Waiting for Michael Jackson tickets outside the Reocrd and Tape Centre
1 - When we nearly froze to death in the summer at the outdoor pool on the Church Road
2 - When teenagers used to flock to the Sacred Heart School Disco
3 - When you moved up from the Sacred Heart Disco and the highlight of the week was Saturday night in The Harriers
4 - When you had to go to mass somewhere else in town after the church burned down
5 -When the canal froze so hard, you didn't need a bridge to cross it.
6 - When the Record and Tape Centre was the only source of music in the town
7 - When Church Street was one way but going into the centre of the town.
8 - When Captain Zooms opened in Market Square and milk shakes suddenly became a thing in Tullamore
9 - When we bought our sweets by the bag in Talbots
10 - When Quinnsworth and Dunnes Stores were both on Patrick Street
11 - When the cinema was in Market Square and had one screen
12 - When there was a far greater choice of night clubs on the weekend... we make it there was seven at one stage
13 - When Pallas Lake and the Grotto were major attractions for teenagers
14 - When half the homes in Tullamore had a television, or if you were really lucky a video recorder, rented from Kilroys.
15 - When Collins Lane was a narrow road with a loads of fields on either side.
16 - When the Bridge Centre and Main Street was a place where farmers brought their crops
17 - When the town park had three, swings, a slide, some sand, a roundabout and broken glass...... and was beside the canal
18 - When Hayes Hotel in the middle of the town... that's going back a bit but some of us still call it Hayes' Cross.
19 - When the co-op corner actually had a co-op on the corner
20 - When going clothes shopping meant going to Dunnes Stores or one of the three old drapery stores in the town.
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