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Stevie Mulrooney: Young singer answers Ireland’s call in Six Nations

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“So many people helped him out,” Seamus said.

“The band made him feel so at ease – and a special thank you to Jennifer Dalton who sang both national anthems, she kept him calm on the day,” he said.

He’s a “good little lad,” his dad added, saying his family as “so proud” of him.

Ireland rugby coach Andy Farrell said Stevie’s confidence “was amazing”.

“I actually thought: ‘I wish our lads are going to be like that.’

“He’s got his shoulders back, he was ready. He was waving to the crowd, stood there on his own. I thought: ‘This kid’s got it all.'”

As for Stevie, he was delighted not only with Ireland’s comprehensive victory but also that he got to meet the teams – including his favourite players, Ireland captain Peter O’Mahony and Bundee Aki.

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