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T-Anglo Irish Agreement 12.10.15

DANIEL O'Donnell is hoping his stint on Strictly Come Dancing helps brings peace to the North as both Catholics and Protestants vote to keep him in the hit BBC show.
With people in the Republic unable to vote for the 53 year old each week, the Donegal crooner is relying heavily on his fans across the border to get him through.
"This might be the first time the Falls and the Shankill vote for the same person," Daniel joked.
The Kincasslagh singer made his remarks in an interview with BBC NI presenter Stephen Nolan who quipped: "You might be able to unite the Catholics and Protestants of Northern Ireland."
Daniel, who recently became a step-granddad, said he was humbled by the huge level of support he has received so far in the dance competition.
He said he was amazed to hear that people were crossing the border each week while others were sending money to friends and family in the North to cast votes for him on their behalf.
"Isn't that amazing? I've been very fortunate through the years with the people who have followed what I've done and the music. They have been tremendously loyal and supported everything that I've done. Even for Strictly, people that maybe wouldn't really like the music are saying 'we'll be voting for you'. So it's looking good," he added.
Daniel O'Donnell and his dance partner Kristina Rihanoff. Photo: BBC Strictly Come Dancing.
Grease was the word for the balladeer and his professional partner Kristina Rihanoff (38) as they danced the cha, cha, cha on Saturday night to the song ‘Summer Nights’. The couple received a judges' score of 21 out of 40 - their lowest to date - with mixed criticism about the competency of Daniel's third live performance.
Former prima ballerina and judge Darcey Bussell told him to exaggerate his moves more while head judge Len Goodman told him his 1950s-inspired performance didn't manage to create any 'Greased Lightenin'.
Meanwhile, Daniel continues to receive huge support from wife Majella (55) who tweeted after his performance: "The standard of dancing on BBC Strictly is fantastic. Well done Daniel and Kristina. You did great! Jay McGuiness was excellent. Well done." She said she would look forward to Daniel's efforts in the Foxtrot next week. Daniel survived again on last night's results show with boxer Anthony Agogo the second celebrity to leave the competition.
Daniel's dance partner said his efforts continued to inspire huge pride in her as a teacher, adding that ballroom routines suited him better than Latin.
"(Daniel) is a non-dancer trying his best. And he did so good," Ms Rihanoff tweeted.
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