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Nostalgia: The Furby, a 1990s must-have toy, has made a comeback

Nostalgia: The Furby, a 1990s must-have toy, has made a comeback

Guadalupe Creations' Frida Kahlo doll is a hit with customers

Guadalupe Creations' Frida Kahlo doll is a hit with customers

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Nostalgia: The Furby, a 1990s must-have toy, has made a comeback

T’was the night before Christmas and Elaine Barrett was excited about seeing her wife Aoife Kearney’s reaction when she opened her presents the next morning.

I’d bought her two Furbies,” says Barrett, a childminder and Waters Babies swim teacher from Rathfarnham, Dublin. The furry electronic robots were the must-have gift in the 1990s.


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