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Ed Sheeran's new video for Shape of You reveals that he has a Galway tattoo

The honourary Irishman is looking to make it official.

sheertats1 Source: YouTube

IT’S BEEN A busy month for Ed Sheeran so far.

At the start of the year he dropped two new singles from his forthcoming album and last week he announced a European tour – including two dates in Dublin in April.

Today, he released his second video in a week for the banger that is Shape of You

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It shows Ed and his love interest meeting in a gym

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And Ed training hard with his shirt off

sheertats Source: YouTube

It’s during this scene that a shot reveals all his colourful tattoos – which includes what looks like a signpost for Galway

sheeran Source: YouTube

Galway featured in his 2015 video for Photograph and his new album has a track called Galway Girl on it – so it’s not the greatest surprise that he’d have featured the city in tattoo form

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Good man Ed.

Even more intriguingly, just above the Galway tattoo is another that looks to read “Mulligan’s”

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The most obvious explanation for this is the song Nancy Mulligan – a bonus track on the new album. Or it could just be his favorite place to get a drop of Guinness when he’s in Dublin.

Watch the full video here:

Source: Ed Sheeran/YouTube


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