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Quiz: How well do you remember these old telly ads?

Test your knowledge.
Apr 18th 2021, 10:00 PM 76,009 34

WE’VE GONE BACK through the archives and found a treasure trove of old ads. 

Let’s see how you can do. 

This terrifying dog first aired in 1984 as a reminder to keep dogs from worrying sheep. He came back to our tellies this year with the same message. What's his name?
Banjo
Bongo
Bilko
Bonzo
"And Sally O'Brien and the may she might look at you" is a quote from what iconic Irish drink ad?
RTÉ
Guinness
Murphy's
Harp
Smithwicks
In the now iconic Barry's tea ad, our female protagonist asks her colleague "Is this a date?" What's his response?
I don't know. Is it?
Grab your coat, love. You've pulled.
I hope so.
New number. Who dis?
Man on bus: "I don't know what a tracker mortgage is!" What was this ad for?
EBS
Bank of Ireland
AIB
The Financial Regulator
'G-G-G Galway!!' ... Remember the tune from the ad? According to this 90s commercial for the All Ireland Senior Football Championship, how many weeks did the fictional hit song spend at the 'top of the charts'?
22
32
36
38
Which bread is "so fresh it's famous"?
Brennan's
Pat The Baker
McCambridge's
Cyril's Famous Loaf
The 'Dancing Man' Guinness ad came out in 1994. But what was the name of the ad campaign itself?
Patience
It's a virtue
Anticipation
Good things come to those who wait
Why was Bertie in a cupboard?
An ad for the Star newspaper
Ad for the News of the World
Ad for cupboards
Times were tough
Finish this quote from Esat Digifone's ad: "Hiya, Kate ..........
Fancy a pint?
It's me. That fella you gave your number to.
It's me, a Mario.
It's me. The guy from the bar.
Now. Finish this sentence: Ciúnas, bóthar, cailín.......what?
Fáinne
Gráinne
Bainne
Sonya
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
Top notch!
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You've only gone and nailed it.
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You scored out of !
Middlin'
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Not too bad at all to be fair.
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You scored out of !
Shockin' altogether
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Ah, here. Seriously?
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