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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 and encouraging viewers to buy or rent a Bush Superstar colour television. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here.   (1854)

CIE: Go Midweek

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Advertisement for the CIE mainline rail service in which a family travel by train midweek. The voiceover explains that you can avail of free return fares midweek. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1634)

Irish Hospital Sweepstakes: If You Are Not In You Can’t Win

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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 […]

Irish Hospital Sweepstakes: Sweepstakes Hurdle 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 that began in 1930 as the Irish Free State Hospitals’ Sweepstake. It was […]

Telecom Éireann: Anti-Vandalism

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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 […]