Fermoy man Seán McCarthy, pictured with Garda Peter O’Loughlin and Garda Séamus Luddy of the Roads Policing Unit, receiving his certificate and commemoration medal to mark his successful completion of the Jerusalema Challenge.

Seán McCarthy is a familiar figure to everyone in Fermoy, and having seen the viral Garda Jerusalema Challenge dance video recently, Seán took up the challenge with his friends at the Cope Foundation.

A good friend of An Garda Síochána, Seán often helps out with the St Patrick’s Day parade or any local event and is rarely seen without wearing some of the Garda memorabilia he has collected from local members over the years.

Seán likes to inspect any new addition to the local Garda fleet when it arrives, and always makes time to have a chat with local gardaí.

Unfortunately, Seán has missed out on this contact over the last year, although local gardaí still glimpse him occasionally at his home, when out on patrol.

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