In pictures: Wales v Ireland Six Nations build-up

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Wales take on Ireland on Saturday in what could be a Six Nations decider.

With a Grand Slam on the line, it is no surprise fans were out in force before the game in Cardiff to make the most of the atmosphere

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Cardiff has been enjoying a party atmosphere with about 270,000 people in the city for the Six Nations game with Ireland on Saturday.
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About 50 extra flights were laid on to get fans from Dublin into the city for the game.
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Did you get the memo? Dragon onesies are perfectly acceptable attire on a Six Nations weekend...
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...and so is a suit covered with shamrocks
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Dressed like a dog's dinner? In Berlin, Carys Huws's best friend, Ron, is ready for the spectacle.