Glee as Derry’s Damian lands plum role

Budding Glee star Damian McGinty
Budding Glee star Damian McGinty

Derry teenager Damian McGinty has won a role in hit US drama Glee.

Damian, (18), well known for his part in Celtic Thunder, bagged the role after competing in reality show The Glee Project that had a starring role in the TV phenomenon as its prize.

Derry Deputy Mayor Kevin Campbell this morning congratulated Damian.

“Glee is one of the most popular TV shows in America and is watched by millions across the world. Damian’s progress into the finals has been eagerly watched over recent weeks by his fans in Derry. I would like to wish Damian all the best for the future, it’s a great opportunity for him,” the Deputy Mayor said.

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