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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...

21 Years Ago – a look back at June 1995

Mitchelstown was suffering from an empty beer barrel epidemic – The Avondhu investigating the proliferation of barrels strew around the New Square area, following...

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...

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