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20 signs you’re a sports fan from Dublin

The Jacks are back.

20. You’re sure Heffo will be canonized any day now

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19. You played snooker alongside Ken in Jason’s back in the day

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18. You know another fan who reminds you of Ross O'Carroll-Kelly

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17. You once spotted Kenny Egan out shopping for jackets in The Mill in Clondalkin

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16. There's a good chance you don't much like the LOI teams your mates support

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15. You're outraged when an international match is played outside the county

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14. You're of the belief that Hill 16 is "Dublin only"

13. You claim to be one of the few at Lansdowne Road when this young man played for Blackrock College in 2000

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12. You've popped down to the quays to take in the Liffey Swim

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11. Never mind Gary Breen, you all dream of a team of Paul McGraths

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10. You wanted to kiss Stephen Cluxton after he did this

9. You used to see young Padraig Harrington running home from Colaiste Eanna to practice putting with his brothers

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8. You think Jose's biggest mistake was letting the Duffer leave

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7. You haven't far to travel to Leopardstown for the Christmas festival

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6. September 17, 1995 is a date you'll never forget

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5. You'd gladly give these two men the Freedom of the City

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4. You've visited this place on a night other than after the All-Ireland final

3.  And have occasionally run into some famous sporting faces around the Harcourt St/Grafton St area


...who may in turn become fellow Dubs fans as a result

2. The Italia '90 homecoming parade passed by your house

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1. You genuinely reckon Dublin are going to win Sam at the start of every year

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