IT was game on for Daniel
O'Donnell this week when he dropped in to play
draughts with his 104 year old Donegal neighbour
Hughie may be almost twice the age of Daniel (53)
but the centenarian is clearly a dab hand when it
comes to the tricky game that involves forward
thinking and strategy.
Hughie (104) gives Daniel a
masterclass in draughts.
entertainer delighted fans by posting a photo of the
checkers game on his Facebook page which has almost
"Two legends," wrote one fan while one of Hughie's
grand-daughters appears to give the singer a word of
warning: "I have never able to beat Granga (sic) at
draughts so good luck Daniel!" she quipped.
The singer took time out with his elderly friend as
he and wife Majella (55) travel around the country
on their B&B road trip for UTV Ireland.
The couple have been enjoying the hospitality at
guesthouses while trying out lots of leisure
activities such as Segway rides; paddleboarding and
deep sea fishing.