Blast from the Past: Check out this pic of RTÉ’s World Cup panel from 1978 6 years ago

Blast from the Past: Check out this pic of RTÉ’s World Cup panel from 1978

The year was 1978; Munster beat the All Blacks, Karol Wojtyla became Pope John Paul II, U2 were still known as The Hype, and Bill O'Herlihy had a fine head of hair…

Check out this cracking blast from the past courtesy of RTÉ Television’s press officer, Fergus McCormack.

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Fergus recently tweeted out the pic of RTÉ’s 1978 World Cup panel featuring Bill, Eamon, Liam Tuohy and Jim McLaughlin with Liam Nolan sitting in front.

If that hasn’t quenched your thirst for all things 1978, here’s RTÉ’s Reeling in the Years – 1978. Sure, why not?