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14 things that should be broadcast on the analogue signal

We’d like to keep a few old familiar faces around.

THE BIG SWITCHOVER to digital television happened today, and the analogue TV signal is officially gone.

We’d like to think that if you haven’t sorted out your Saorview (or other digital provider) yet, you could still whack on the telly and see some familiar faces from down through the years, kind of like nostalgic test cards.

Faces like these…

14 things that should be broadcast on the analogue signal
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  • Zig and Zag

  • Don Conroy

  • Where in the World

  • Bosco

  • Zuppy and Socky (and Emma)

  • Calor Housewife of the Year

  • Glenroe

  • Radharc

  • The Late Late Show

  • Crimecall (and Garda Patrol)

  • Echo Island

  • Anything Goes

  • Scratch Saturday

  • Wanderly Wagon

(Calor Housewife of the Year image via South Dublin County Libraries)

Honorable mentions go to: Johnny Logan in the white suit, newsreaders Don Coburn and Ann Doyle, Kenny Live, Fortycoats, Pajo, Pat Ingoldsby and many many more.

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