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10 photos you’ll find in every Irish household

No one is safe.

1. A school photo featuring an unauthorised home haircut

Tried giving myself a haircut forgot school photos were coming up #twat #neveragain #primaryschool #schoolphoto

A photo posted by Hayley Marsden (@hayleyn19) on

And/or several missing teeth.

2. The whole family at a restaurant on holidays, with varying degrees of sunburn

3. A Debs photo with an old boyfriend/girlfriend, still on the mantlepiece

Just so you can stew in regret at your choice of outfit and your choice of date.

4. A surly-looking Communion celebrant

Hands of an angel in prayer, face of a child who desperately wants to get back to the bouncy castle.

5. A professionally-taken family photo from 10+ years ago

#oldfamilyphoto

A photo posted by followforfollow (@giselle_auc) on

With everyone sort of draped over each other. Bonus points if the whole family is wearing a uniform, like white tops, jeans, and bare feet.

6. A stiffly posed college graduation photo

So my official graduation photos have arrived and I have no eyes thanks to the mortar board and my fringe! Im so annoyed haha, least my hair looks okay :) #graduation #graduationphoto #graduationofficialphoto #fringeproblems #motarboard #problems #chineseeyes Source: Instagram/a_morwenna

In which the subject bares their teeth while clutching a scroll like a piece of driftwood.

7. All the children, posed in order from eldest to youngest on the stairs

https://www.instagram.com/p/_uEX7ti5pz/

If you haven’t been made recreate it already, you will.

8. An ancient black and white photo of a long-dead, stern-looking relative

Albert Wilkinson Born 2/9/1900 Ouston, Gateshesd, England Died 23/10/1991 Port Pirie, South Australia An old photo from the 20s. My great granda Albert Wilkinson. Looks exactly like dad when he had hair. #familyhistory #greatgranda #geordie Source: Instagram/afjwilkinson

Your great-great uncle Séamus. Or is it great-great-great uncle? Does anybody even know any more?

9. A picture of a child awkwardly holding their newborn sibling

This would go on to define your reaction to newborn babies for the rest of your life.

10. And a photo of you that your mam loves but which you desperately wish would fall in the fire

HAHAHA. Haha. Hah. #awkwardphase #13andsodreamy

A photo posted by Allison Rose (@runawayrose) on

Taken at the peak of your awkward phase, but your mam insists it’s ‘lovely’. You best start thinking that way too, because she’s NEVER taking it down. Soz.

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