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Are you one of these toy testers from the 1980 Toy Show?

RTE wants YOU.

toyshow Source: RTE Archives

WERE YOU A TOY SHOW tester back in the ’80s? Want to relive the glory all over again?

RTE are trawling back through the archives ahead of the Toy Show this Friday, and they found this little behind-the-scenes gem.

They’re looking for these six children, photographed here with then-presenter Gay Byrne.

If you think you recognise any of the fresh faces in the picture above, email the RTE Archives crew at or contact them via Twitter @RTEArchives.

Come on, ’80s testers. Stand up and be counted.

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