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Need a hug today? Here are 17 things that will help

It will be okay.

IT’S BEEN A tough afternoon in Ireland.

Here’s a hug.

Remember when the Irish fans sang the Fields of Athenry at the New Zealand v France game yesterday? Remember that?

Source: Conán Doherty/YouTube

And remember Shane Long? Remember that warm feeling?


Look at this puppy enjoying snow


And these otters holding hands



It’s a bank holiday next weekend. A BANK HOLIDAY.

This is you, next Sunday night:


Remember that time everyone came #HomeToVote? That was good, wasn’t it?

And Riverdance Lads. Remember them?

We love you, Riverdance lads.


Quick interlude to note how much we all enjoyed laughing at the Argentine coaches’ jumpers

hugmain Source: @dcleavernzh

This month a baby boy was named after two Dublin fireman who helped deliver him

And he visited them at work.

dfb Source: TheJournal.ie

People at UCD built these ducks and swans a special ramp


conot Source: Conor McHugh


This amazing sight on the River Shannon. Look!

Source: IslandsAndRivers/YouTube

Our country is beautiful

THE BEGINNING . Al final de la terra és on et trobaràs a tu mateix. . En los confínes de la tierra és donde te encontrarás a ti mismo. . At the ends of the earth is where you find yourself. . #tourismireland #loves_ireland #insta_ireland #inspireland_ #instaireland #ireland_gram #loveireland #icu_ireland #ig_ireland #wonderireland #natureinside #worldplaces #photofanatics_hdr #igrecommend #instagrames #ok_europe #ok_hdr #coolworld_hdr #vivir_to2 #fotofanatics_hdr Source: karlillus

Waves, salt and sunset. Source: madthing8

Always bring a bit of your own brightness to each day! #HappySocks #HappinessEverywhere #BeAHERO #gopro #loveireland #wildatlanticway #expandyourplayground #tourismireland Source: pebbleshoospring

Michael D. Look at Michael D hugging Katie Taylor

michael Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

People love Michael D so much

Remember the time he met the huge rugby players?


Source: Dtwo Harcourt/YouTube

And yes, we drew Bosnia in the Euro playoff…


But everything will be okay. Here, have a montage

Source: TV3 Ireland/YouTube



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Emer McLysaght

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