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

What a day for Ceejay McArdle.
Mar 18th 2016, 9:16 AM 4,724 2

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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

ceejay2 Source: Susan Brown Twitter

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

ceejay Source: Facebook

Here he is preparing in the local station for the parade

ceejay3 Source: YouTube

And watching on before he took his place at the front

ceejay4 Source: YouTube

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

ceejay6 Source: YouTube

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

Source: Ceejay McArdle/Facebook

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

ceejay7 Source: Facebook

What a Paddy’s Day it was for Ceejay

ceejay5 Source: YouTube

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