Check the all important small print. Made in the Republic of Ireland by Clarks of Dundalk Dundalk always had a tradition of shoe making and at its peak (late 60s/70s) employed over 1200 people. First advert above is from 1968 the other 2 from 1969.
In 1999, a 6 month ban was imposed on In Dublin magazine by the Censorship of Publications Board on the grounds that some of the adverts in the magazine might reasonably be taken to be for prostitution services. Much to the annoyance of the Censorship Board, the publishers of In Dublin then went ahead and produced its next issue but launched it as a ‘new’ magazine called Dublin. Here are some page scans from issue 1, including above, Hazel from Dove on […]
Sweet Afton cigarettes made in Dundalk by PJ Carroll and smoked by Margot Tenenbaum (Gwyneth Paltrow) in the movie The Royal Tenenbaums. More on this here (IMDB) More on Sweet Afton - wikipedia. Above Adverts (1956,57,64) scanned from GAA match programmes.
All items above scanned from various issues of In Dublin dating from March to December 1980. The Lynn Geldof review of Flikkers in the Hirshfeld centre is from December 1980. Related Link: 1974 Better Gay than Average – from Man Alive Magazine