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Man Alive – Ireland’s first magazine for men – 1974

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Here is issue 3 of Man Alive, the self-proclaimed “Ireland’s first magazine for men”.
It was 1974 and it cost 40p. How much was 40p worth, back then? Well, in this same mag, a review of Captain Americas in Grafton St,  quoted the price of a quarter pound burger at 50p.
Selection of pages scanned and included below- some of which contain nudity.

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dublin 1974 squashireland

full page advert for Squash Ireland

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Hugo, looking so Marc Bolan!

View all our posts on Man Alive here

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  1. How long did Man Alive run for?I know it rings a bell from somewhere in my distant past,either hearing about it or seeing it for sale,I was born in 1974.

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  2. The model, who shall be nameless, for the nude cover and inside pages (a few missing here), was my art assistant in Hunter Advertising back in the day. A stunningly beautiful girl and way ahead of her time. This all caused her a real amount of serious trouble too. Jim FitzPatrick

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