Limerick Post From 20 Years Ago...

Limerick Post From 20 Years Ago…

The institution of the free local paper is a cherished one. In the years before spellcheckers, the Limerick Post served us well as a source of amusement and embarrassment, with its articles on the beautiful Dock Road and cheesy advertorials. Here are a few clippings from July 1989.

Design from the late eighties
Design from the late eighties
Of course the Post now has a more modern look, naturally, and it even features an online digital edition.
All out to Durty Nelly's
All out to Durty Nelly's
Postive headlines were the order of the day. The hopeful tone of a front page piece on tourism sits uneasily above the foreboding facts of another blow to the Wang.
Dejá vu
Dejá vu
The papers were riddled with these stories then, as recently. The nostalgia factor helps those of us who remember the eighties to avoid panicking nowadays. We got through it, so will you.
There's always something up with FAS
There's always something up with FAS
FÁS had just been set up to take over from AnCo and Manpower. Like the electricians last month, they decided to take industrial action just as everyone else was walking the plank.

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