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Dublin star Philly McMahon pays touching tribute to late Finglas boy after semi-final win

‘Batman’ Ben Farrell tragically passed away recently after suffering from a rare form of cancer.

THERE WAS A minute’s applause ahead of today’s thrilling All-Ireland Dublin-Kerry semi-final for the late ‘Batman’ Ben Farrell – the brave five-year-old Finglas boy who recently passed away after he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called Wilms Tumour last December.

Afterwards, Dublin GAA star Philly McMahon also paid tribute to Farrell on Twitter, with a post of him wearing a Batman t-shirt, in which he added: “The little batman was watching over us! #batmanben”

Many other tributes were paid after the sad news was announced earlier this month.

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