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Here's your 'just chillin' by the canal, no biggie' pic of the day

What would Patrick Kavanagh make of this lad, huh?

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YOU JUST CAN’T keep Kieran Behan down.

Ireland’s second ever Olympic gymnast has come from being wheelchair-bound to competing on the biggest stage – via a bit of brain trauma and an agonising cruciate ligament injury.

Here he is pictured today with a man who, perhaps, had a much less positive world view.

If Behan takes a medal this summer, we want a statue commisioned in this very image.

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