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Gardaí pay Philip a birthday visit after Robbie Keane's call for birthday cards

By Sarah Finnan

May 23, 2020 at 3:16pm


The Gardaí have responded to Robbie Keane's callout for birthday cards, going one better and paying Philip Walsh a visit on his 27th birthday.

Robbie Keane put a call out for 'as many birthday cards as possible' for a Dublin fan yesterday, revealing that Philip Walsh "who loves sport and especially wrestling" has been having a tough time as of late.

Asking the public to help Philip celebrate his birthday in style, people responded to the challenge in the best way possible - by showering the now 27-year-old with love on his birthday. And even An Garda Síochána have done their part by paying the Dubliner a visit in honour of his big day.

Sharing a photo of the (socially distanced) meeting, the pic was captioned:

"Gardaí in Malahide joined Philip Walsh to celebrate his 27th birthday today with plenty of lights and sirens from the Emergency Services!

Philip has been having a tough time lately and we were delighted to attend his birthday celebrations!

Happy Birthday Philip!"

Now we know that there's "no post on Sundays" (thanks to JK Rowling and Harry Potter for that one) but even a belated birthday message would still be much appreciated and you can send a birthday card/letter/drawing to the following address: 5 Seabury Walk, Malahide, Co.Dublin, K36 AY60.

Robbie also managed to get Philip a birthday message from WWE star Finn Balor, so we think it's safe to safe this is one birthday he won't be forgetting in a hurry.

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