Brand New Retro: Vintage Christmas Adverts

Posted 2 months ago in More

And now time for a word from our sponsors… Brian McMahon presents a selection of vintage Christmas adverts promoting long-standing Irish food and drink brands.

All adverts were digitised from Irish magazines issued between 1960 and 1980.

Lyons Tea – Model Housekeeping, 1961

Batchelors – Dublin Opinion, 1962


Mi-Wadi – Woman’s Choice, 1968

Green Isle – Woman’s Way, 1968

Guinness – Woman’s Way, 1970

Tanora – Cork Holly Bough, 1980

Words and Imagery: Brian McMahon, Brand New Retro


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