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#1973

This personal ad burn from 1973 still packs a punch, 40 years later

We wouldn’t want to be Sue, wherever she is these days.

From TheJournal.ie US abortion rate at lowest since 1973 Abortion

US abortion rate at lowest since 1973

The rates fell in almost all states, coinciding with fewer pregnancies.

From TheJournal.ie Man convicted of the 1973 sectarian murder of Eileen Doherty in Belfast Eileen Doherty

Man convicted of the 1973 sectarian murder of Eileen Doherty in Belfast

Eileen, 19, was shot by gunmen who hijacked a taxi she was taking home from the Ormeau Road to Andersonstown in September 40 years ago.

What did the Taoiseach want for lunch in 1973?

One thing he wanted was an “appropriate soup”…

How much was a round of drinks in 1973?

Let’s look at the Taoiseach’s drink bill to find out…