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24 ways 2017 is about to make you feel reaaaally old

Ah shite.

ANOTHER YEAR, ANOTHER step on the descent to old age. Here’s a few home truths.


1. Once was released 10 years ago in March

2. And the Garage, in October

3. Ten years ago, Daft Punk, Muse,The Killers, Queens of the Stone Age, and Snow Patrol all headlined Oxegen.


4. While Nine Inch Nails and Foo Fighters played Marlay Park in August

5. It’s been ten years since Jerry Seinfeld appeared on the Late Late Toy Show and Pat Kenny introduced him as Jerry Seinfield

6. Let’s go deeper, in November, it’ll be 20 years since Mary McAleese first became President

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7. Bertie Ahern first became Taoiseach 20 years ago. Take yer jokes to the comments

8. A Scare At Bedtime hit our screens 20 years ago

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9. And Quinnsworth closed its doors for the last time

10. Dustin and Joe Dolan hit number one with Good Looking Woman

11. Speaking of Joe, his 10 year anniversary will hit us in December

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12. Not feeling old yet? Johnny Logan won the Eurovision 30 YEARS AGO with Hold Me Now

13. Roddy Doyle published The Commitments in 1987

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14. The same year Shane Long was born

15. And U2 released The Joshua Tree 30 years ago

16. Which was also the first year of the Irish National Lottery

17. Internationally, the first iPhone was announced 10 years ago, can you even imagine life without it?

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18. And the final Harry Potter book, the Deathly Hallows, was released in July 2007

19. It will be ten years since the Order of the Phoenix was released, along with Spider man 3 and Shrek the Third. THE THIRD.

20. Speaking of movies, Titanic will be 20 this year



21. Add Men in Black and Jurassic Park, The Lost World to that list.

22. This year’s Junior Certs were born in 2002 so weren’t alive for the millennium

23. They’ll have no memory of Nadine forgetting her passport on Popstars

It happened in 2001.

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24. Maniac 2000 is a CLASSIC to them

Yeah OK, we feel old now.

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