For the month that will be in it.
Sunday, June 12, 1988.
The year the lotto went loive, Paddy Power was born and the ‘.ie’ domain was registerd.
In Stuttgart, the Irish football team, ranked 8th among the eight teams at the championship faced Bobby Robson’s star-stuffed, mullet-heavy English side.
Willie Clingan writing in the following day’s Irish Times said:
Somebody said that Dublin yesterday evening reminded them of Rome the day Italy won the World Cup in 1982 – a hot summer’s day with a crowded city centre in high spirits, spilling onto the streets to celebrate a great football victory. The blaring car horns added the continental flourish to Dublin’s celebrations