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WATCH: This Lad On RTÉ News ALMOST Had A Very Embarrassing Moment Last Night

By James Fenton

July 31, 2017 at 11:18am

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Ireland has evolved a lot in recent years but will still love nothing more then a good old-fashioned video clip of someone slipping on their arse.

Don't believe us? The below clip from seven years ago is still one of our national broadcaster's most iconic moments.

Last night we came agonisingly close to history repeating itself as this man nearly took a tumble during RTÉ's segment about the annual pilgrimage climb of Croagh Patrick.

Check it out below as the absolute legend manages to keep his composure with the eyes of a nation fixed upon him.

The relieved smirk of a man who knows he's just avoided a lifetime of slagging. Nice save, bud.

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