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17 things that will make only Irish people emotional


Soccer - International Friendly - Republic of Ireland v England - Aviva Stadium Source: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

1. Jack Charlton welling up

2. Jack Charlton doing anything, TBH

3. That bit at the end of Riverdance where they all get in line

4. The opening bars of Hold Me Now

5. All of Rock’n'Roll Kids

6. The #HomeToVote hashtag

7. Caledonia

8. Reeling In The Years 1990 – but specifically Packie Bonner’s save

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9. Brenda Fricker saying “Ye have me heart broke Christy, sometimes I think ye are me heart”

10. The single tear rolling down Sinead O’Connor’s face in the Nothing Compares 2 U video

11. This picture of Michael D and the Irish Wolfhound

12. Johnny Giles and Eamon Dunphy’s friendship

13. Brooklyn. Just all of Brooklyn

14. The ‘Going Home’ ESB ad

15. Forty thousand fans bellowing Ireland’s Call as we line out against England

Ireland v Scotland - 2016 RBS Six Nations - Ireland Captain's Run - Aviva Stadium Source: Niall Carson/PA Wire

16. The roar that accompanies the last line of Amhrán na bhFiann in Croke Park

17. Any and all footage from Dublin Castle on May 23, 2015

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