The man behind Mrs Brown, Brendan O’ Carroll has shown his humanitarian side once again after revealing that he will give $50,000 for another good cause.
O’Carroll who most famous for playing the outspoken Mrs Brown said he is giving the large to the family of a baby who miraculously survived his pregnant Mum’s death in a car crash in Australia.
The woman named Sarah Paino sadly passed away after a car crash last Friday, but remarkably , her unborn baby survived the horrific accident and is in stable condition in hospital. According to a number reports in the Australian press, Sarah’s husband Daniel and their two-year-old son who were also in the vehicle at the time of the accident but they escaped with minor injuries.
O’Carroll’s amazing gesture comes after he heard of the family’s difficult time when he was appearing on Australian News Show The Project, which prompted him to make a generous donation live on air. O’Carroll said: “I was really touched by the piece you did about Daniel in Hobart. “We’re very much a family so if it’s okay with you guys – we as the Brown family would like to donate 50 grand to that fund. “We’re travelling out to do the show in Hobart and we hope to make you guys smile – but in the meantime Hobart’s been really good to us and we’d want to get a chance to be good back”.
The latest donation by the Irish comic follows a recent string of goodwill and charitable donations by the star, who recently paid for the burial of a formerly homeless Polish man in Ennis after he died alone on Christmas Day.