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Keady schoolgirl wows BGT judges

Jessica Jane McParland, Keady’s own eight year old martial arts superstar, wowed the judges of Britain’s Got Talent on Saturday night with her dazzling display of sword-wielding leaps and kicks, showcasing her incredible skills in martial arts and kick-boxing.

The petite schoolgirl, who is also know as JJ Golden Dragon, is no stranger to the stage having featured in movies and competed in global martial arts competition, received a rapturous response from all four judges and a standing ovation from a thrilled audience.  Blown away by her exhilarating performance, the notoriously hard to please Simon Cowell even invited JJ to be his bodyguard!

After receiving a unanimous thumbs-up from the judges, Jessica progresses to the next stage of the hugely popular talent show and, in the words of judge Alesha Dixon, the Keady girl will certainly be “one to watch”.