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This old newsreel clip of the Connemara Pony Show is charmingly Oirish "to be sure"
# British Pathe
# British Pathe

This old newsreel clip of the Connemara Pony Show is charmingly Oirish "to be sure"

Dec 26th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,085 Views 0 Comments

“What a day it was, to be sure.”

VIDEO: 1934 All-Ireland final features a priest, confusing jerseys and silky soccer skills
# Vintage Football
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# Vintage Football

VIDEO: 1934 All-Ireland final features a priest, confusing jerseys and silky soccer skills

Apr 15th 2014, 5:22 PM 15,245 Views 13 Comments

The footage was released by British Pathé today.

How to join a gym... 1950s and '60s-style
# Retro Fitness
# Retro Fitness

How to join a gym... 1950s and '60s-style

Jan 1st 2014, 7:30 PM 32,766 Views 43 Comments

Thinking of kickstarting an exercise regime? Try not to be put off by these ancient ads.

The 10-stone baby and the Human Fish: slow news days of old
# Fantasy Taxidermy
# Fantasy Taxidermy

The 10-stone baby and the Human Fish: slow news days of old

Dec 31st 2013, 7:00 PM 17,488 Views 7 Comments

They don’t make ‘human interest’ stories at the end of the TV news like they did in the 1940s.

This jetpack unbelievably predates the film Gravity by 50 years
# Cool Your Jets
# Cool Your Jets

This jetpack unbelievably predates the film Gravity by 50 years

Nov 24th 2013, 6:30 PM 9,968 Views 6 Comments

The first such machine was imagined in 1919 – but by the 1960s, it was a space race reality.