Daniel’s wish for healthy
DANIEL O’Donnell has
revealed that all he wants for Christmas is for wife
Majella to remain cancer-free and his family to be
The Donegal singer admitted that while it might
sound sentimental his simple festive wish was
genuine and heartfelt.
He said that every cancer-free Christmas in the
O’Donnell household was a good one.
“As far as a Christmas
present this year, what would I like Santa to bring?
I think, as long as we’re all healthy,” said Daniel,
who ended his UK tour in Brighton last night.
“That sounds maybe very nice to say but in our case,
it’s true because Majella had cancer a few years ago
so every year that we have good health we’re very
grateful. So, if Santa sees fit for that, we’re
happy,” he added.
Mother-of-two and grand-mum Majella (57) received
the diagnosis of breast cancer in the summer of
The Tipperary native underwent a double mastectomy
and reconstruction surgery five months later and was
relieved to receive the all-clear from the disease
later in 2014.
Daniel & Majella.
She recently admitted
she lives in fear of the disease returning.
Meanwhile, Daniel, who celebrated his 56th birthday
last week, said the couple will not be spending
Christmas at their Kincasslagh home this year as it
is currently under major renovation as part of the
‘Room to Improve’ television show.
They will instead spend the festive holidays at
pregnant daughter Siobhan’s new family home in the
North before heading to their Tenerife villa for
some “warm weather” in the new year,” Daniel said
via his official website.