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Derry Girls cast 'delighted' to back Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day campaign

The cast of hit Channel 4 comedy Derry Girls are this year backing the return of Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day to Northern Ireland.

Festive knits will be sweeping the country once again as schools, homes and offices will don their most wonderful woollies for the annual fundraiser.

Jamie-Lee O’Donnell, who plays Michelle in the award-winning series said: “We are delighted to get involved in this year’s campaign and pull on our Christmas jumpers for a good cause.

"It’s so easy to get swept up in the Christmas party season and this fundraiser is a great way to enjoy the parties and at the same time raise money for a local charity.”

Taking place on Friday, December 14, this year is set to be the biggest yet with the charity expecting over 5million people to take part, making Christmas Jumper Day one of the biggest annual charity fundraisers in the UK.

You can join Erin, Orla, Clare, Michelle and "the wee English fella" James in helping to give children hope for a better future by donating £2 to Save the Children (£1 for school pupils) at christmasjumperday.org.

Belfast Telegraph