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#1979

From TheJournal.ie I was there when Irish journalists sang for the Pope. I can confirm there was no drink taken John Paul II

I was there when Irish journalists sang for the Pope. I can confirm there was no drink taken

Irish journalists were granted a special midnight audience with Pope John Paul II out at a Navan Road convent school, Éanna Brophy recalls.

From TheJournal.ie Camping at the Phoenix Park and sitting in the Popemobile: Memories of John Paul II's visit 1979

Camping at the Phoenix Park and sitting in the Popemobile: Memories of John Paul II's visit

One family was allowed to skip the queue in the Phoenix Park because their car was full of Pope-related items.

From The42 Iran's largest football stadium to admit thousands of women for the first time since 1979 Breakthrough

Iran's largest football stadium to admit thousands of women for the first time since 1979

More than 10,000 tickets were expected to be put on sale for Wednesday’s screening.

From The42 'If we can pull this one off, it will be a little bit special for this group' Sydney Decider

'If we can pull this one off, it will be a little bit special for this group'

Joe Schmidt spoke to legendary Ireland out-half Ollie Campbell about the last series success in 1979.

From TheJournal.ie Remembering the pirate days: 'The last time you heard him on air could have been the first' ARD

Remembering the pirate days: 'The last time you heard him on air could have been the first'

Like most of our best DJs, Tony Fenton started underground.

Here’s what you were enjoying on this day 15 years ago

Or 25 years ago, or even 35…

From TheJournal.ie Penney’s, helping the Irish economy since 1979 Thanks Penneys

Penney’s, helping the Irish economy since 1979

It’s a reciprocated love is all we’re saying.