Photos of Dublin tweetz:
[Possibly hooky] Pedigree Chum, going cheap on the Hill in 1986 on Dublin’s Cumberland Street.
Pic: Martin Parr
Gerry Deane writes:
[former Liverpool FC hard case] Graeme Souness* lurking in the background…
* May also be Terry McDermott, Tommy Smith, Yosser Hughes or Barry Grant from Brookside.
From Self-Aid in May 1986, a tassled and mulleted Bono legs it offstage during the end of ‘Bad’ to sup cider with the lads over the back wall of the RDS.
David Hughes of Harmonstown, where are you know?
Taken from the documentary ‘Self Aid – Behind the Screens’ via
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From May 1986, a friendly reminder to honour your pledge to Self-Aid.
It’s been 28 years but never too late.
Voiceover by Derek Davis.
Jesus As A Child
Live Register Aid
From 1986, an ad for Jacob’s Fig Rolls featuring Faker Baker.
It was all
mmmm back then. Nom hadn’t been invented.
No one likes a faker.
From 1986, an ad for Hoffmans lager.
Short and sweet.
A Don Draper masterclass.
From 1986, an ad for Bulmers Cider.
A keenly-budgeted direct steal from ZZ Top’s ‘Eliminator’ videos of the same period.
Nothing added but good times.
From 1986, a classic ad for Harp lager.
A bunch of thirsty, bearded cosplaying males invade an Irish town.
enough about Karl’s Stag party.
From 1986, an ad for Wella hair products.
You could always tell a Wella woman by the way she wore her hair.
Which made it easier to avoid her, in fairness.
From 1986, an ad for Steiger Lager.
Last spotted on sale in Derry circa 1996 at 39p a can.
Brewed in Dundalk and
rougher than a badger’s h..
Albert went on to star in a Louis Vuitton ad.
The customer is played by
Name the barman, anyone?
From 1986, for Marathon bars.
A penny wise ‘vox pop commercial’ conducted at ‘Gaiety corner’ at the top of Grafton Street and
Merrion Row,South King Street, Dublin. The confectionery was of course needlessly rebranded four years later.
Recognise anyone, anyone?