Karl Sheppard scored Cork City’s winner in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match against Limerick at Jackman Park. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

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Presenter Laura Whitmore at the IFTA Awards in 2014. Whitmore had to contend with a number of technical glitches during the ceremony, including viewers being unable to hear her. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

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Robbie Williams and Ayda Field. Photograph: Dave M Benett/Getty Images

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St Patrick’s Athletic midfielder Killian Brennan has designs on stalling the progress of high-flying Dundalk in tonight’s League of Ireland Premier Division game at Richmond Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

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Lotte Lenya: nothing else can quite hit the same spot of her voice, and, although you know this, you keep on wanting other performers to generate the same frisson. Photograph: Erich Auerbach/Getty Images

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Bohemians’  Aidan Price battles with  Craig Curran of Limerick at Dalymount Park. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

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Adele: Pre-performance nerves.  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

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