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Paulie is how old? New website guesses Irish sports stars' ages... and gets some very wrong

How Old Do I Look has become popular this week but these results suggest it still needs a bit of work.

MICROSOFT HAS CREATED a new website which aims to guess your age.

How Old Do I Look, which uses algorithms to scan human faces in uploaded photos, has swept the world since its release this week and, while it is relatively accurate in some circumstances, many people have been complaining on social media that it is way off.

We’ve decided to put it to the test with some of Ireland’s best-known athletes.

Paul O’Connell (actual age: 35)

How Old Paulie

Rory McIlroy (actual age: 25)

How Old Rory

Katie Taylor (actual age: 28)

How Old Katie

Conor McGregor (actual age: 26)

How Old McGregor

Mick O’Dwyer (actual age: 78)

How Old Micko

AP McCoy (actual age: 40)

How Old AP

The Kilkenny senior hurling team

How Old Kilkenny team

Roy Keane (actual age: 43)

How Old Roy

And, for the week that’s in it…

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao

(actual ages: 38 and 36)

How Old MayPac

It’s pretty clear that it still needs a bit of work then. Have a go yourself on

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Ben Blake

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