Flashback: 10 photos of Ireland in the 1980s
Proof they were simpler times indeed.
Forget your new fangled wireless speakers and swish smartphones. In the eighties, all you needed was a beat box to make your day in the sun complete.
One of the greatest stresses of the modern age is trying to buy in-demand concert tickets online. It makes us yearn for the days when you could line up, overnight if needed, and be safe in the knowledge that you would come away successful, like these Bruce Springsteen fans in 1988.
St Patrick’s Day in Dublin may be the biggest tourism draw card of the year, but it hasn’t always been impressive floats and stilt walkers- it’s amazing what you can do with a Styrofoam box.
#Tbt to the time you could sit comfortably inside the scoreboard at a GAA match.
Nobody air guitars like this anymore.
The young wans might take it for granted now, but the pedestrianisation of Grafton Street was a long process. It came to a sweet end with the final granite slab laid by Nicky Whelan, left, and brothers Vincent, centre, and Damien McConnell of Ridgedale Construction.
In the eighties, people were exhausted by U2 for very different reasons.
Ten points to anyone 18 or under who can guess what that the woman in the centre is holding.
So much has changed since the eighties but thankfully, you'll still see scenes like this on Moore Street .
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