Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Nostalgia

All time
# Toy Story
9 absolutely ridiculous toys every 90s kid coveted (but probably never got)
Your parents had good reason.
Opinion: Pop culture is saturated with throwbacks to the 1960s right now – but why?
Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar is in part an ode to the decade – while shows like Mad Men and traces of ’60s sci-fi dystopian themes in literature also highlight how we’re drawn to the era.
# Nostalgia
How Championship Manager sabotaged my Junior Cert
The latest version of the cult computer game is released later this week.
# Nostalgia
10 reasons classic Pro Evolution Soccer was the best
I’d do my Christmas shopping at the PES shop if I could.
# moonface
Will Dick or Fanny make it into the film version of Enid Blyton's The Faraway Tree?
Sam Mendes’ company is adapting the books for a film.
# We Hardly Knew ye
IMAGES: RIP Nokia mobile phones (1987-2014)
Why do the good die young?
# Nostalgia
7 Songs From Your Youth That Might Make You Weep
Mary Black, Johnny Logan, The Frog Chorus…
# Flashback
Check out out these pictures of Michael Noonan on Budget Day... 23 years ago
Ah the 90s were great…
# Looking Back
Women's magazines sowed the seed of feminism in Ireland
A new exhibition looking at the influence of women’s magazines is appealing to the public to come forward with their mementos and memories from the era.
# freshers a daisy
Going to college in Ireland - expectations versus reality
This way to your lecture, Gary…
# Nostalgia
The new FIFA is out today, so here's the last 15 covers in one vine
The memories come flooding straight back.
# farewell old friend
After 15 years, MSN Messenger finally decides to call it a day
The service, which had 330 million members worldwide at its peak, will be retired and integrated into Skype.
# Nostalgia
Yes, this is a Harlem Shake, but it's worth it
Is it February 2013?
# smash hits
13 reasons things were easier in the eighties
I got love for you if you were born in the…
# Solitaire
14 things people who grew up with the internet will never understand
Oh, to be young.
# we scream
11 ice creams from an Irish childhood that must be brought back immediately
The campaign starts here.
# right in the childhood
13 childhood summer memories to make you weak with nostalgia
Baling hay, footing turf, Fat Frogs…
# friday flashback
On this night in 1999 you were listening to... Shania Twain
A Friday flashback to get your weekend started…
# scarlet for the 90s
9 trends that should make a comeback immediately
Pogs, you can stay gone.
# Nope Nope Nope
Ready to be horrified? This site tells you what song you were conceived to
# zogabongs
This video of Zig and Zag is basically the Irish childhood in a nutshell
# out of his box
Bosco isn't as sweet and innocent as you might think
New evidence suggests he’s AN ABSOLUTE MAD YOKE.
# Obsession
18 years after vowing ‘never again,’ I’ve decided to start a World Cup sticker collection
Ever feel fanatical about this mid-90s phenomenon? You’re not alone.
# one for all
Muskehounds, Ulysses and Captain Planet... Republic of Telly's epic cartoon battle
Gonna take pollution down to zero…
# there's a voice...
14 things you'll never be able to forget
Right in the childhood.
# right in the childhood
15 forgotten childhood games you definitely used to play
We’d play them all again, if you’d let us.
# stupidphones
18 things everyone knew before smartphones
Bring back the Nokia 3310, the Motorola Razr, polyphonic ringtones and non-predictive text.
# Good call
Irish telephone boxes dial into White House and beyond
A family joinery company were inspired by short film Bye Bye Now – about demise of phoneboxes – to reproduce replicas of the iconic piece of Irish street furniture. Barack Obama might be getting one today.
# twinkies
8 American imports every Irish 90s kid wanted to eat
Or our fantasy diet, more like.
# friday flashback
On this night in 2000 you were listening to… Delerium
A Friday Flashback to get your weekend started
# a look back
Facebook has launched a weird personalised movie about YOUR life
The site’s new look back feature takes you through your Facebook history.
# Going Back
The 21 most eighties Irish things ever
Self Aid, Ray Houghton, The Big Snow, Stephen Roche…
# memory lane
Miley Cyrus' first ever television appearance was actually really cute
Jay Leno took her on a little stroll down memory lane last night.
# 80s flashback
This airline's new in-flight safety video is a lesson in 80s nostalgia
Watch out for Alf, Teddy Ruxpin, and lots of hairspray.
# memory lane
If you were a child of the 90s you will love this new ad
Pogs, bum bags, and Tamagotchi, oh my!