Danielís senior superfans camp out
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Directioners - veteran Daniel O'Donnell fans are
giving the young ones a run for their money by
camping out all weekend for tickets to see their
Armed with flasks of tea, blankets, pillows and
sleeping bags, the crooner's senior super-fans
pitched up at venues across the UK since last
Thursday for concerts that won't happen until
Travelling miles to get there, they queued despite
the cold November chill at various locations
Others planned similar adventures throughout the
weekend in Nottingham, Croydon and Glasgow.
The devoted fans kept their spirits up by playing
their favourite Daniel songs and sharing stories on
Mega-fan Jacky Orriss travelled 166 miles from Essex
to spend two nights queuing outside Bournemouth
Danielís superfans camp out for
Wrapped up in a Daniel
O'Donnell scarf, warm coat and sleeping bag, she
said the happy crowd weren't too bothered about the
"Having a great time in the queue playing Daniel's
music. Great to catch up with friends and made lots
of new ones," she said.
Another devotee, Lynn Sowter, described how her
ticket odyssey would shape up.
"I'm going (Saturday) from Ashbourne (at) 6.35am bus
to Derby then get Red Arrow to Nottingham - should
be there just before 8am," she said.
Daniel (53) will return to the stage with his
comeback tour in Killarney, Co Kerry, in August
Meanwhile, his fans' devotion hasnít gone unnoticed
by the Donegal crooner who shared their photos on
his official Facebook page. "Hope the weather
doesn't get too cold tonight," he said.