Tag Archives: john player tops

Video – 1983 – The Bar Comedy – Waterford Glass Tops

Featuring a legendary line up here is a hilarious vintage comedy scene from the Waterford Glass 1983 Tops production.

Read More »

1973 – Tops Local Final Programme – Waterford Glass vs Teachers

Here is a vintage Tops of the Town programme from the local final of 1973 where Waterford Crystal with “Cheaper by the Dozen and a Half’ took on the Teachers with ‘Here Today – Gone Tonight’. Click below for a browse. 1973 – Tops Local Final Programme – Waterford Glass Vs Teachers

Read More »

1979 – Tops of The Town National Quarter Final Programme – Waterford Glass vs Ford (Cork)

Back to the day when Waterford Glass took on Henry Ford Ltd from Cork in the national quarter finals of the Tops. Click below to browse the Show Programme. 1979 – National Quarter Finals – Waterford Glass Vs Ford – Show Programme

Read More »

Video – 1980 Banks & Finance – Des Manahan and the Guitar Band

Here is a great little scene from the 1980 Tops of The Town Banks & Finance show featuring the legendary Des Manahan on guitar with a host of performers singing and playing with him.

Read More »

1979 Tops Local Final Programme – Waterford Glass vs Banks & Finance.

Here is another blast back forty odd years to the 1979 local final of Tops with Waterford Glass taking on Banks & Finance. Click below for a browse. 1979 – Tops Local Final Programme – Waterford Glass vs Banks & Finance

Read More »

1992 Tops – Tramore vs Port And Docks – Show Programme

Here is the show programme from the 1992 Tops – Tramore vs the Port And Docks 1992 – Tramore vs Port And Docks – Show Programme

Read More »

1990 Tops Local Rounds Programme – Nokia vs Waterford Crystal

Here is the Tops Of The Town Local Rounds programme from 1990. Click below to have a read 1990 – Tops Of The Town Local Rounds Show Programme

Read More »

1994 Tops Of The Town – National Final Programme

Here is the 1994 National Final Programme from the last time that Waterford won the national Tops title. It was of course Waterford Crystal vs Woodville. Click below for a read! 1994 – Tops Of The Town – National Final Programme

Read More »

1994 Tops Banquet Menu

Ever wonder what the casts and crew were treated to after a national Tops of the Town final by John Player? Here you are – from 1994, the menu from the Burlington for the banquet immediately after the show. Click below for a look ! 1994 – John Player Tops Final banquet menu

Read More »

Video – Skid Row / American Dream from Tramore Tops 1993

Here is the show stopping Skid Row / American Dream from the 1993 Tramore Tops produced by Bryan Flynn. This one is fronted by Liam Butler.

Read More »

The Spirit Of Man / War Of The Worlds – Crystal Tops 1990

The legendary Dermot Power with a showstopper from the 1990 Waterford Crystal Tops – ‘The Spirit Of Man’ – mixed in with some War Of The Worlds for good measure.

Read More »

1983 – Waterford Glass Tops Finale

Here is the finale from the 1983 Waterford Glass Tops show fronted by a host of familiar faces…

Read More »

Video – The Peace Scene from Banks & Finance – 1980 Tops Of The Town

The controversial but brilliant Peace Scene from the 1980 Banks and Finance Tops Of the Town Show produced by the legendary Dermot Graham.

Read More »

Video – Tell Me It’s Not True – Ray Ban Tops 1993

From the Ray Ban Tops in 1993 here is ‘Tell me Its Not True’ featuring a fine chorus!

Read More »

Video – Nokia Tops Finale – 1989

Another one from the Nokia 1989 show from our recent stream – this time it’s the finale.

Read More »

Video – 1989 Tramore Tops Finale

Here is the finale from the 1989 Tramore Tops of the Town entry that we showed recently on our stream.

Read More »

Video – Paint Your Wagon – Tramore Tops 1989

For today it’s back to 1989 again and it’s the ‘Paint Your Wagon’ scene from the 1989 Tramore Tops .

Read More »

The Ballroom Of Romance Full Scene – St. Pauls 1989 TOPS

Huge interest in seeing this one again as it seemed half of Lisduggan was in it.. here is the full ‘Ballroom Of Romance’ scene including the dancing at the start. Taken from the St. Pauls Tops 1989.

Read More »

Video – Raytex Finale – 1983

Here is the final to the 1983 Raytex Tops of the Town show. Conducted by Patsy Sheridan the scene starts with him singing ‘In The Navy’ from the pit and goes on to feature Paddy Galvin as a soloist.

Read More »

Video – Is You Is – Ray Ban Tops – 1993

Here is the gorgeous 5 part harmony group from the 1993 Ray Ban Tops with the classic ‘Is You Is’.

Read More »

Video – Waterford Crystal Tops Opening 1994

More Tops goodies today – the brilliant opening from the 1994 Waterford Crystal Tops show fronted by Raymond Collins.

Read More »

Video – Big Deal from Waterford Glass 1987 Tops

Another classic Tops scene – this time the ‘Big Deal’ dance from the 1987 Tops from the Gaiety Theatre.

Read More »

Video – Wishing And Hoping – Nokia Tops 1990

Some more Tops memories – this time from 1990 and the Nokia ‘A Scoop for NTV’ show. Here is the ‘Wishing and Hoping’ scene.

Read More »

Video – 42nd Street – St. Pauls Tops 1989

Here is another classic from the 1989 St. Pauls Tops – the 42nd street scene.

Read More »

Video – The Java Jive – Clover Tops 1984

Here is the Java Jive quartet from the 1984 Clover Meats Tops show.

Read More »

The Ballroom Of Romance – 1989 St. Pauls Tops

Time for a bit of comedy today… it’s ‘The Ballroom Of Romance’ from the 1989 St. Pauls Tops show. A lot of St. Pauls on display this week!

Read More »

Video – Blood Brothers Scene from 1993 Ray Ban Tops.

Fronted by Hazel Kelly (Tebay) here is the Blood Brothers scene from the 1993 Ray Ban Tops, produced by Michael Grant – also featuring Damien Squell Walshe, Paul Greene and Brenda Giles.

Read More »

Videos – St. Pauls Viking Opening – 1989

Here is the opening scene from the St. Pauls Tops , 1989 – the Viking Scene.

Read More »

Videos – St. Pauls Tops Finale 1989

Here is the finale to the St. Pauls Tops Of The Town 1989 show. It features Brian ‘Mod’ Kennedy on lead vocals.

Read More »

Videos – Skid Row – Ray Ban 1992 Tops

Here is Skid Row from Ray Bans 1992 show featuring the ‘Voice of Waterford’ himself the late great Billy McCarthy.

Read More »

Videos – Irish Scene – 1990 Waterford Crystal Tops

Here is the Irish scene from the 1990 Waterford Crystal Tops fronted by Liam Molumby.

Read More »

Videos – Ray Ban Opening – Tops 1993

Here is the opening to the Ray Ban Tops show from 1993 that made it to the national quarter finals in Wexford.

Read More »

Video – 1987 Tops – Nokia Les Miserables Scene

Here is the Nokia version of ‘Les Miserables’ from the John Player Tops competition, 1987.

Read More »

‘You Are The Light’ from Waterford Crystal Tops 1990

Here is the finale from the Waterford Crystal Tops 1990 – ‘You Are The Light’ from Metropolis. This version is recorded in Athlone and not the Theatre Royal.

Read More »

1989 National Tops Quarter Finals – Tramore vs Clara – Programme

Here is the programme from the 1989 Tops show when Tramore travelled to Dundalk for the national quarter finals. Click below to have a read. 1989 – National Tops Quarter Final – Tramore vs Clara

Read More »

Video – Raytex Comedy 1981 – Petey Graham, Leo Walsh and Nicky Cummins

A classic moment from the past with Petey, Leo and Nicky in fine form – from the Raytext 1981 Tops of the Town show.

Read More »

Video – 1989 – Tramore Tops Opening

From the opening of the 1989 Tramore Tops Of The Town Show.

Read More »

Videos – Sit Down You’re Rocking The Boat – Waterford Glass 1986

Here is the ‘Trial’ scene from the 1986 Glass show featuring ‘Sit Down You’re Rocking the Boat’ fronted by Gary Power.

Read More »

Video – Waterford Tops Memories Slideshow

Here is the slideshow from our June Bank Holiday weekend Stream – I’ve had a lot of requests to see this one again.

Read More »

Video – ‘Ladies’ On The Quay – St. Pauls Tops 1989

Well… ‘Ladies’ is the polite way of putting it… some comedy from St. Pauls 1989 – enjoy…

Read More »

Video – Finale from the Nokia John Player Tops 1987 Show

This from the final of the 1987 Nokia ‘Tops’ show produced by Denny Corcoran featuring Enda Jackman and John Corcoran.

Read More »

1981 – Tops Letter Sent to Qualifying Groups

Did you ever wonder what the letter looked like telling groups details of what comes next when they got through the Tops preliminary rounds? Wonder no more – have a click below. This is 1981 and the letter to Waterford Crystal (Group leader Dando Kelly) 1981 – Tops Letter Sent to Qualifying Groups

Read More »

WTA139 – Backstage At The 1990 Nokia Tops

Happy Bank Holiday Weekend! Heres another one of the lovely vintage videos taken backstage and around the Theatre during the John Player Tops. I’m not 100% on it’s origin, but there’s loads of familiar young faces in there. Have a look!

Read More »

Videos – 1984 Clover Meats Opening.

Featuring the legendary Ritchie Collins leading the troops is the 1984 Clover Tops opening which started with “No Business Like Show Business’.

Read More »

Showtime – Season 2 Ep 1 – John Player Tops Special Podcast

To round off the weekend 25th Anniversary here is a special episode I put together with the help of Bill Stafford, Paul Browne, Karen Hearne, Ben Hennessy, Richie Hayes and Seneiva Magill , with thanks to David Flynn for a special appearance. Enjoy!

Read More »

WTA 126 – The Irish Scene from the 1994 John Player Tops

Continuing our Tops Anniversary weekend – here is the Irish Scene from the John Player Tops national award winning show from 1994.

Read More »

WTA 125 – Garth & Dolly

Some more comedy from the 1994 Tops of the Town national winning show. This time from Davy Sutton and Nicky Cummins as Garth Brooks and Dolly Parton.

Read More »

WTA 124 – The Flintstones Comedy – Tops 1994

A huge part of any Tops show was the comedy team. Here is the ‘Flintstones’ sketch from the 1994 national award-winning show. Enjoy!

Read More »

RTE GUIDE FROM 1994 – TOPS FEATURE

For the weekend that was in it back in 1994 the RTE Guide ran a feature for ‘Tops’. Here it is to peruse. 1994 – Tops Feature – RTE Guide

Read More »

WTA 122 – Ray Ban Tops 1992 – Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

A throwback today and a first appearance from the Ray Ban 1992 Tops of the Town show – featuring ‘The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas’ scene. Produced by Pat McEvoy

Read More »

1985 Tops Magazine

I love these old Tops Magazines – this one from 1985. The other 2 in the archive are here and here. As usual, there are loads of photos from around the country as well as Waterford and interesting articles including a Waterford section. Enjoy! 1985 – Tops Magazine

Read More »

1986 – Tops National Quarter Finals Programme. Waterford Glass vs ESB

In 1986 Waterford Glass reached the televised final of the Tops only to finish as runners-up. Here is the show programme from the quarter-final performance in Limerick vs the ESB group. 1986 – National Quarter Finals – Waterford Glass vs ESB – Show Programme

Read More »

WTA 104 – Waterford Glass Tops Opening 1983

Featuring such songs as ‘Kisses of Fire Burning Burning’ and ‘Come on Baby Light My Fire’ – it’s easy to see the common theme in the opening to this particular ‘Glass’ show. The video quality isn’t great, but you can still sense the energy from the stage and make out some familiar faces! Enjoy.

Read More »

1978 – ACEC Tops Celebration Show

In the 1970’s the ACEC dominated Tops both locally and nationally. 1978 saw the company present a 2 hour special show in the Theatre Royal to celebrate this success. Here is the show programme and on it’s pages is a who’s who of Waterford Tops in the ’70’s. 1977 – ACEC Celebration Show – Show Programme

Read More »

WTA 099 – The Opening – John Player Tops 1987 Waterford Glass

Today it’s back to the classic 1987 televised final and the opening from the Waterford Glass show which featured heavily ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’. Some familiar faces and names in this video. Enjoy

Read More »

Video – The Dr. Dolittle Scene from Nokia Tops 1990

This scene features the legendary Gary Power as Dr. Dolittle from the 1990’s Nokia Tops of the Town entry, produced by Michael Grant. It also has some familiar faces popping up along the way including Davy Sutton on his Ostrich! Enjoy.

Read More »

1981 Tops Handwritten Adjudication sheets – Waterford Glass, National Quarter Finals

To add to our collection of handwritten original adjudications we have this Waterford Glass one from the 1981 national quarter finals. Have a read to see what the adjudicator rated this production which did not progress beyond this point! 1981 – National Quarter Finals Handwritten adjudication

Read More »

WTA 086 – Waterford Glass Tops Opening 1982

Some more Tops nostalgia here – the opening to the 1982 Waterford Glass Show.

Read More »

1978 – Tops Local Rounds, Slieverue v Waterford Crystal

Back 40 years to 1978 today and a programme from the first local rounds of the Tops Competition that year. It’s the turn of Slieverue and Waterford Crystal. 1978 – Tops Local Rounds – Slieverue v Waterford Crystal

Read More »

WTA 080 – The Silent Mikes – Nokia Tops 1987

From the ‘Tip Tops’ series live from the Gaiety stage here is the ‘Silent Mikes’ comedy mime routine from the 1987 Nokia production. Spearheaded by the legendary Eddie Cody the Silent Mikes had a cult following back in the late 80’s / early 90’s.

Read More »

1989 – Tops Of The Town Local Round Programme

Normally all 4 shows in a year wouldn’t be put into the one programme- but 1989 was an exception to the rule. Have a browse of St. Paul’s, Tramore, Nokia and Clashmore and their cast and crews. 1989 – Local Rounds Programme

Read More »

Video – Lady In Red Scene from Nokia Tops 1987

More than one or two legends in this one – taken from the RTE Tip Tops Programme in 1987 which was filmed live on the Gaiety Stage. Enjoy as it starts with Denny Corcoran and Anne McGrath and goes into a mad musical ensemble …..

Read More »

WTA 075 – 1986 Waterford Crystal Opening – Gaiety Final

The opening of the 1986 John Player Tops National Final. Waterford Crystal – produced by Michael Grant.

Read More »

1990 – Tops of the Town Semi Final Programme – Nokia in Wexford

Here is the 1990 programme from Wexford when Nokia reached the national semi final stage 1990 – National Quarter Finals – Nokia – Programme

Read More »

1980 Tops Local Rounds – Waterford Shopping Centre Vs Waterford Glass Programme

A show programme today from the 1980 Local Rounds – Waterford Shopping Centre vs Waterford Glass. 1980 Local Rounds – Waterford SC Vs Waterford Glass

Read More »

WTA 071 – Nokia Finale 1990 – We’re In The Money

Today it’s back to 1990 and Nokia’s ‘We’re In The Money’ finale from their 1990 Tops show directed by Michael Grant.

Read More »

1979 – Tops Local Rounds – Banks and Finance vs St. Pauls Variety Group – Show Programme

Here is the show programme from the 1979 Tops local competition – this time it’s Banks and Finance Vs St. Pauls . Have a browse. 1979 – Tops Of The Town Local – Banks and Finance vs St. Pauls

Read More »

WTA 065 – Ain’t It Good – 1992 Tramore Tops

Another classic video from 1992 and the Tramore Tops entry that reached the national quarter finals. Featuring ‘Ain’t it Good’ – from Children of Eden.

Read More »

1987 Waterford Crystal Vs Cork Teachers & Students National Semi – Show Programme

Back to 1987 today and a show programme from the National Tops competition where Waterford Crystal marched to the National Final. Produced by Michael Grant it featured an epic Les Miserables scene. Have a look. 1987 – Waterford Crystal Vs Cork Teachers & Students – Show Programme

Read More »

WTA 059 – The Opening From The Nokia Tops 1986

It’s time for another Tops video and we are back to 1986 and Nokia, produced by Denny Corcoran. This time Denny chose a ‘Swing’ opening with a song from A Chorusline added in for good measure.

Read More »

1975 – Waterford Glass Vs Foundry Tops Programme

1975 was the famous year of the ‘Joseph’ Tops presented by Dermot Grahams Waterford Glass team. Here is the programme from that famous production – in this round taking on the Foundry team who were headed up by  Denny Corcoran and Nancy Parker. 1975 – Waterford Glass vs The Foundry – Show Programme

Read More »

Players Anonymous Tramore Phone Directory – 1994

No – I’m not going to reproduce a Tramore phone directory don’t worry… but … there were some great pages at the start of the directory dedicated to Tops in Tramore and a bit of history, plus loads of photos. Well worth a look. 1994 – Players Anonymous Tramore Phone Directory

Read More »

WTA 052 – Gee Officer Krupke – Waterford Crystal 1985 Tops

Back to 1985 and Gee Officer Krupke featuring Davy Sutton and a host of legends was one of the key scenes. It’s a bit dark – but it’s great – enjoy!

Read More »

WTA 050 – You Are The Light from Waterford Crystal 1990

This is the first time the epic song ‘You Are The Light’ from the ill fated musical ‘Metropolis’ was heard in Waterford. A huge choral gospel piece, it provided the finale for the 1990 Waterford Crystal show which reached the national quarter finals in Athlone – which is where this video was shot. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQNBvNejQsI&feature=youtu.be  

Read More »

WTA 048 – Tramore Tops 1993 – Musicals Scene

One of the great scenes from the Tramore Tops show that made the final in 1993 – a medley of songs from West End and Broadway musicals. Soloists are Liam Butler, Karen Steenson, Liam Molumby and Seneiva Magill. Hard to believe it’s 25 years ago now!

Read More »

1966 – Tops Local Rounds – The Builders vs Snowcream

Way back 52 years to the early days of Tops today and the show programme from the 1966 local rounds of the Builders vs Snowcream. 1966 – Tops Local Rounds – Builders vs Snowcream

Read More »

1975 Tops Programme – ACEC vs CIE – Local Rounds

1975 and the ACEC were presenting ‘The Colour Cast Show’ against CIE’s ‘Railroad to Rhythm’. Here is the show programme from that years second round meeting. 1975 – Second Round – ACEC vs CIE – Show Programme

Read More »

1980 – Waterford Glass Tops – Hand Written Adjudication Sheet

I love these old bits of memorabilia – once again a hand written adjudicators report, this time for the 1980 Waterford Glass Show. Worth having and preserving! Have a look. 1980 – Waterford Glass Tops – Adjudicators Report

Read More »

WTA 043 – Nokia 1990 Opening Tops VIDEO

Back to Tops today and a video from 1990 featuring the opening of the Nokia show and an extract from ‘Anything Goes’, produced by Michael Grant.

Read More »

WTA 039 – 1994 Tops – The Aladdin Scene

Here is the centrepiece scene from the 1994 Waterford Crystal Tops show – Aladdin – which at the time was just a brand new Disney Film. Enjoy!

Read More »

Rare Vintage ACEC Tops Photos

These are great to see – although over 40 years old you can still make out some familiar faces in these colour photos from the hey day of Tops in Waterford. See if you can spot familiar faces in there and tag them or their family! Many thanks to Joanne Walshe for giving us these from her families private collection. …

Read More »

WTA 038 – Waterford Crystal Tops 1987 – The Les Mis Scene

Another stroll down Tops memory lane today. 1987 was the year of Les Mis in Tops shows and Michael Grant’s Crystal show marched to the national final. In this clip you’ll see too many familiar faces to mention – best to just sit back and enjoy it – it’s a great bit of nostalgia.

Read More »

1986 – Tops Of The Town – National Final – Programme

Waterford Crystal got to the national final in two successive years in the 1980’s – ’86 and ’87, both produced by Michael Grant. Unfortunately neither resulted in a win for Waterford, but it was very very close! Here is the programme from the 1986 national final, courtesy of Aidan McGrath. Enjoy! 1986 – National Final Programme – Waterford Crystal

Read More »

Videos – Waterford Glass Tops 1983 – Underneath the Arches with Denny and Boola

Today’s video is a right trip back memory lane in Tops land. This scene was pure nostalgia when it went on in 1983, so 34 years later it’s even more nostalgic! Denny and Boola take us through a Flanaghan and Allen routine centering around ‘Underneath the Arches’ – they are joined by a full chorus and later by Ken Barry …

Read More »

1975 Tops Adjudicators Report – The Foundry

I like adding in bits of memorabilia now and again. This time it’s back to 1975 and the adjudicators report from Jack Cruise on The Foundry show. He also gives the breakdown of points for all the teams competing in the final stage of the local rounds that year. Worth a look for Tops fans. 1975 – Adjudicators Report – …

Read More »

Video – A Taste Of Tops RTE Programme

Delighted to get a copy of this 1993 feature programme that RTE ran coming up to the national final. Its an hour long feature with familiar faces including a song from Liam Butler and an interview panel that featured Bryan Flynn. There are a host of other national faces such as Pat McGann and Niall O’Flynn there as well, performances …

Read More »

Video – Tramore Tops 1989 – The Lullaby of Broadway

This is a clip from the 1989 Tramore Tops production – the ‘Lullaby of Broadway’ scene featuring some Tramore legends.

Read More »

WTA 029 – 1986 – Nokia Tops of the Town Finale

I’m doing my weekly Tops video on a Monday this week as I missed last Thursday somehow! This is the finale to the 1986 Nokia tops of the Town produced by Denny Corcoran. Featuring ‘Big Time’ from Mack and Mabel, ‘I Am what I Am’ from La Cage Aux Folles and ‘I Want To Know What Love Is’ amongst other …

Read More »

Video – Song And Dance Man from Port and Docks 1992

Another legend from Tops days and Waterford Theatre in general is one Patsy Sheridan. Here he is from the 1992 Port And Docks tops show with his team of tap dancers performing ‘Song and Dance Man’. This scene was notable because Patsy was conducting the show in the pit and every night in the blackout climbed up onto the stage …

Read More »

WTA 025 – 1985 – Waterford Crystal Finale

Here’s another treat from the past – the finale from the 1985 Waterford Crystal Tops show produced by Michael Grant with a host of Waterford Legends featuring on the vocals. It is ‘of it’s time’ so the video quality isn’t the best, but it’s good enough to give an idea of the vibe of the show. It’s a classic !

Read More »

WTA 024 – 1985 – The Military Fairy

From the 1985 Waterford Crystal show produced by Michael Grant comes this vintage piece of comedy – ‘The Military Fairy’. It’s only a short video – worth a look to see some Waterford Legends threading the boards. Straight out of Monty Python’s back catalogue, it’s a classic!

Read More »

WTA 023 – Tops Slideshow

This is a great little slideshow that was originally put together by Michael Grant for the Variety Club of Waterford’s Tops dinner back in 2008. It has quite a lot of personalities in it (not just Dee Lanigan!), crossing between quite a number of the Tops shows over the years.  Well worth a watch to find all the heads you …

Read More »

1974 – Handwritten Adjudication For the ACEC Tops Show.

An absolute rarity today – Sean Cotter’s handwritten ACEC Tops adjudication from 43 years ago – 1974. The show was the famous ACEC final show featuring Jesus Christ Superstar. Have a read… its great to look back on! 1974 – Tops Adjudication ACEC

Read More »

WTA 022 – 1984 Clover Meats Finale

Today we have the finale from the 1984 Clover Meats Tops of the Town show produced by Michael Grant. It’s a great clip because it features another Waterford Legend of days gone by – Richie Collins singing Alexanders Ragtime Band. This 1984 show upset the odds by beating the much fancied Banks and Finance show produced by Dermot Graham in …

Read More »

WTA 020 – The Finale from the Waterford Crystal Show – 1994

The brilliant finale from the 1994 Waterford Crystal winning show featuring a huge finale version of ‘I Got Rhythm’. Produced by Bryan Flynn it swept to victory in the televised final against Woodville community group.

Read More »

Video – The Perfect Man – Tramore Tops 1993

In 1993 Tramore Players Anonymous were ‘Making the Perfect Man’, based on the Chris DeBurgh song of the same name. The scene was lead by Liam Molumby and the entire show was produced by Bryan Flynn. It’s a great scene and a brilliant example of making a scene out of a song in a different context.

Read More »

WTA 011 – Nokia Tops 1990 – Miss Saigon

Video day today, and I’m delighted to add the Miss Saigon scene from the Nokia Tops in 1990. Produced by Michael Grant you’ll find a host of familiar faces in this one as well.

Read More »

Tops Programmes Added 1978,1981,1982

It seems like I could add Tops Programmes forever there are so many of them over the years. Today’s selection include – 1978 Raytex vs Banks and Finance in the first local round, 1981 Teachers vs Waterford Crystal in the first round and 1982 Clover vs Waterford Crystal in the local rounds. As always they are added to the Tops …

Read More »

Video – Tramore Tops 1992 Rocky Horror Scene

Who could forget Paul Kavanagh in a bald wig and Kieran Doyle in full Rocky Horror garb as Tramore brought us a clip of the controversial ‘Rocky Horror Show’ in the 1992 Tops. Bryan Flynn was at the start of his career and this production reached the national quarter final. Enjoy!

Read More »

Tops Magazine from 1984 Added

The 1983 edition of this magazine proved to be really popular – so I’m delighted to be able to add the 1984 edition. More of the same articles about all the Tops centres and other interesting articles. Loads of Waterford content as well and pictures from years gone by. Enjoy! As always – added to the Tops Archive. Tops Magazine …

Read More »