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Memories from the Archives – a look back at September 1995

A major fracas broke out in Fermoy on Patrick Street and around the town centre, following a planned Garda raid on the Gasworks pub,...

Memories from the Archives – a look back at August 1995

The ‘water crisis’ effecting Fermoy town was reported to be so bad, that a newly opened advance factory located at Cork Road, was only...

21 Years Ago – a look back at August 1995

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

21 Years Ago – a look back at July 1995

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 July 1995

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

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

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

‘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 June 1995

‘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 June 1995

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

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