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The 11 most Irish reactions to last night's Oscars ceremony
Was Lupita Nyong’o's dress comfortable though? That was the question.

DID YOU STAY up to watch the Academy Awards last night along with the brave soldiers manning our Oscars liveblog?

The ceremony is on RTÉ2 tonight at 9pm, but a fair few night owls were game to watch it well into the early hours of this morning.

Here’s what they thought of the whole thing.

Irish viewers really empathised with the rained-on celebs

Fr Dougal McGuire even got in on the act

And last year’s Oscars selfie got kitted up

There were concerns about the ‘comfort’ of Oscars gowns

And an insightful comment on the John Travolta/Scarlett Johansson photo op tragedy

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There were searing truths about Liam Neeson’s general demeanour

This observation on Dakota Johnson’s Resting Awkward Face

And Glen Hansard realised they’d played Falling Slowly at the show

People worried for poor Neil Patrick Harris wearing just his jocks

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And probably the most Irish reaction of them all:

(That’s Moone Boy’s David Rawle, attending the Oscars in support of Irish animation Song of the Sea.)

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