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# ten years on
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 YouTube YouTube

Good times.

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

12/12/2007. RTE's Celebrity Jigs n Reels

3. Jake Stevens of Naked Camera was everywhere

jake Youtube Youtube

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

thepanel YouTube YouTube


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

patll YouTube YouTube

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

patll2 Youtube Youtube

7. It was the year Xposé launched on TV3

xposetv3 YouTube YouTube

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

panelit Youtube Youtube

9. You could never forget the set on Tubridy Tonight

tonight YouTube YouTube

It looked like New York in the backdrop.

10. Remember Soupy Norman?

soupy RTE RTE

Dubbed comedy has never hit the heights again.

11. This was the 2007 version of The Den

panelit2 YouTube YouTube

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

panelit3 Youtube Youtube

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

18/5/2007. Election 2007 TV Debates

14. And another comedy double act reigned supreme

podge YouTube YouTube

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

davidmcw RTE RTE

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

morgan RTÉ RTÉ

Nailed it.

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

koda YouTube 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 YouTube YouTube

Oh, memories.

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