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Joy, despair and Irish pride - this afternoon's emotional rollercoaster in 22 stunning pics

What a journey it’s been.

Joy, despair and Irish pride - this afternoon's emotional rollercoaster in 22 stunning pics
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  • Robbie Keane and Shay Given wave goodbye

    Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO
  • Shane Duffy receives his marching orders

    Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO
  • Feels along time ago now

    Source: James Crombie/INPHO
  • Shane Long out on his feet

    Source: James Crombie/INPHO
  • John O'Shea consoles Richard Keogh

    Source: James Crombie/INPHO
  • Two great servants

    Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO
  • Darren Randolph was dejected

    Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO
  • The end of an era?

    Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO
  • Robbie Brady had given Ireland hope

    Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO
  • With his second goal of the tournament

    Source: James Crombie/INPHO
  • And we all dared to dream

    Source: James Crombie/INPHO
  • Outnumbered but still heard

    Source: James Crombie/INPHO
  • John O'Shea at full-time

    Source: Michael Sohn
  • 'We're on our way home'

    Source: Chris Radburn
  • Griezmann was the French hero

    Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images
  • As his brace sent the hosts through

    Source: Thibault Camus
  • But we can hold our heads high

    Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images
  • The players expended every last sinew

    Source: Chris Radburn
  • And gave everything for the cause

    Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images
  • We can take lifelong memories

    Source: Michael Sohn
  • The best fans in the world

    Source: Jonathan Brady
  • We'll be back

    Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

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