From 30 years ago, this is Depeche Mode in Dublin at the time of the Eight Amendment to the Irish Constitution Referendum. Read more about this in the interview by X Moore scanned below from NME, September, 1983. Photos by Adrian Booth. Anyone recognise the pub? Link to page 3 of this article
Another Irish weekly from the late 60′s/70′s was Woman’s Choice. We’ve posted a few adverts from it in recent months but this is the first time we’ve published a cover and content. Published from Dublin, its layout, style and content (fashion, photo story, fiction, agony aunt etc) was very similar to that of other main Irish weekly Woman’s Way. RTE’s Mick Murphy wrote a weekly column for it for a while. Here are some selected page scans from the 7th […]
Aged 23, Liam Brady won the English PFA player of the year award in 1979. All photos above were taken at the English Professional Footballers Association sixth annual awards dinner at the London Hilton. All scanned from Shoot magazine, April 1979. The other page scans below are all also from various issues of Shoot from 1979. The bottom picture of Ireland features Tony Grealish (RIP) between Brady and Giles. Previous Posts on Liam Brady
**Update 25th April 2013 ** Here are the answers to our 2nd Birthday Competition… Here are the 5 winners… 1. Kathryn Curry 2. Martin Kelly 3. Jenny P 4. John Herbert 5. David O’Mahony Congratulations, you each win one of our retro Irish magazines. No 1 was out of the hat first so they get the first choice of magazine, No 2 second choice etc. (I actually had 2 Woman’s Way magazines to give away, so we have 5 winners!) […]
Above is Curzon Cinema, later to be the Lighthouse Cinema, 106 Abbey St., Dublin 1 All Above scanned from various issues of Irish Magazine, Showcase dating from 1967-69. Hover over image for related year.
Honda cut the cost of loving in Ireland in the late 1960s and for a long time after with their ubiquitous Honda 50 and Honda 125. All above adverts scanned from various New Spotlight magazines. From the top… 1. Honda 125 – 1969 2. Honda 50 – 1970 3. Honda 50 – 1968 4. Honda 50 – 1968 5. Honda 125 – 1970
Photos scanned from Melody Maker, and snapped by Paul Rider at Madigans Pub, North Earl St, Dublin 1, on Monday 28th October. It was a Bank Holiday and Marathon day in the city. Madness were playing that night at the nearby Saint Francis Xavier (SFX) hall, described in the article by Barry McIlheney as “the city’s premier venue for visiting pop stars”. Previous Posts you might like: