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Broadcast online over webcam at St Peter's Church in Lurgan, the clip captured by viewer Patricia Lavery shows sacristan Noel McCann dancing, flanked by Father Colum Wright and Deacon Kevin Devine

Broadcast online over webcam at St Peter's Church in Lurgan, the clip captured by viewer Patricia Lavery shows sacristan Noel McCann dancing, flanked by Father Colum Wright and Deacon Kevin Devine

Broadcast online over webcam at St Peter's Church in Lurgan, the clip captured by viewer Patricia Lavery shows sacristan Noel McCann dancing, flanked by Father Colum Wright and Deacon Kevin Devine

A Co Armagh church has gone viral online after the clergy ended Saturday night's mass with an Irish jig "to raise spirits" amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Broadcast online over webcam at St Peter's Church in Lurgan, the clip captured by viewer Patricia Lavery shows sacristan Noel McCann dancing, flanked by Father Colum Wright and Deacon Kevin Devine.

In the video, which has been viewed more than 140,000 times according to the church, the trio can be seen dancing and skipping to an upbeat accordian arrangement of the traditional hymn 'Lord of the Dance'.