9 brilliant pictures sum up just how much last night's win meant to Ireland

Because the bad nights are there so often we may as well enjoy the good ones.

Cyrus Christie, Aiden McGeady, Dick Redmond, David Forde, Jeff Hendrick and Wes Hoolahan celebrate

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Jeff Hendrick sums up how we all feel

Aiden McGeady, Dick Redmond and Jeff Hendrick celebrate Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Jon Walters doing what a lot of us were doing after his two goals

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John O’Shea, Shane Long and his daughter Teigan celebrate at the final whistle

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Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane embrace

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And the hugs continue

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James McClean and Seamus Coleman celebrate

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Roy Keane bear hugs Robbie Brady

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The man of the moment celebrates his goal

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