A young country music star from Co Tyrone donated her honoraria from a recent TV performance to a local cancer support group.

Caillín McDonald, better known as Caillín Joe, donated his £ 700 ‘A Kids Country Christmas’ fee on RTE to the Termonmaguirc Cancer Patients Comfort Fund.

Caillín Joe told MyTyrone the donation was in memory of his grandmother, whom he described as one of his biggest fans.

“My grandmother was one of my biggest fans and on October 31 she passed away from cancer, and the Termonmaguirc Cancer Patients Comfort Fund is doing a great job,” Caillín said.

“She was a big help to me and every time I came back from a gig or a gig I always had to go show her the videos, and she was always such a great support – everything was done. in his memory. “

The local charity helps cancer patients living in the Termonmaguirc area, and the group thanked the talent of country music for their donation.

Joey Kelly of the support group told MyTyrone the donation shows the young singer’s “wonderful” character.

“Caillín Joe, making this donation to the Termonmaguirc Cancer Patients Comfort Fund, was for me the true spirit of Christmas and shows exactly how wonderful Caillín Joe is,” said Joey.

“Thank you Caillín Joe for choosing our charity for your very kind and generous donation,” the group said in a Facebook post.

“The Termonmaguirc Cancer Patients Comfort Fund committee wishes you the best in your future singing career. We will be at your service! “