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

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

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

From The42 How well do you know your 80s footballers? Quiz

How well do you know your 80s footballers?

They were the days of big hair and short shorts.

From TheJournal.ie This hideous beige 1980s kitchen? It's now a museum piece Feeling Old

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

That was three decades ago. In the last century.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Pop culture is saturated with throwbacks to the 1960s right now – but why? Culture

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Gardaí find stolen art from the 1980s but aren't sure where it's from Art Haul This post contains images

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

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

Remember 1988... in seventeen minutes

A video for ’80s children everywhere.

11 things that made you posh in 1980s Ireland

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

17 toys that might make you cry with nostalgia

OOF! Right in the childhood.

From TheJournal.ie Waterford: Gardaí arrest man in connection with sexual assault complaints Arrest

Waterford: Gardaí arrest man in connection with sexual assault complaints

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

6 nuggets of wisdom from 1980s Don Draper Mad Men

6 nuggets of wisdom from 1980s Don Draper

They’re not A Team. They’re THE Team.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: We must sacrifice industrial peace to save the nation Opinion

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

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.

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

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

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 This post contains videos

6 videos that perfectly sum up a 1980s Irish childhood

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

Video: 6 old school Dallas moments It's Back This post contains videos

Video: 6 old school Dallas moments

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

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

VIDEO: 6 things to love about ET Et This post contains videos

VIDEO: 6 things to love about ET

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: When Bob Marley came to Dublin, things changed for me Read Me

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Video: Why don't the Defence Forces make recruitment ads like this any more? We Want You This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie RIP Bob Holness: Our top 5 favourite moments from Blockbusters Blockbusters

RIP Bob Holness: Our top 5 favourite moments from Blockbusters

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 This post contains videos

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

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