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Sony announces game-streaming service Playstation Now
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Sony announces game-streaming service Playstation Now

Jan 7th 2014, 6:44 PM 10,793 Views 32 Comments

The service will allow Sony users to stream and play old Playstation games on their PS4, PS3, PS Vita, Bravia TVs, smartphones, and tablets.

18 of our favourite sporting Christmas presents as kids
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# Cup Champions

18 of our favourite sporting Christmas presents as kids

Dec 23rd 2013, 9:30 AM 3,018 Views 3 Comments

From Subutteo to Roller Blades and everything in between.

15 toys from your childhood that are worth a fortune now
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# Retro

15 toys from your childhood that are worth a fortune now

Dec 2nd 2013, 9:30 PM 95,988 Views 94 Comments

Well, compared to what you paid for them anyway.

The new multi-coloured Sochi Olympics uniforms are pretty awful
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# Retro Gone Wrong

The new multi-coloured Sochi Olympics uniforms are pretty awful

Oct 30th 2013, 12:55 PM 3,160 Views 4 Comments

There are 100 days to go until the Winter Games get underway. And this what the volunteers will have to wear.

Power-ranking 9 of our favourite childhood table-top sports games
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# Retro

Power-ranking 9 of our favourite childhood table-top sports games

Oct 27th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,469 Views 6 Comments

From Subbuteo to table hockey, we’ve ranked our favourites.

Your favourite old ESB ad gets the voiceover treatment
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# She's Electric

Your favourite old ESB ad gets the voiceover treatment

Oct 10th 2013, 7:31 AM 5,527 Views 5 Comments

I think I’m goin’ back, to the things I learned so well… in my yooooouth…

11 of THOSE hairstyles we all deeply regret
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# Short Back And Sides

11 of THOSE hairstyles we all deeply regret

Sep 29th 2013, 1:00 PM 42,624 Views 51 Comments

Oh, the horror. The horror.

Your retro Manchester United team photo of the day
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# Nostalgia

Your retro Manchester United team photo of the day

Sep 28th 2013, 10:07 AM 3,552 Views 11 Comments

Stay classy, 1982.

8 retro lunchboxes you wanted in primary school
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8 retro lunchboxes you wanted in primary school

Sep 17th 2013, 1:23 AM 18,267 Views 22 Comments

These certainly are a blast from the past. Spot any familiar ones?

These Irish ads from the early 90s will take you back
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# Nostalgia

These Irish ads from the early 90s will take you back

Aug 26th 2013, 7:00 PM 7,309 Views 0 Comments

Can you sing along with the Cadet song?

Reeling in the Irish Open Years: a history in 4 minutes
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# Irish Open 2013

Reeling in the Irish Open Years: a history in 4 minutes

Jun 23rd 2013, 8:15 AM 1,435 Views 1 Comment

As we get ready to head to Carton House next week, here’s a clip of some of the tournament’s most memorable moments.

On this night in 1996 you were listening to... Smashing Pumpkins
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# Friday Flashback

On this night in 1996 you were listening to... Smashing Pumpkins

May 24th 2013, 10:30 PM 12,919 Views 96 Comments

A Friday Flashback to get your weekend started…

John Hinde: Nostalgic images are not just for Ireland
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# Postcard Perfect

John Hinde: Nostalgic images are not just for Ireland

May 19th 2013, 9:45 AM 13,145 Views 10 Comments

London and Amsterdam will see exhibition of shots from major landmarks around England and, of course, Ireland.

17 things we'd like to see revived in sport
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# Retro

17 things we'd like to see revived in sport

May 17th 2013, 10:30 AM 3,183 Views 4 Comments

Ridiculously long shorts and other phenomena we miss.

Google gets us hooked on classic Atari game
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# Atari Breakout

Google gets us hooked on classic Atari game

May 14th 2013, 1:31 PM 15,846 Views 11 Comments

Search engine ‘Easter Egg’ lets users play Atari Breakout to celebrate the game’s 37th birthday.

8 everyday items you'll probably never see again
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# Yellow Pack

8 everyday items you'll probably never see again

May 3rd 2013, 8:30 PM 46,436 Views 110 Comments

Does anyone have a spare floppy disc?

Is this the coolest photography in Ireland?
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Is this the coolest photography in Ireland?

Apr 21st 2013, 9:15 AM 43,203 Views 56 Comments

Tired of the same old digital imagery, cameraman Alex Sapienza turned to 100-year-old wetplate photography to create the ultimate retro portraits.

Thank your lucky stars you're not in these family photos
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# Things Could Be Worse

Thank your lucky stars you're not in these family photos

Mar 31st 2013, 6:30 PM 25,701 Views 36 Comments

Things could be worse this Easter weekend.

VIDEO: So, what happened the last time we met Austria?
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# Ireland V Austria

VIDEO: So, what happened the last time we met Austria?

Mar 25th 2013, 11:09 AM 2,197 Views 3 Comments

The best thing about these two matches is, unquestionably, Toni Polster’s magnificent head of hair.

7 amazing things you got for free as a kid
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# The Best Things In Life Are Free

7 amazing things you got for free as a kid

Mar 17th 2013, 8:15 PM 35,711 Views 92 Comments

They filled you with happiness.

Remember Sensible Soccer? Here’s how some of Ireland’s most famous goals would look
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# Retro

Remember Sensible Soccer? Here’s how some of Ireland’s most famous goals would look

Feb 28th 2013, 7:00 PM 9,790 Views 22 Comments

Add one part football geekdom and one part happy memories, and this is what you get.

Retro advert alert: Clarks Magic Steps
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# Magic Shoes?

Retro advert alert: Clarks Magic Steps

Feb 27th 2013, 5:08 PM 3,195 Views 4 Comments

Princess, help us…

9 deadly ways to disguise your iPhone
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# On The Case

9 deadly ways to disguise your iPhone

Jan 16th 2013, 10:00 PM 29,645 Views 45 Comments

What do you mean you don’t have a cover on it?!?

Top readers' comments of the week
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Top readers' comments of the week

Dec 22nd 2012, 11:00 AM 5,237 Views 7 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the funniest, most thought-provoking and interesting comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?

VIDEO: What mobile phones were like in 1989 – and 8 places to use them
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# Revolutionary

VIDEO: What mobile phones were like in 1989 – and 8 places to use them

Sep 25th 2012, 10:30 AM 16,397 Views 25 Comments

According to this advert for a suitcase-sized mobile.

In pics: The early gadgets of the housework revolution
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In pics: The early gadgets of the housework revolution

Jun 3rd 2012, 9:15 AM 5,888 Views 11 Comments

Electric coffee dispenser in your car? Dish AND clothes washing machine? These was the early (domestic) appliances of science…

You wanted a book of John Hinde postcards? You got it.
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You wanted a book of John Hinde postcards? You got it.

Apr 30th 2012, 7:00 AM 13,062 Views 20 Comments

Photographic arm of classic postcard company has made its way back out of examinership – and has produced a collectors’ book… on the suggestion of TheJournal.ie readers.

9 fashion trends from the Nineties we'll never forget
# The Way We Were
# The Way We Were

9 fashion trends from the Nineties we'll never forget

Apr 28th 2012, 9:15 AM 32,189 Views 56 Comments

Mood rings, flannel shirts and combats – what ’90s trends do you love the best? We take a look at some of our favourites. Sort of.

44 days to Euro 2012: Panini porn
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44 days to Euro 2012: Panini porn

Apr 25th 2012, 2:30 PM 1,323 Views 0 Comments

Is there a sight more satisfying than that of a completed sticker album?

Because he's retiring, here's your Trevor Mortimer throwback pic of the day
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Because he's retiring, here's your Trevor Mortimer throwback pic of the day

Apr 24th 2012, 3:12 PM 1,574 Views 1 Comment

The Mayo veteran, who last played in the All-Ireland semi-final defeat to Kerry, is hanging up his boots.

8 trends from the 1990s we're happy disappeared
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# The Way We Were

8 trends from the 1990s we're happy disappeared

Apr 21st 2012, 3:00 PM 18,804 Views 79 Comments

The trends we wish time forgot, like Beanie Babies, Pogs, Pokemon and Troll Dolls…

Fake Retro Gangster Pic of the Day
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# Pic Of The Day

Fake Retro Gangster Pic of the Day

Mar 25th 2012, 10:00 AM 4,953 Views 6 Comments

No comment.

VIDEO: A drive down Grafton Street, Dublin, in 1976
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# Driving In Dublin

VIDEO: A drive down Grafton Street, Dublin, in 1976

Dec 20th 2011, 8:08 AM 9,067 Views 26 Comments

Reader Max McQuillan sent in this cool video of his father and a friend driving around Dublin’s city centre in the 1970s.

Learn bike safety through the medium of... rap
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# Work Can Wait

Learn bike safety through the medium of... rap

Oct 7th 2011, 12:24 PM 206 Views 2 Comments

Irish kids had Judge from Wanderly Wagon to teach them about road safety – American kids of the 1990s had rap. White rap.

The best of The Open: Harrington retains his title
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The best of The Open: Harrington retains his title

Jul 9th 2011, 3:56 PM 96 Views 0 Comments

With The Open Championship teeing off at Sandwich next Thursday, The Score starts looking back at the best video clips from past tournaments.

Scholar compares Papa Smurf to Stalin, calls Smurfs racists
# Smurfs
# Smurfs

Scholar compares Papa Smurf to Stalin, calls Smurfs racists

Jun 6th 2011, 2:15 PM 981 Views 2 Comments

A French academic is coming under fire for suggesting that that Smurfette and co are anti-semitic Nazis.

Dry your Tiny Tears: these are the top childhood toys
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# Toyshow

Dry your Tiny Tears: these are the top childhood toys

Nov 26th 2010, 12:54 PM 1,520 Views 0 Comments

As the Late Late Toy Show reconvenes on RTE tonight, TheJournal.ie gets misty-eyed at the memory of Manta Force, Sindy, Mr Frosty and the Big Red Fun Bus.