Cork native Garda Mary Gardiner rows in to help important campaign with another dancing video

Cork native Garda Mary Gardiner rows in to help important campaign with another dancing video
Garda Mary Gardiner is back with her dancing videos to raise awareness about the 'A Better Life for Livie' campaign. Image Credit: Garda Info Twitter.

Cork native Garda Mary Gardiner has once again gone above and beyond the call of duty to create another dancing video to highlight an important campaign.

Garda Mary, originally from The Glen in Cork City, is currently stationed in Tralee and recently became an internet sensation when she donned her dancing shoes for the 'Do It For Dan' campaign.

Joined at a distance by some local residents, Garda Mary starred in her own music video for the Tony Christie classic 'Amarillo' in a bid to raise much-needed funds for the medical treatment of one-year-old Dan Donoher who was born with a rare genetic neuromuscular disease.

Now, she's back with another video with the help of fellow emergency service personnel in Tralee to highlight another important campaign.

This time, Garda Mary has taken on the smash hit 'Uptown Funk', throwing shapes for the 'A Better Life for Livie' fundraiser.

Little Livie was born on the August 26 2019 and is suffering from the same rare and serious genetic neuromuscular condition as Dan Donoher - spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type 1.

SMA is essentially a muscle wasting disease which causes infants to have difficulty moving, eating, breathing, and swallowing.

Livie's parents Karen and Keith are currently fundraising for specialist treatment only available in the US, which costs in the region of €2m.

"Garda Mary Gardiner is back! Mary has teamed up with the emergency services in Tralee to help the 'A Better Life for Livie' campaign," Gardaí wrote on social media. 

The video has amassed a huge reaction on Facebook, garnering over 600,000 views in just a few days.

If you would like to donate to the 'A Better Life for Livie' fundraiser you can visit the GoFundMe page: 

https://www.gofundme.com/f/a-better-life-for-livie

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