Home Tag "1980s"

Dots, Whips and Cobwebs

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This film looks at the work of three prominent lace makers in Carrickmacross, Northern Ireland in the 1980s. Mary Wilson, Mary McMahon and Rose Feeney show various intricate lacework techniques that were inspired by their natural surroundings, as well as teaching us the history and language of lace through detailed demonstrations, all captured beautifully in […]

Valley Ice Cream: Big Red

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An advertisement for Valley Ice Cream, encouraging people to get their next ice cream pop from ‘the big red fridge’. Featuring all the favourites, including Choc Ice. Valley Ice Cream was based in Thurles, Co Tipperary, and closed in 1997. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (974)

Jacob’s: Windmill

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Light-hearted advertisement for Jacob’s Windmill biscuits in which 2 Dutch bakers pass off the ‘so crumbly, so buttery’ Windmill biscuits as their own creations. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here (1144)

Farley’s Rusks: Snakes & Ladders

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An advertisement for Farley’s Rusks, featuring children playing on a huge Snakes & Ladders floor mat. A jingle to the tune of Pop goes the Weasel begins: ‘Growing up on Farley’s…’ and a voiceover describes the benefits of eating the rusks. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1569)

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. (1166)

Spar: Weekly Deals

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Advertisement for Spar which lists the various discounts currently available in-store, including reductions in the price of PG Tips tea, Heinz Baked Beans and Nescafé coffee. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (575)

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. (1684)

Macardles: Opposities

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Advertisement for Macardles beer depicting a series of contrasting events and situations. The voiceover sums up that in any situation, the answer is always Macardles. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (630)

Jacob’s: Club Goldgrain

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A German professor visits South America to explain the production of Jacob’s Club Goldgrain chocolate biscuits. The professor and the South Americans disagree over the pronunciation of ‘Jacob’s’. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1270)

Hoffman’s: Speedboat

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Advertisement for Hoffman’s lager in which a voiceover 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. (811)