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Farleys Rusks

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An advertisement for Farley’s Rusks, featuring children playing a life-size game of Snakes & Ladders on an enormous board. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (796)

Carlsberg: Mermaid

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An advertisement for Carlsberg lager, in which the iconic Danish mascot of the brand comes to life. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (704)

Spar: Weekly Deals

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Advertisement for Spar, listing the various discounts available instore that week, including reductions in the price of PG Tips tea, Heinz Baked Beans and Nescafe coffee. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (315)

Club Milk: Have a Cuppa

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Advertisement for Club Milk chocolate bars. A jingle sings ‘If you’re gonna have a cuppa, have a club’, while showing the various ways people enjoy ‘having a cuppa’. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1063)

Macardles: Opposities

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Advertisement in which alternating male and female voice over query a series of opposing scenarios, with accompanying outlandish visuals, each coming to the conclusion that the answer is Macardles. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (344)

Hoffmans: Speedboat

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Advertisement for Hoffman’s lager in which VO explains how Bill has lost his friend Gavin’s speedboat, but continues to smile because he’s drinking a pint of Hoffman’s. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (455)

Ocras

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This powerful documentary in the Irish language examines the history and legacy of the hunger strike by Irish Republicans in the Maze prison in 1981. In this documentary directed by Margo Harkin, the people centrally involved – both inside and outside the H Blocks of Long Kesh prison – reveal the inside story of an […]

TELECOM EIREANN ANTI-VANDALISM ADVERT

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Back in the 1980s long before smart phones were dreamt of and when many houses didn’t have a landline, phone boxes containing payphones were a feature of the rural and urban landscape. In this public information film a youth is in the act of vandalizing a payphone before he is confronted by a gang of […]