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21 Years Ago – A look back at June 1995

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 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...

21 Years Ago – a look back at May 1995

Tallow Scouts were celebrating a major achievement, winning the prestigious Fearghaill/O’Farrell Regional Shield competition. The Tallow unit, ‘23rd Waterford’, captured the title and the...

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...

21 Years Ago – a look back at May 1995

Fermoy Credit Union were awarded ‘Best Credit Union in Ireland’ for 1995, taking the much coveted title amid stiff competition from almost 500 organisations...

21 Years Ago – a look back at April 1995

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

21 Years Ago – a look back at April 1995

An attempted armed robbery on the road between Conna and Rathcormac was being investigated by gardai. A van delivery driver was the victim, after...

21 Years Ago – A look back at April 1995

Glowing tributes were paid to those who risked life and limb to save an elderly woman and her Down Syndrome son from a blazing...

21 Years Ago – A look back at March 1995

The March 30th edition of The Avondhu in 1995, carried an exclusive report titled ‘Lucrative ostrich farming confirmed for Kilworth Ranges’. Good news in...

March 1995 – 21 years ago – a look back

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...

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