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i will answer your questions one by one
1. will it work in ireland with a sky connection?
answer: Yes, Freeview, Freesat, Virgin Media or Sky TV connections would works with this TV
2. will a soundbar work?
answer: yes, it has the connectivity available for soundbar via an ARC compliant HDMI port
3. will a dvd blu ray player work
answer: yes the skybox and dvd player both use the av port
further its a good choice to opt in for as i have checked multiple reviews and this model seems to have fared with a good rating
let me know if you have any more questions
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Thank for this reply - you have answered all my questions