of hope’...

Memories from the Archives – November 1998

Castlelyons hurlers majestic unbeaten championship run was thrillingly and historically extended at Páirc Uí Chaoimh when they were crowned intermediate champions of Cork county....

Memories from the Archives – November 1995

Operating from his home at Ballygrellihan, Castletownroche, Peter Noonan established Castle Crystal, a manufacturer of quality crystal products. Originally from Fermoy, Peter had gained...

Memories from the Archives – September 1999

John Mandeville’s statue in New Square, Mitchelstown was set for a major facelift to pay tribute to the great man. Jimmy Ryan, chairman of the...

Memories from the Archives – September 1995

Four locals were among the Cork minor hurling panel, which overwhelmed traditional rivals, Kilkenny, 2-10 to 1-2, in the All-Ireland final at Croke Park...

21 Years Ago – a look back at May 1995

The Avondhu carried a column in May 1995, penned by Eamonn McCarthy, Kildorrery and Priscilla Sweeney, Fermoy who were living abroad in Australia at...

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