Dancing Dublin cabby becomes web sensation

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Dancing Dublin cabby becomes web sensation

A Dublin taxi driver found himself stuck behind a city centre street party but rather than seeing red, exiting the vehicle and spitting bile at the hapless revellers, he decided to join in.

Wayne Karney, the taxi driver in question, was caught on camera bopping along to Get Lucky by Daft Punk when a female in a purple dress walks around to the car door, pulls Karney out of his seat and encourages him to 'get down'.

Mr Karney then continues to spin, kick and shake his way through the song, much to the delight of the crowd – one of whom just happened to capture the whole thing on camera.

Amazingly, it has been reported by The Irish Independent that the woman in question was Andrea Pappin, the spokeswoman for the Republic of Ireland's presidency of the EU, while the taxi driver is also an actor who trained with Colin Farrell and starred in My Left Foot with Daniel Day-Lewis.

Wayne Karney told the paper he was looking for fares when he drove into the path of the party. "I just happened to drive up that street and this girl started dancing - I couldn't get by," the taxi driver said.

"There were a lot of people there and there was dance music on. This girl was dancing in front of the car. It was very off-the-cuff, it wasn't planned or anything. Everyone was having a laugh."

Watch the video below that has amassed more than 2 million view on YouTube