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This heroic little Garda led the Drogheda Paddy's Day parade yesterday

What a day for Ceejay McArdle.

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LITTLE CEEJAY MCARDLE is the three-year-old Monaghan boy who dreams of growing up to be part of the Gardaí.

Ceejay was sadly diagnosed with leukaemia at the age of two – but that didn’t stop him becoming Ireland’s youngest and most adorable Garda recruit last year.

And yesterday he led the Drogheda St Patrick’s Day parade in full uniform

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His mam posted to Facebook and YouTube documenting Ceejay’s big day

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Here he is preparing in the local station for the parade

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And watching on before he took his place at the front

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There he is in the fire engine that he was in when he led the parade

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Famously, Ceejay has support from police forces all over the world – and yesterday the messages kept on coming in

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“Happy Saint Patrick’s Day Ceejay from Swedish police David and Jonathan. Get well soon!”

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What a Paddy’s Day it was for Ceejay

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