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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# the channels

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Ireland's 30-year love affair with Home & Away: A shot of vitamin D in our poxy winter
The Australian soap has become a must-watch in many households. But what has given this Aussie rollercoaster such a warm place in Irish hearts? Emer McLysaght investigates ahead of the show’s 30th birthday tomorrow.
9 television-based horrors kids today will never have to face
The struggle is real.
11 things that made you posh in 1980s Ireland
Was this your house? No, it was probably your fancy neighbours.
12 things Ireland's new TV channel simply must include
If it wants to be taken seriously as an Irish channel at all, at all.
How to identify someone who grew up without 'The Channels'
How many remember The Children’s Channel envy?
9 things that used to be free... but aren't now
Little bags of pretzels on airplanes, plastic bags, ‘the channels’… we miss the days of freebies.