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18 photos that remind you what Irish TV was like a decade ago

2007 and we are all ancient.

1. You couldn’t turn on the telly in 2007 without encountering the “I don’t know what a tracker mortgage is” ad

212 Source: YouTube

Good times.

2. This was the cast of RTÉ’s Celebrity Jigs and Reels

12/12/2007. RTE's Celebrity Jigs n Reels Source: RollingNews.ie

3. Jake Stevens of Naked Camera was everywhere

jake Source: Youtube

4. The Panel was the go-to current affairs comedy show on RTÉ

thepanel Source: YouTube


5. This man was still at the helm of the Late Late

patll Source: YouTube

6. And Boyzone reunited on those weird tube-like Late Late seats

patll2 Source: Youtube

7. It was the year Xposé launched on TV3

xposetv3 Source: YouTube

8. And the classic RTÉ soccer panel were still in situ

panelit Source: Youtube

9. You could never forget the set on Tubridy Tonight

tonight Source: YouTube

It looked like New York in the backdrop.

10. Remember Soupy Norman?

soupy Source: RTE

Dubbed comedy has never hit the heights again.

11. This was the 2007 version of The Den

panelit2 Source: YouTube

12. Where Quizone was going strong – pitting children in jumpsuits against each for much of the ’00s

panelit3 Source: Youtube

13. The big telly face off that year was, of course…

18/5/2007. Election 2007 TV Debates Source: RollingNews.ie

14. And another comedy double act reigned supreme

podge Source: YouTube

15. David McWilliams was leading the line of celeb economists on the Late Late

davidmcw Source: RTE

16. And Morgan Kelly had his Roadrunner analogy on Prime Time

morgan Source: RTÉ

Nailed it.

17. We were coming to the bitter end of You’re A Star

koda Source: YouTube

With the future Kodaline going deep in the competition.

18. And finally… the excellent 2007 time capsule that is Dan & Becs started and ended this year

2007 Source: YouTube

Oh, memories.

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