Reeling in the Years

Reeling in the 80s DVD

Reeling in the Years

Content and music soundtrack listing

1980
Charles Haughey address to nation DENNIS WATERMAN: 'I Could Be So Good..
Haughey at FF Ard Fheis
PAYE tax protests
Eurovision - Johnny Logan wins
JOHNNY LOGAN - 'What's Another Year.' performance
Derrynaflan chalice NOLANS - 'I'm In The Mood.'
Pass Card introduced
First female bus driver
New 'Sunday Tribune' newspaper
NOLANS - 'I'm In The Mood..' video performance
Live Mike - Dermot Morgan as Father Trendy
Anglo-Irish summit - Margaret Thatcher CLASH - 'London Calling'
Boomtown Rats homecoming/ Leixlip BOOMTOWN RATS - 'Banana Republic'
BOOMTOWN RATS - 'Banana Republic' video performance
Dublin City Marathon BLONDIE -'Atomic'
Jacob's Awards
Galway win hurling final
Sally O'Brien Harp ad
U2 on Late Late Show
U2 - 'Stories For Boys' live performance

Approx duration 14'10"

1981
Stardust fire
Knock Airport ELO - 'Hold On Tight'
De Lorean in Belfast
FUREYS/ DAVEY ARTHUR - 'When You Were Sweet Sixteen' live performance
H Block hunger strikes NEW ORDER - 'Ceremony'
Eurovision in Dublin
SHEEBA - 'Horoscopes' live performance
BUCK'S FIZZ - 'Making Your Mind Up' performance
Aer Lingus hijack OMD - 'Souvenir'
BIG TOM - 'Four Country Roads' live performance
General election
Rubik's Cube QUEEN/ DAVID BOWIE - 'Under Pressure'
Kerry All-Ireland - four in a row
Offaly hurling - first ever All-Ireland title
BLADES - 'Ghost Of a Chance' live performance

Approx duration 16'35"

1982
Winter blizzards TIGHT FIT - 'The Lion Sleeps Tonight'
Ireland wins Triple Crown HUMAN LEAGUE - Don't You Want Me.'
General election/ Gregory deal
Gay Byrne/ Mike Murphy Candid Camera
DE DANANN - 'Star Spangled Molly' live performance
Ballykelly INLA bombing CLANNAD - 'Theme From Harry's Game'
Malcolm MacArthur/ 'GUBU'
Video games/ DEXY'S MIDNIGHT.'Come On Eileen'
Walkman/
Legwarmers
Offaly beat Kerry in football
Bosco puppets
FF vote on leadership CLASH - 'Should I Stay Or Should I Go'
General election MADNESS - 'House Of Fun'

Approx duration 13'00"

1983
Economic recession PAUL YOUNG - 'Love Of The Common People'
Eamon Coghlan wins World Championship ` EURYTHMICS - 'Sweet Dreams'
Don Tidey kidnap
New Ireland Forum
CHRISTY MOORE - 'Don't Forget Your Shovel' video performance
Late Late on youth culture
Divorce Action Group
Contraception - doctor fined PHIL LYNOTT - 'Old Town'
PHIL LYNOTT - 'Old Town' video performance
Grafton Street pedestrianisation - Diceman
All- Ireland football - Dublin v Galway ELTON JOHN - I'm Still Standing'
All- Ireland hurling - Kilkenny win
Pirate radio stations
Glenroe - first episode
Mallow racecourse - jet lands MADNESS - 'Wings Of A Dove'
Abortion amendment NEW ORDER - 'Blue Monday'

Approx duration - 14'50

1984
Reagan in Ireland HOWARD JONES - 'New Song'
DART opens WHAM - 'Wake Me Up.'
Galway 500
East Link opens
Breakdancing in Limerick
Colin McStay NIK KERSHAW - 'Wouldn't It Be Good'
New Ireland Forum/ Thatcher EURHYTHMICS - 'Here Comes The Rain.'
UFF Gerry Adams assassination attempt
Nicky Kelly
Heroin in Dublin
MT-USA
Dunnes Stores strikers CYNDI LAUPER - 'Time After Time'
Fr Niall O'Brien
Charles Mitchel retires
Brighton bombing
Brian Cowen elected TALK TALK - 'It's My Life'
Niall Quinn at Arsenal
GAA centenary - International Compromise Rules
All- Ireland hurling - Cork win at Semple
LA Olympics/ John Treacy
Band Aid in London
BAND AID - 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' video performance
Famine in Ethiopia

Approx duration - 16'55"

1985
Moving Statues EURYTHMICS - 'There Must Be An Angel'
Knock Airport opens
THE CONCERNED - 'Show Some Concern' video performance
Ireland win Triple Crown in rugby SIMPLE MINDS - 'Alive And Kicking'
Air India crash off Cork coast U2 - 'The Unforgettable Fire'
U2 - 'The Unforgettable Fire' video performance
Live Aid
Progressive Democrats TEARS FOR FEARS - 'Everybody Wants.'
Cork 800
Anglo-Irish Agreement signed
Unionist protests TALKING HEADS - 'Road To Nowhere'
Teachers protest
Spike Island riots
Street traders protest
PAUL BRADY - 'The Island' performance

Approx duration - 15'55"

1986
Ian Paisley speech SIMPLY RED - 'Holding Back The Years'
'Challenger' space shuttle disaster
Chernobyl
Beirut/ Brian Keenan kidnap
CHRIS DE BURGH - 'Lady In Red' live performance
Divorce referendum FEARGAL SHARKEY - 'A Good Heart'
FEARGAL SHARKEY - 'A Good Heart' video performance
Jack Charlton Irish manager
Dublin rubbish strike BILLY OCEAN - 'When The Going Gets Tough'
Driver-only buses
Pandas at Dublin Zoo
Irish Sweepstakes closes
Self Aid
Kowloon Bridge
Hurricane Charlie
Evelyn Glenholmes extradition WHAM - 'Edge Of Heaven'
Ryanair launch
Tyrone v Kerry football
Cork win hurling
Emigration MARY BLACK - 'As I Leave Behind Neidin'
MARY BLACK - 'As I Leave Behind Neidin' live performance
Emigration - departures

Approx duration - 15'45"

1987
General election NEW ORDER - 'True Faith'
FitzGerald resigns/ Alan Dukes
Stephen Roche.Tour de France
Sellafield RICK ASTLEY - 'Never Gonna Give You Up'
Gerry Ryan 'Lambo'
Paisleys on 'Saturday Live'
DANIEL O'DONELL & DANA - 'Country Girl' live performance
Enniskillen IRA bombing
Irish immigrants in USA U2 - 'I Still Haven't Found.'
U2 - 'I Still Haven't Found.' video performance
Eurovision - Johnny Logan wins
JOHNNY LOGAN - 'Hold Me Now' live performance
Budget cutbacks CURIOSITY KILLED THE CAT - 'Down To Earth'
B & I Line
IFSC launch
Peter Robinson in jail
National Lottery launch

Approx duration - 14'45"

1988
Gulliver/Dublin Millennium MORRISSEY - 'Everyday Is Like Sunday'
Eurovision/ Celine Dion wins
John Stalker/ 'shoot to kill' inquiry ADVENTURERS - 'Broken Land'
Birmingham Six appeal
Thatcher /Haughey: Anglo- Irish relations
The General ASLAN - 'This Is'
ASLAN - 'This Is' video performance
Galway hurling two in a row
Meath v Cork football KYLIE MINOGUE - 'I Should Be So Lucky'
Aer Rianta in Moscow
UCG/UCD world record
Ryanair millionth passenger
Gay rights
Tax amnesty
ROI SOCCER SQUAD - 'The Boys In Green' performance
Euro 88 soccer/ homecoming SINEAD O'CONNOR - 'Mandinka'
SINEAD O'CONNOR - 'Mandinka' video performance
Gibraltar
Milltown funerals/ Michael Stone attack
British soldiers

Approx duration - 15'55"

1989
Ray Burke/ Century Radio STONE ROSES - 'Fool's Gold'
TV3
RTE Telethon BOY MEETS GIRL -'Waiting For A Star.'
Seamus Heaney
U2 waxworks
Gorbachev in Ireland
Rita Power Lotto millionaire
GAA hurling - Tipp win
GAA football - Cork win
First episode of 'Fair City'
General election/ O'Malley CHER - 'If I Could Turn Back Time'
THE 4 OF US - 'Mary' video performance
Women priests in C of I THE 4 OF US - 'Mary'
Army wives protest
Forty Foot
Guildford Four U2 - 'All I Want Is You'
Tiananmen Square
Fall of Communism (C'vakia/ Romania/ Hungary)
Berlin

Approx duration - 13'00"

 

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