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# 1960s - Monday 22 April, 2019

Giving birth in the 1960s: 'All the mothers were terrified of the doctors and matron so we never asked any questions'

‘Was I traumatised? I don’t know – back then you just had to get on with it,’ writes Ava Stapleton.

# 1960s - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Ex-pope Benedict XVI blames clerical sex abuse on 1960s sexual revolution

Benedict has written a 6,000-word essay for Klerusblatt, a German monthly magazine for clergy.

# 1960s - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Neglect and abuse of Irish children in institutions led them to set cells on fire and swallow nails

There was a huge resistance to child psychology in Ireland up to the 1950s due to the close connections between state and church.

# 1960s - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Police say they'll never close the Moors Murders case despite death of Ian Brady

Ian Brady tortured and murdered five children with his partner Myra Hindley in the 1960s.

# 1960s - Monday 15 May, 2017

5 sweet classic cars from the swinging sixties

The 1960s gave birth to some iconic cars.

# 1960s - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Pictures: A new book explores how the 1950s and 1960s shaped the Dublin we know today

1950s saw the mass-introduction of cars in Dublin. The 1960s saw a people’s way of life change at a rate of knots.

# 1960s - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Playboy magazine - here's what Ireland was really missing all those years

It’s 20 years since Playboy first hit Irish shelves. Take a step back in time and have a look at its 1960s heyday.

# 1960s - Sunday 5 July, 2015

How women in 1960s Ireland finally started talking about sex

A new exhibition presents a history of Irish women through the biggest-selling glossy magazines of the decade.

# 1960s - Monday 29 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge 7 wonderful gifs of Dublin in the 1960s Rare Old Town

7 wonderful gifs of Dublin in the 1960s

Dublin can be heaven..

# 1960s - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Old films 'hidden in biscuit tins' reveal life in Dublin during the 1960s

The footage was shot by a firefighter and part-time historian.

# 1960s - Saturday 8 November, 2014

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.

# 1960s - Sunday 12 October, 2014

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.

# 1960s - Monday 6 October, 2014

Photo Essay: Cork life in the 1960s

Photo Essay: Cork life in the 1960s

Anthony Barry might be best known for his business, Barry’s Tea, and his time as a TD and senator, but he was also a talented street photographer.

# 1960s - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Affirmative action promotes racial and ethnic diversity in US colleges - but it's under threat

A referendum in Michigan that disallowed the policy has been backed the US Supreme Court.

# 1960s - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

How to join a gym... 1950s and '60s-style Retro Fitness This post contains a poll

How to join a gym... 1950s and '60s-style

Thinking of kickstarting an exercise regime? Try not to be put off by these ancient ads.