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12-01-2008, 14:32   #46
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ESB had another on with that guy Alan from TV3 I think who was a returned immigrant and there was his mammy making the dinner and putting on his electric blanket! Sob sob!!
That's the ad that features Dusty Springfield singing Going Back.

Meanwhile back at the ranch, do any of you recall a strange ad for Seiko watches from the mid 80's that featured a man and a woman strapped into some strange looking chairs which at the time I took to be electric chairs. I don't know much beyond that but it frightened the S-H-One-T out of me back then.
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I've trawled the web looking for the ESB ad-yes it's the Dusty Springfield song alright. The only Aer Lingus ad I can find is the one from the 90s I think with the music from The Mission-Gabriel's Oboe.
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Here are the Aer Lingus ones I've found.

'This is not just an airline' (people changing)
You're Home (Featuring 'Gabriel's Oboe' as soundtrack)
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http://ie.youtube.com/watch?v=p_i3iX6ozvI

This is the Aer Lingus ad-I hope!
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Sorry Ruu-you got in just before me!
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ESB had another on with that guy Alan from TV3 I think who was a returned immigrant and there was his mammy making the dinner and putting on his electric blanket! Sob sob!!
That ad had some lifespan, I remember seeing it up to about 1999 or so. There was also a version with an Irish slogan at the end, this was shown on TnaG quite frequently in 1996/97.

There was another ESB one with "Only You" by The Platters as the soundtrack, a father is woken up at night by his young baby and he has to get up and heat up a bottle for the child. I think they were both aired around the same time and I've had no luck tracing either of them.

I'd also love to find "if you're gonna have a cuppa have a Club."

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Decided I'd upload one from my collection...

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Thanks for the Telecom ad Karsini-any idea what year it's from? I only ask because my OH works for Eircom and I can't remember when they changed the name!
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Thanks for the Telecom ad Karsini-any idea what year it's from? I only ask because my OH works for Eircom and I can't remember when they changed the name!
You're welcome.

It was from 1994, the news which preceded the weather forecast I got this from had a 1994 copyright date. TÉ changed to eircom in 1998.
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Seems like a hundred years ago! Now if only I could find those old ESB ads...
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkUymd38boE

defo my all time favourite
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There was another ESB one with "Only You" by The Platters as the soundtrack, a father is woken up at night by his young baby and he has to get up and heat up a bottle for the child. I think they were both aired around the same time and I've had no luck tracing either of them.
Remember that one too

Why did the ESB need to advertise when they were a monopoly and everyone with a TV clearly had electricity?
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Remember that one too

Why did the ESB need to advertise when they were a monopoly and everyone with a TV clearly had electricity?
Glad to hear I'm not the only person who thought that!
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Remember that one too

Why did the ESB need to advertise when they were a monopoly and everyone with a TV clearly had electricity?
Well OUR house refused to give in and powered eveyrthing in the place with a bank of car batteries we kept in the shed!
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