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Dundon 'gang man style' on the X-Factor

GangSTER Ger Dundon partied at the X-Factor TV talent show in London just yards from judges Louis Walsh, Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole and Mel B.

The 27-year-old, who was freed from jail in January after a five-year sentence for public order offences, even posed on stage with his thumbs up for the camera and boasted about dancing "gang man style" (sic).

"At the x factor, some laugh," he posted online this week.

When stunned friends asked if he really had gone to the talent extravaganza Dundon replied: "Ya man, great laugh. I even got up n done the gang man style".

This is a reference to the Gangnam Style dance craze made famous after it went viral on YouTube in 2012.

Dundon was given early release after being jailed for violent disorder linked to him and other members of the infamous McCarthy-Dundon gang to efforts made to collect €20,000 they claimed they were owed by a nightclub boss.

The Limerick mobster now stays clear of the city as much as possible because of threats to his life from former associates who have warned him he is a "dead man".

His eldest brother Wayne (36) was jailed in July for the murder of businessman Roy Collins.

His other brother John (31) is serving life for the murder of innocent rugby player Shane Geoghegan who was shot dead in a case of mistaken identity in 2008.

And another brother, Dessie (30), is also serving life for killing his gangland rival Kieran Keane.

Ger Dundon now spends most of his time in London, and has posted pictures online at different locations there, along with comments expressing his delight at being a free man but wishing his brothers could be with him.

"Feels good to be able to come and go when you feel like it," he wrote recently.

"It would be better if my bros were here but I'll just soldier on. It is what it is," he also posted.

Tickets for the X-Factor auditions are distributed for free by Applause Store online.

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