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# back in the day

All time
When a League of Ireland side travelled to a 'war zone' for a game against Iraq
The World Cup warm-up match for the Iraqi team was part of the birthday celebrations of Saddam Hussein.
'We didn’t think he was disciplined enough for the reserve team, never mind the first team at that time'
Darren Fletcher played with Paul Pogba for Manchester United’s reserves.
A complete collection of all the times Hollywood butchered Saoirse Ronan's name
Well, those available on the internet.
17 times Barack Obama was just seriously sound on Twitter
And unlikely to start World War III.
Name The Nostalgic '90s TV Show From Just One Shot
Allll the way back.
An Irish baby supping a pint on Nationwide in 1997 has become a phenomenon
Who is Pint Baby?
This flashback to the 1982 Late Late Show Valentine's special is an absolute joy
Oh Nelly Gray.
11 things Irish kids actually used to do for fun
Taping videos off Top 30 Hits.
People are sharing their childhood struggles kids today just wouldn't understand
Kids these days.
15 reasons *that* Nadine Coyle passport moment is so iconic
“Naww, I gave the wrong date of birth”
Irish people are reminiscing about the time Zig and Zag interviewed Donald Trump
Very Presidential.
When students struck back: During the 2001 teachers' strike, students took to the streets
Frustration boiled over as the dispute went on and on.
17 photos of '90s TV shows that will make you sick with nostalgia
Good times.
11 things that made you the King of the housing estate
Instant legend.
10 drinks that summed up Irish nightclubs in the 00s
“What colour WKDs do you have?”
Mr Freezes were the definitive taste of an Irish childhood summer
Sun’s out, Mr Freeze’s out.
'It's a known fact, watching some of our games - The 'Golden Years' - they're dreadful games'
Mikey Sheehy compares the Gaelic football past to the present.
Why the long era of TV advertising supremacy is about to end
Nowadays it’s all about the data.
Have you seen this amazing photo of a young Michael D. Higgins at Slane concert?
The picture is being shared everywhere and the general consensus is that we have a deadly President.
REVEALED: How Labour considered water charges, meters and an ‘ESB for water’… five years ago
Labour was vehemently opposed to water charges in opposition, but we’ve seen a document which shows how senior party figures considered water charges in 2010.
This old Premier League ad is one of the most 90's things to ever happen
The hair and clothes are a little suspect.
Poorhouses and midnight mass: What Christmas was like in 1901 Ireland
According to the Intermountain and Colorado Catholic newspaper.
Check out this short video of Charlie Haughey telling us 'we're living way beyond our means'
“I wish to talk to you this evening about the state of the nation’s affairs and the picture I have to paint is not, unfortunately, a very cheerful one.”
'There was about 200 people at the match' - Leinster vs Munster has changed a lot since '98
David Wallace talks about playing derbies in front of 200 people and Peter Clohessy fighting his brother.
Back in time: Recognise this "medical doctor" posing with Keith Duffy?
Hint: It’s Leo Varadkar.
Back in time: It's ten years since Labour decided NOT to run Michael D for the Áras
Come with us on a journey through time and space … to September 2004.
Check out this video of Fianna Fáil minister Ray Burke 'baring his soul' to the Dáil in 1997
Four months after Fianna Fáil’s return to power, the new minister is embroiled in controversy.
Check out this Dáil row between Charlie Haughey, Dick Spring and John Bruton in 1991
“Who wrote that rubbish?!”
Recognise this relaxed, laid-back and groovy future Tánaiste?
Simpler days for a certain future Labour leader…
7 smells that will remind you of a Sunday morning
What’s that I smell? Is it.. a fry?