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Kosangas: Seventies Style

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A mother moves a Super Ser heater through a house. She sets it up in her daughter’s bedroom as voiceover explains how the heater works. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1883)

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. (672)

Babysoft Tissues: Family Size

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This advertisement depicts a packet of Babysoft tissues and various hands reaching over to pull out tissues. In the background, there is the sound of sneezing. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (368)

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.   (1521)

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. (1270)

Granite and Chalk

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As rebels planned Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising, they were watched by two spies code-named Granite and Chalk. This documentary delves into British intelligence to tell their story, one century on. Funded by Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board, After ’16 is a creative response by Irish filmmakers to the events of Easter 1916. This […]

Christmas in the City – Amharc Éireann: Eagrán 237

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In December 1963 Dublin was humming with excitement as crowds gathered in their droves to see the Christmas lights adorn the streets. Henry Street was overflowing with busy shoppers, enticed by the winter wonderland window displays and bargains at the market stalls on Moore Street. Children eagerly waited to meet Santa in his grotto, while […]

Christmas Morning

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Directed by Tiernan MacBride, this short film – nominated for a Palme d’Or in 1978 for Best Short Film – is a visual representation of the Irish folk song Arthur McBride and The Sergeant, played and sung by Irish singer Paul Brady. The lyrics tell the story of Arthur MacBride (Paul Bennett) and his cousin […]

Dublin Shops Highlight Christmas – Amharc Éireann: Eagrán 28

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December 1959 and Christmas is coming. The streets of Dublin glistened with joy of the festive season. Everything you could wish for could be found here. In every shop window there was something to delight and entice, from the latest fashion trends to novelty Christmas candles; Dublin city centre had everything you needed for the […]

Puss in Boots Panto – Amharc Éireann: Eagrán 83

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The legendary Panto Puss in Boots comes to Our Lady’s Hall, Mourne Road, Drimnagh. This amateur production has the whole community busily involved. Locals from Crumlin and Drimnagh offer their spare time and skills to help production, from acting and costume design to set design, electrics and carpentry. This is a play made by the […]