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The most exciting things that happened to you as a kid

Anyone remember the Beat on the Street?

DID THE 2FM Beat on the Street ever come to your town, you lucky divils?

The open-air travelling roadshow brought fierce excitement to many an Irish town in the late eighties and nineties.

This week a memory from the Beat on the Street in Waterford was shared on Reddit:

It got us thinking what the most exciting things that happened to you when you were growing up…

Someone you knew was on Winning Streak or Where in the World


There was a dog in the school yard

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You got through to Longwave Radio Atlantic 252  and they played your request

The carnival came to town, and you had a fiver to spend

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You got something in the post

The teacher pushed the telly on wheels into the classroom

You sent a letter complaining about some sweets and the company sent you some free sweets

This wasn’t an urban myth you know? It actually happened.

You managed to collect an entire set of Panini stickers


You had unlimited access to a bouncy castle

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This is only a tiny snippet of some of the greatest things that happened to you as a kid. Tell us your memories in the comments section…

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