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Memories From The Archives – January 1999

A political storm dominated North Cork life 21 years ago as a selection debacle hit one political party. Preparations were under way for Fianna Fail in the Fermoy Electoral Area for the 1999 Local Elections. But the selection process for the party was thrown into disarray when a High

yesterday 17:19
MacSwiney's influence on Gandhi to be celebrated

India's Republic Day celebrations will take place in Cork today.

An event marking the unique relationship between Ireland and India will take place today in City Hall.

India's Republic Day will be celebrated at City Hall today as part of Cork City

yesterday 11:43
Concerned residents worried about vacant houses

Residents of Richmond Hill, Fermoy are concerned that three terraced houses which line the side of that road and have been vacant for some years now, are the site of possible anti-social behaviour.

One local described how teenagers have recently begun to enter these houses, and

2020-01-25 12:43
Great experience for our homeside

FERMOY F.C.

St Patrick’s Athletic FC were the visitors to Carrig Park over the weekend as part of their pre-season campaign. 

The visitors came away with the win in what was a great learning experience for our players.

The home side was made up of both seniors and

2020-01-24 14:40
VW Commercial Vehicles: stable deliveries across 2019 as a whole

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivered 491,600 light commercial vehicles to customers across the globe in the 2019 trading year. The brand thus finished a narrow 1.6% below the level of the previous year (499,700).

While the company recorded modest growth in the European markets, the

2020-01-24 13:37
Leap year affecting disability charity

Anna O'Shea, Elaine Murphy, Bebhinn Geary, Caoimhe Suipéil, Leona Morey and Ina Wolfe encouraging communities and families to sign up to the 300,000 Step Challenge. Photo: Darragh Kane

A charity which works with people with intellectual disabilities needs another €150,000 this year

2020-01-24 13:16
Funds ‘not imminent’ for Rathcormac flood relief

Councillors attending a meeting of the Northern Committee in Mallow this week, heard that for Rathcormac, funding for flood relief projects ‘may still be some years away’.

Under the OPW’s Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management (CFRAM) Programme, up to €1 billion

2020-01-24 11:31
Disaster averted as Mitchelstown blaze caught in time

A swift response from Mitchelstown Fire Brigade averted disaster as a blaze burst an oil tank at the rear of shops on the town’s main street earlier this week. 

The incident on Monday afternoon, January 20th saw four units of the fire service, two from Mitchelstown and another two from

2020-01-23 18:43
“It was genuinely a feeling wondering if we’d ever get back. That’s why the 2015 victory meant so much to everyone” – Waterford’s Michelle Ryan

By Declan Rooney

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, a novel could be written on Michelle Ryan’s time with Waterford ladies football.

After 19 seasons togging out for the county, the languages teacher at Blackwater Community School in Lismore called it quits this month,

2020-01-23 15:34
General election hits the streets of Fermoy

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar visited Fermoy on Tuesday as part of his whirlwind tour around the country.

Before he arrived, The Avondhu took to the streets to talk to people about the upcoming election. 

Of the people who spoke with us, overwhelmingly there was a sense of

2020-01-23 14:31
Dairygold and ASA host Dairy 2020 event

Dairygold and the Agricultural Science Association (ASA) hosted a Dairy 2020 event on Tuesday, 21st January at the Dairygold Agribusiness Centre in Lombardstown, Mallow, Co. Cork. 

The event featured a range of speakers from across the dairy industry discussing pertinent issues for

2020-01-23 13:28
Glanmire GAA receives 5-year sponsorship deal

2020 brings the start of a new decade and with that, a real sense of optimism. None more so than for Ken Grandon and his team at Grandons Toyota Glanmire, who are embarking on new and exciting journeys on a number of fronts.

As Toyota expand their growing range of hybrid vehicles, Grandons

2020-01-23 12:25
Ryan blasts Niall Collins and Micheal Martin as ‘selfish and greedy’

Limerick councillor Eddie Ryan, has lashed out at Micheal Martin, Niall Collins and the Fianna Fail party for what he calls ‘selfish and greedy’ treatment of his Dail campaign.

Cllr Ryan from Galbally was announced as running mate with Limerick poll topper Niall Collins on

2020-01-23 11:22
Saturday vote ‘step in right direction’

A brick was thrown through the office of Senator Colm Burke on Sunday evening.

Holding General Election 2020 on a Saturday isn’t going to massively improve voter turnout.

That’s the opinion of Dr Theresa Reidy, a political scientist in the Department of Government at UCC,

2020-01-23 11:01
Belle of the buzzer

Belle Noir, featuring Jasmine Gur, Sarah Goodwin, and Emily Jordan-Patrikios, performing on ‘The Voice UK’. Photo: Rachel Joseph/ITV

A Ballincoliig native has expressed her delight after graduating from the blind auditions on the latest season of ‘The Voice UK’.

Sarah

2020-01-23 11:01
REVIEW: Kia Xceed

by Seán Creedon

Korean company Kia had a great end to 2019 when their e-Soul was voted Continental Irish Car of the Year, the first time that an electric car won this prestigious award.

Kia’s e-Niro also did very well in the voting to make it a great year for the company, who

2020-01-23 09:16
Daily News
Throw-in time for National Leagues

Football Hurling Elsewhere

The phoney war is over as the pre-season competitions are over for another year, indeed there is a view they should be scrapped altogether, that however is a discussion for another day. As it is, the opening games of the Allianz National Leagues will kick-start

2020-01-24 19:34
Who is Cork's best underage star?

Annaliese Murphy is nominated for 2019 Youth Sports Star of the Year after winning bronze with Ireland at the Under 20 Women’s European Basketball Championships.

Every sports person has to start somewhere and 2019 was certainly an exceptional year for Cork's young sports stars. This

2020-01-23 12:04
Cork South Central

Cllr Paudie Dineen, Independent

Cllr Lorna Bogue, Green Party

Senator Jerry Buttimer, Fine Gael

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD, Sinn Féin

Bobby Murray Walsh, People Before Profit

Ciara Kennedy, Labour

1) Why are you running? 2) If elected, what are you hoping to

2020-01-23 12:04
Dark week on Leeside

Recent weeks have seen a surge in violent crime in Cork.

A recent assault where a man was beaten and set alight in Mayfield is just one of a recent spate of violent crimes in Cork city.

Father of three Keith Greaney is in a serious condition in CUH after he was dragged from his bed

2020-01-23 12:04
Educational land meetings planned

Talks are to continue between City Hall and the Department of Education about using land for educational uses on Leeside, it has been confirmed.

It comes after a meeting took place in November between Cork City Council and representatives from the Department of Education about the

2020-01-23 11:01
Hall of Fame – Dr Tom Cavanagh

At the Cork Person of the Year gala awards function on Friday at the Rochestown Park Hotel, Dr Tom Cavanagh from Fermoy was inducted into the Hall of Fame.

He becomes only the third Corkman to enter the Hall of Fame in the 27 year history of the awards scheme, others being Ted Crosbie

2020-01-22 19:37
Work to begin soon on James Street Car Park

The long wait for work to commence on a new car park at James Street, Mitchelstown could be at an end.

At this month’s Municipal Authority meeting, held in Mitchelstown on Tuesday, members heard the news that the project was set to get the green light and work would commence

2020-01-22 19:37
Latest news from Cork
yesterday 17:19 Memories From The Archives – January 1999
yesterday 11:43 MacSwiney's influence on Gandhi to be celebrated
2020-01-25 12:43 Concerned residents worried about vacant houses
2020-01-24 19:34 Throw-in time for National Leagues
2020-01-24 14:40 Great experience for our homeside
2020-01-24 13:37 VW Commercial Vehicles: stable deliveries across 2019 as a whole
2020-01-24 13:16 Leap year affecting disability charity
2020-01-24 11:31 Funds ‘not imminent’ for Rathcormac flood relief
2020-01-24 09:19 'Lessons should be learned' says parents of four-year-old who died of viral infection at crèche
2020-01-23 18:43 Disaster averted as Mitchelstown blaze caught in time
2020-01-23 15:34 “It was genuinely a feeling wondering if we’d ever get back. That’s why the 2015 victory meant so much to everyone” – Waterford’s Michelle Ryan
2020-01-23 14:31 General election hits the streets of Fermoy
2020-01-23 13:28 Dairygold and ASA host Dairy 2020 event
2020-01-23 12:25 Glanmire GAA receives 5-year sponsorship deal
2020-01-23 12:04 Who is Cork's best underage star?
2020-01-23 12:04 Cork South Central
2020-01-23 12:04 Dark week on Leeside
2020-01-23 11:22 Ryan blasts Niall Collins and Micheal Martin as ‘selfish and greedy’
2020-01-23 11:01 Educational land meetings planned
2020-01-23 11:01 Saturday vote ‘step in right direction’
2020-01-23 11:01 Belle of the buzzer
2020-01-23 09:16 REVIEW: Kia Xceed
2020-01-22 19:37 Hall of Fame – Dr Tom Cavanagh
2020-01-22 19:37 Work to begin soon on James Street Car Park
2020-01-22 19:37 Enduring appeal of panto
2020-01-22 19:37 Driving test centre may be on the cards for Fermoy-Mitchelstown area
2020-01-22 19:37 Wind Farm Fury as residents petrified of 22 turbine plan
2020-01-22 14:01 A sprint, not a marathon for UCC centre
2020-01-22 08:04 Star Trek has always shown the present, refracted through a fictional future
2020-01-21 14:13 Cork CAP meeting planned for Ballincollig has been deferred
2020-01-20 13:43 Man attacked and set alight in Mayfield
2020-01-19 14:58 Electric vehicles can present new driving challenges in Winter
2020-01-19 11:49 Memories from the Archives – January 1999
2020-01-18 14:49 Hopes Presentation Convent roof can be saved
2020-01-18 12:43 One in four motorists considering new vehicle purchase in 2020
2020-01-18 12:37 Poll: Do you support post-primary teachers going on strike next month?
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