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Leinster supporters welcome their team onto the pitch before the Guinness PRO14 match at the RDS. Picture: Getty

Rounding the corner onto Beggars Bush, the crowd was immediately and unexpectedly upon you, an ambush of long-awaited normality as Leinster fans once again encircled some of Dublin 4’s favourite match-day haunts that for months have been idle.

For the first time since the early days of 2020, they were back and once again beating the same well-worn route from Dublin city centre to Ballsbridge.

Meanwhile, in west Dublin, Shamrock Rovers fans got off the ...