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With more than five million viewers between them, two Irish gamers are making their mark in one of the most competitive parts of YouTube

Nobody online knows him as Sean McLoughlin, but the Ballycumber native’s pseudonym is a global superstar on YouTube. McLoughlin’s jacksepticeye channel has 3.3 million subscribers. Like pretty much every YouTube gamer that developed a following, the 25-year-old started out looking to make more use out of his hobby.

“I used to play games a lot, so much so that it was eating into my time. I always liked video and audio editing, I had...

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