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Taylor Swift Dublin shows: Eras Tour excitement kicks off in the Irish capital ahead of this weekend’s performances

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Taylor Swift Dublin shows: Eras Tour excitement kicks off in the Irish capital ahead of this weekend's performances

 

As Taylor Swift gears up to kick off the first night of her Dublin shows this evening, the star’s fans have come out in full force – with people queuing up to get a good view from as early as 5am.

 

Taylor Swift Dublin shows: Eras Tour excitement kicks off in the Irish capital ahead of this weekend's performances

The popstar, 34, is set to play at Aviva Stadium at 6pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

And excitement has already hit the Irish capital, where the singer last played in 2018, for her Reputation tour.

More than 150,000 Swifties are expected to make their way to Dublin for the shows, RTE reported.

The city has been in full-swing with Taylormania, including a performance of the musician’s hit Shake It Off, by the traffic police – shared by the An Garda Síochána social media channel

Elsewhere, the 3 Arena is being used entirely for merch was filled to the brink with excited fans lining up for hoodies, T-shirts and other trinkets.

‘Have never been in the 3 arena when it’s looking like this??’ one fan, called @tpwkmeg, quipped, sharing a clip of the crowds on X.

Elsewhere, radio station Today FM revealed a an installation dedicated to the singer – with the words ‘Ireland (Taylor’s Version)’ spelt out on Dublin beach.

The outlet worked with Mack Signs to create the 100m stint – the size of two Olympic swimming pools.

Sharing a clip of the stunt, the station wished fans a ‘Happy Taylor Swift day’ on X.

One fan, @imacring, writing at 5.10am this morning, revealed: ‘The queue for Taylor Swift Dublin right standing has started Lol I wish I wasn’t insane.’

Another, @shrvztweets, showing off her bedazzling glittering outfit amid a group of people lining up for the show in the morning, around 10am, penned: ‘I counted days, I counted miles, to see @taylorswift13 at #DublinTSTheErastour @taylornation13 I counted days, I counted miles, to see at #DublinTSTheErastour.’

It’s a busy weekend for the Irish capital, where this weekend Pride, Latitude Festival and the GAA football quarter-finals are all set to take place.

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