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Maxwell House: Spice Jar

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Advertisement highlighting an offer from Maxwell House coffee, in which customers can collect free spice jars with every 2 ounces of Maxwell House they buy. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (226)

Schweppes: The Slimline Look

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A series of women are shown, focusing on their slim figures as they attract attention from people around them. An accompanying jingle sings about the ‘Slimline look’. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (586)

Schweppes: One Calorie Mixers

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Advertisement introducing the new range of Schweppes Slimline beverages, containing only one calorie per drink. A drink is poured into a glass which gradually changes its shape, becoming slimmer. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (302)

Huzzar Vodka

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Advertisement introducing Huzzar vodka, explaining the history of the product, before showing a woman enjoying a glass of Huzzar vodka. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (370)

Ribena: Mother and Son

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A mother tells of the benefits of drinking Ribena every day. Her son hides beneath the table, receiving glasses of Ribena and conversing with his mother about Ribena. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (466)

Babysoft Tissues: Kitchen Towels

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Advertisement consists of a long close up of a roll of Babysoft Kitchen Towel, with the sounds of a busy household heard in the background. The noises suggest that a spill has occurred and a hand reaches over to tear off sheets of kitchen towel from the roll. To see more from The Irish Adverts […]

Babysoft Tissues: Family size

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Advertisement consists of a packet of Babysoft tissues and various hands reaching over to pull out tissues, while the sound of sneezing is heard in the background. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (269)

Bush: Superstar

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Advertisement for the Bush Superstar colour television, highlighting how black and white televisions are the only place you’ll see a football match in grey, encouraging viewers to buy or rent a Bush Superstar colour television. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here.   (1152)

CIE: Go Midweek

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Advertisement for the CIE mainline rail service in which a family travel by train midweek as VO explains how you can avail of free return fares. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (904)

IRISH HOSPITAL SWEEPSTAKES – Vault advert

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This colour advertisement from the 1970s for the Irish Hospital Sweepstakes, is one of many similar films preserved in the IFI Irish Film Archive and contains the iconic tagline “If you’re not in, you can’t win”. The Irish Hospitals’ Sweepstake was a lottery that began in 1930 as the Irish Free State Hospitals’ Sweepstake, it was established due […]

IRISH HOSPITAL SWEEPSTAKES: Draw

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This Irish Hospital Sweepstakes advert of an actual draw was originally broadcast in the 1960’s.With over £285,000 at stake, if you had a ticket you had “as good a chance as anybody anywhere of winning”. The Irish Hospitals’ Sweepstake was a lottery established in the Irish Free State in 1930 as the Irish Free State Hospitals’ Sweepstake to finance hospitals. It […]