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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Nostalgia

All time
# Olé Olé Olé
This new footage of Italia '90 celebrations in Arklow town is absolute gold
# Nostalgia
11 things that made every 90s Irish schoolgirl feel like a queen
Remember when butterfly clips were the height of glamour?
# bouli bouli
28 true signs of growing up Irish
Those were the days…
# billy roll
Here's why Billy Roll was every Irish person's favourite treat growing up
All hail Billy Roll.
# nostalgia warning
22 images that will hit you right in the Irish childhood
Right in the feels.
# Treasure Trove
The Miley and Fidelma Glenroe affair is finally on the RTÉ Player
Along with loads of other nostalgic classics.
# dial me up
9 things the kids of today will never understand about the internet
The 90s was truly a different time.
# Primary School
15 times you felt like an absolute badass in primary school
Rebel rebel.
# All aboard
17 things everyone who went to an Irish boarding school will understand
Tuck shop life.
# Old Flames
After 70 years apart, D-Day veteran and wartime sweetheart to reunite
10,000 miles and seven decades are not enough to keep them away from each other, apparently.
# Nostalgia
11 toys all 90s kids have loved and lost
Not again…
# Nostalgia
The classic game Doom gets its first new level in 21 years
And you can play it on your PC without needing the original.
# Showtime
Uno duce, una voce: The story behind THAT infamous PJ Mara remark
The late Fianna Fáil advisor came to public prominence in 1985 after an infamous comment about Charlie Haughey… and accompanying goose step.
# you old
20 things turning 20 this year that will make you feel ancient
Y’all getting OLD.
Lots of people are planning to watch David Bowie in Labyrinth tonight
A childhood favourite.
# Nostalgia
How Well Do You Remember Pogs?
Were you a pogmaster or a pogwash…?
# quack quack quack...
11 valuable life lessons we can all learn from the Mighty Ducks
It was basically our moral compass.
# ye olde idiot box
Your Christmas Day in front of the telly, December 1962
Teilifís Éireann’s first ever TV Christmas, 53 years ago.
# the ones we used to know
What Ireland looked like on every White Christmas since 1964
What did we watch on RTE in 1964? Who had the Christmas No 1 during the Big Freeze of 2010?
# RTE Archives
11 wonderful Christmas memories from the RTÉ Archives
Bumper RTÉ Guides as far as the eye can see.
# christmas past
WATCH: Santa visits the children of Dublin in 1948
Best day ever.
# Winter wonderland
WATCH: Relive a 1940s Irish Christmas with these magical archive videos
Snowball fights, the Christmas Day swim, and grown men acting like little children – more than 70 years ago.
# disaster averted
The forgotten story of Peter Paul Dolata and the worst Christmas ever
Meeting Santa can be a terrifying experience for children, but this time, an even bigger nightmare was avoided.
# Nostalgia
Remember getting your Christmas football annual? This book will take you back to your childhood
The Heyday of the Football Annual is a celebration of one of the sport’s great traditions.
22 toys every Irish kid begged for for Christmas
Nostalgia fest.
# tough one to quack
The unstoppable Flying V of Mighty Ducks quizzes
How well do you remember the hockey-tastic Disney film?
# Lost and Found
24 weird and wonderful seasonal photos that you won't find on a Christmas card
The best presents are left at the bottom of the stocking.
# rewinding the clock
Christmas at Clerys: A century of bittersweet memories
How much for a bag of toy soldiers?
# goin fencin
22 things you'll get if you grew up in Mullingar
The jewel of the midlands.
# Toy Show
22 toys every Irish kid begged for for Christmas
Nostalgia fest.
# Nostalgia
How well do you remember these 90s footballers?
Do you know your Alex Notmans from your Erik Nevlands?
# Nostalgia
'Here I am, seven years later, heading for the boat with 50 quid in my pocket'
Seamus Darby’s life after his famous goal in 1982 is the subject of a new Documentary on One on RTÉ Radio 1.
# it's real
11 music struggles kids of today will never understand
# Nostalgia
The Ladybird books have just got a whole lot more adult
‘The Ladybird Book of the hangover’ is now real.
# Inspiration
Hanover 1994: the day Ireland went to Germany and won
Goals from Tony Cascarino and Gary Kelly gave Jack Charlton’s side a memorable victory ahead of the World Cup.
# Nostalgia
Can you guess the year these Fifa games were released by their covers?
Fifa 16 is officially out today so we’re taking a trip down memory lane.
# Nostalgia
7 of the most memorable Rugby World Cup moments
Images of Jonny Wilkinson’s extra-time winning drop-goal will live long in the memory of England fans in particular.
# Looking Back
How well do you remember the 2007 Rugby World Cup?
We look back at the sixth installment of the quadrennial tournament.
# Nostalgia
12 reasons why the 1995 Rugby World Cup was the best of all
South Africa triumphed, Johah Lomu wreaked havoc and amateur era waved goodbye.
# u r old
The Nokia 3310 is about to make you feel very old