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‘Fairness at long last’ says O’Keeffe

‘At long last’ fairness has been brought to the farming and business communities when applying for the Fair Deal Scheme, according to Deputy Kevin...

“Friendship is not about skin colour, or clothes, or religion. It...

Donal O’Keeffe travelled to Longford to meet Aaram and Meryam, a Muslim couple subjected recently to anti-immigrant abuse, who are delighted that so many...

An open letter to Dr Ciaran Byrne, CEO of Inland Fisheries...

Dear Dr Byrne, I write to congratulate Inland Fisheries Ireland on the cancellation of Fermoy Regatta, the first time in 80 years this annual sporting...

Direct Provision and the profits of human misery

Private firms have profited in the hundreds of millions of Euro from keeping human beings in misery, and you and I are paying dearly...

Main parties do well in Local Election

Fianna Fail’s Frank O’Flynn, Deirdre O’Brien and William O’Leary secured three seats on the first count in the Fermoy LEA six-seater constituency but it...

Roche takes 6th seat at Murphy’s expense in Fermoy LEA

While Noel McCarthy of Fine Gael took the first seat in the Fermoy Electoral Area (FEA) Local Elections with plenty to spare...

Make your vote count

With election canvassing campaigns now drawing to a close nationwide as Friday, May 24th looms large, The Avondhu gauged this week how voters were...

New pop-up museum showcases history of local elections

Limerick people will be able to get a glimpse into what local elections were like in the past with a new pop-up museum exhibition...

What politician cares for our past, let alone our future?

It’s that time in the five-year cycle when local and European candidates suddenly remember the electorate. In Fermoy, voters should ask politicians how they...

€19m Childcare Programme Support Payments open for applications

The opening of applications for a €19m fund to support early learning and care and school age childcare providers this summer has been announced....

Fermoy Weir campaigners: “If we didn’t have this petition, we would...

The Oireachtas Public Petitions Committee can’t repair Fermoy Weir, but perhaps it can hold to account those who have endangered it, actively or by...

Trying to nail smoke to a wall: George Soros and conspiracy...

Fool that I am, I got into an argument with some Nazis recently. It was in the wake of a cancelled right-wing rally in Cork,...

All art is quite useless. Good.

All art is quite useless, according to Oscar Wilde. If your first instinct is to follow that line with “Turner 1775 to 1851”, then you...

€15,000 Community Grant for Forrest Hall

Cork County Council have recently announced further allocations of Community Grants for local organisations in the Fermoy Municipal District. 

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