Sunday 18 March 2018

Ailish O'Hora: She feared her reaction but after said it looked 'fab'

Majella O'Donnell displayed strength and courage last night when she had her head shaved live on 'The Late Late Show' for the Irish Cancer Society.

But the businesswoman and wife of singer Daniel O'Donnell, who has been diagnosed with breast cancer, also showed a selflessness as she laid herself bare, so to speak.

Before she had her head shaved, she said she feared for her reaction if she looked in the mirror after the hair was removed. But she faced down her fears and as she looked in the mirror she simply said: "Fab."

Majella was also kind and thoughtful when considering others with cancer as she described how it has affected her and her loved ones.

And she was quick to point out that her appearance on the show was driven by a desire to raise much-needed funds for the Irish Cancer Society.

Majella received a much-deserved standing ovation after she had her head shaved on the live show. It was a fearless gesture from a brave and strong woman.

Irish Independent

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