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Home Beef VIDEO: Mayo-Sligo Livestock Mart takes on the Jerusalema challenge
Catherina Cunnanehttps://www.thatsfarming.com/
Catherina Cunnane hails from a fifth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the company in 2015.
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VIDEO: Mayo-Sligo Livestock Mart takes on the Jerusalema challenge

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Staff at Mayo-Sligo Livestock Mart are the latest to step up to the Jerusalema challenge.

The west of Ireland-based venue follows hot on the heels of Carnew Mart, Tullow Mart, and Delvin Mart, who released videos of their attempts across social media in recent weeks.

Mayo-Sligo Livestock Mart, which is situated in Ballina, Co. Mayo, has participated in the global dance challenge with a view to raising funds for Embrace FARM.

Members of the public can donate to the charity, a support network for those impacted by farm accidents, at the mart’s weekly sheep, cattle, and calf sale on Tuesday (March 9th).

Mayo-Sligo Livestock Mart Jerusalema challenge

Gardaí

Various organisations and individuals across the island of Ireland have been following in Gardaí’s footsteps by stepping up the challenge.

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Last month, members of An Garda Síochána responded to the challenge laid down by Swiss police to “give the public we serve a lift in these challenging times”.

Swiss police claimed that their Irish counterparts would never be able to top the “precision, discipline and perfectionism” on show.

In a tweet, a spokesperson for An Garda Síochá na said: “We have stepped up to the Swiss police @fedpolCH #JerusalemaChallenge. Gardaí across Ireland answered the call to give the public we serve a lift in these challenging times. #StayTogether #homeStaySafe.”

The global challenge began in February 2020 after a group of friends, Fenómenos do Semba, shot a video of themselves dancing to the track in Angola. The gospel-influenced house song is by South African producer, Master KG, and performed by singer-songwriter, Nomcebo.

Other agri-related attempts:
  • Carnew Mart – see video here
  • Tullow Mart – watch here
  • Delvin Mart – more here
  • Kiernan Milling – click here

Will you be next to take on the challenge? Send your video clips to That’s Farming by emailing – info@thatsfarming.com.

Your video may be featured on our website and across our various social media channels.

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