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#1980s

This 80s footage of Irish teens explaining the difference Goths and Cureheads is amazing
# 1980s
# 1980s

This 80s footage of Irish teens explaining the difference Goths and Cureheads is amazing

Feb 16th 2018, 3:51 PM 7,775 Views 2 Comments

Want to know what a Curehead is?

Health Board knew girl was being sexually abused in her home but didn't tell gardaí
# Karen's Story
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# Karen's Story

Health Board knew girl was being sexually abused in her home but didn't tell gardaí

Feb 23rd 2016, 6:00 AM 99,416 Views 78 Comments

“‘Grace’ is no isolated incident. I know – the same thing happened to me”.

How well do you know your 80s footballers?
# Quiz
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# Quiz

How well do you know your 80s footballers?

Oct 17th 2015, 9:30 PM 43,051 Views 34 Comments

They were the days of big hair and short shorts.

This hideous beige 1980s kitchen? It's now a museum piece
# Feeling Old
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# Feeling Old

This hideous beige 1980s kitchen? It's now a museum piece

Mar 22nd 2015, 6:00 PM 37,414 Views 32 Comments

That was three decades ago. In the last century.

Ads for Transformer toys and Barbie's Star Traveller were a big worry in the 1980s....
# Recession
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# Recession

Ads for Transformer toys and Barbie's Star Traveller were a big worry in the 1980s....

Dec 28th 2014, 11:30 AM 15,825 Views 13 Comments

The country was in the midst of a recession with unemployment up to 16.1%.

Opinion: Pop culture is saturated with throwbacks to the 1960s right now – but why?
# Culture
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# Culture

Opinion: Pop culture is saturated with throwbacks to the 1960s right now – but why?

Nov 8th 2014, 7:00 PM 62 Views 13 Comments

Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar is in part an ode to the decade – while shows like Mad Men and traces of ’60s sci-fi dystopian themes in literature also highlight how we’re drawn to the era.

13 reasons things were easier in the eighties
# Smash Hits
# Smash Hits

13 reasons things were easier in the eighties

Jul 11th 2014, 1:00 PM 24,484 Views 27 Comments

I got love for you if you were born in the…

Pics: Gardaí find stolen art from the 1980s but aren't sure where it's from
# Art Haul
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# Art Haul

Pics: Gardaí find stolen art from the 1980s but aren't sure where it's from

Jun 19th 2014, 1:08 PM 11,259 Views 17 Comments

Own a hotel or stately home? It may be yours.

Remember 1988... in seventeen minutes
# Reeling In The Years
# Reeling In The Years

Remember 1988... in seventeen minutes

May 3rd 2014, 4:25 PM 4,373 Views 2 Comments

A video for ’80s children everywhere.

Here's the first trailer for Graham Linehan's new Irish comedy The Walshes
# The Walshes
# The Walshes

Here's the first trailer for Graham Linehan's new Irish comedy The Walshes

Feb 21st 2014, 12:57 PM 3,362 Views 1 Comment

And it looks a bit great.

11 things that made you posh in 1980s Ireland
# Avocado Suite
# Avocado Suite

11 things that made you posh in 1980s Ireland

Feb 15th 2014, 8:15 PM 77,523 Views 141 Comments

Was this your house? No, it was probably your fancy neighbours.

12 playground battles every child of the 1990s will understand
# Daddy Or Chips?
# Daddy Or Chips?

12 playground battles every child of the 1990s will understand

Feb 9th 2014, 9:30 AM 22,659 Views 34 Comments

Whose side were you on?

17 toys that might make you cry with nostalgia
# Remember These?
# Remember These?

17 toys that might make you cry with nostalgia

Dec 25th 2013, 6:00 PM 53,890 Views 47 Comments

OOF! Right in the childhood.

Are you one of these toy testers from the 1980 Toy Show?
# It Could Be You
# It Could Be You

Are you one of these toy testers from the 1980 Toy Show?

Nov 26th 2013, 5:06 PM 2,791 Views 0 Comments

RTE wants YOU.

Waterford: Gardaí arrest man in connection with sexual assault complaints
# Arrest
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# Arrest

Waterford: Gardaí arrest man in connection with sexual assault complaints

May 17th 2013, 10:54 AM 8,568 Views 9 Comments

The man is in his 60s and was arrested in Waterford City today.

6 nuggets of wisdom from 1980s Don Draper
# Mad Men
# Mad Men

6 nuggets of wisdom from 1980s Don Draper

May 3rd 2013, 2:27 PM 5,397 Views 0 Comments

They’re not A Team. They’re THE Team.

Aaron McKenna: We must sacrifice industrial peace to save the nation
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: We must sacrifice industrial peace to save the nation

Apr 20th 2013, 8:00 AM 28 Views 160 Comments

We have been treating nurses and gardai as equal in importance to receptionists and quango directors, they are not equal in importance, writes Aaron McKenna.

VIDEO: If you grew up in the 80s, you'll like this
# 80s Flashback
# 80s Flashback

VIDEO: If you grew up in the 80s, you'll like this

Mar 26th 2013, 9:45 AM 5,041 Views 6 Comments

“Using firelighters, where’d you think we’re living in, Dynasty or something?”

Column: Ireland’s relationship with Britain has moved on. Let’s not fall back
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Column: Ireland’s relationship with Britain has moved on. Let’s not fall back

Jan 8th 2013, 7:00 AM 632 Views 119 Comments

We should be over our outrage at petty jibes by now, writes John Verling. Both countries have grown up.

6 videos that perfectly sum up a 1980s Irish childhood
# Growing Pains
# Growing Pains

6 videos that perfectly sum up a 1980s Irish childhood

Oct 4th 2012, 11:22 AM 16,861 Views 25 Comments

Disco dancing, sharp fashions and meeting local politicians. (Warning: Includes a young Brian Cowen)

Video: 6 old school Dallas moments
# It's Back
# It's Back

Video: 6 old school Dallas moments

Aug 19th 2012, 6:00 PM 6,787 Views 13 Comments

Dallas is set to be back on our screens in the Autumn – but the new series has a lot to contend with after these golden nuggets of TV history…

VIDEO: Here's what you should do in the sunshine today
# Whoaa
# Whoaa

VIDEO: Here's what you should do in the sunshine today

Jul 27th 2012, 9:17 AM 3,030 Views 0 Comments

Let these totally radular dudes from the 1980s show you.

VIDEO: 6 things to love about ET
# Et
# Et

VIDEO: 6 things to love about ET

Jun 2nd 2012, 12:00 PM 2,148 Views 0 Comments

It’s been 30 years since ET hit our screens back in 1982. He’ll never grow up for us.

Column: When Bob Marley came to Dublin, things changed for me
# Read Me
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# Read Me

Column: When Bob Marley came to Dublin, things changed for me

May 12th 2012, 7:00 PM 3,943 Views 20 Comments

Bob Marley’s 1980 concert at Dalymount Park shook up a conservative Ireland. Denis Buckley remembers his schoolboy trip to the gig, just months before Marley’s death.

Video: Why don't the Defence Forces make recruitment ads like this any more?
# We Want You
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# We Want You

Video: Why don't the Defence Forces make recruitment ads like this any more?

May 12th 2012, 8:45 AM 9,143 Views 51 Comments

With iconic shots and a funky remix of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony you’d be hard pressed to not want to sign up with the Defence Forces after watching this…

In pictures: Presenting... Pop icons of the 1980s
# Flashback
# Flashback

In pictures: Presenting... Pop icons of the 1980s

Apr 15th 2012, 3:30 PM 11,423 Views 14 Comments

Kylie was with Jason. George Michael was with Pepsi. Everyone made their own costumes. This is how pop stars should look, right?

RIP Bob Holness: Our top 5 favourite moments from Blockbusters
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# Blockbusters

RIP Bob Holness: Our top 5 favourite moments from Blockbusters

Jan 6th 2012, 6:54 PM 12,908 Views 15 Comments

The presenter of the hugely popular Blockbusters quiz show died today. Here’s our picks for the top 5 best Blockbusters moments (including a surreal moment with Zig and Zag).

The DeLorean is relaunched - and this time it's electric
# DeLorean
# DeLorean

The DeLorean is relaunched - and this time it's electric

Oct 20th 2011, 11:59 AM 550 Views 3 Comments

Great Scott! The world’s most-epic car goes electric…