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13 treats every Irish kid grew up wanting in their lunchbox

Maaaaaam. Pleeeeeaase.

1. Dairylea Lunchables

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It doesn’t make any sense. Why couldn’t we have just eaten a bloody sandwich, like normal people?

2. And their close cousins, the Dunkers

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The salt and vinegar ones. We’ll say no more.

3. Frubes

Reliving my youth #fromagefrais #frubes #blastfromthepast #childhood #yummy

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It’s Petit Filous in tuuuuuubes! So why can’t I have it mam? Maaaamm!

4. Cheestrings

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Jury’s still out on whether this was actually cheese. Hands up if you crave the smokey bacon flavour regardless.

5. Calvita/Laughing Cow triangles

Having some yummy #laughingcow #cheese. #yum #food #sandwhich #wholemeal #healthy

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A boring product made exciting by its triangle form. The novelty!

6. Rolo or Milky Bar ‘yogurts’

Dessert, concealing itself in the dairy aisle.

7. Babybel

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Ba-ba-ba, ba-Babybel! Again, just cheese. But that wax…

8. Wagon Wheels

Kovboykeks 😋 #wagonwheels #haventtastedoneinyears #childhoodcandy #bringsbackmemories #tastie #yummy

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If you could get away with having chocolate of any sort in your lunch box, this was your choice.

9. Sunny D

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This was fine by your parents until those rumours about it turning your skin yellow started. After that, it was never seen in your house again.

10. Penguin bars

A great start to the week - lovely Emma has brought in #Penguins for #Penguins! #penguinbar #classicsnack #happymonday

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And everyone would quieten down to hear the joke.

11. The Muller Corners that pretty much had sweets in them

⚪️⚫️ #crunchcorner

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Sure, you could get the ones with the fruit compote or whatever, but you WANTED the ones with chocolate biscuit or toffee hoops.

12. Fruit Winders

Happy Saturday Morning! 🙂🌤💛 #FruitWinders #Kellogs 😋🇬🇧➡️🇵🇭

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‘Fruit’. LOL, Kellogg’s – good one!

13.  Rice Krispie Squares

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Another thing that you tried to convince your mother was NOT a sweet. Rice Krispies are cereal! Cereal = not a sweet!

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