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Apple Music: Getting started seems easy but it can take a while to inform Apple exactly what music you like. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

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Maeve Bradley, Laura Cody, Stephanie Lonergan, Kelly Murphy and Kinga Jakubiec before the Taylor Swift concert at the 3Arena. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Taylor Swift played the first of two sold-out shows in Dublin last night, but you won’t find a photograph of her onstage at the 3Arena in The Irish Ti(...)

Sarah Murphy, Hepsebah O’Reilly and Dee Fahy from Westport, Co Mayo at the O2 arena for the Taylor Swift concert. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

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Move in close: if you’re heading to one of Taylor Swift’s two Dublin shows, get ready to be her friend. Photograph: Sascha Steinbach/Getty

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Taylor Swift performs  in Cologne, Germany, earlier this month. Photograph Sascha Schuermann/Getty Images for TAS

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 Taylor Swift performs live on stage. Photograph: Sascha Steinbach/Getty Images

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