Search

Heir finders donate £20k to Finsbury Danish school

PUBLISHED: 14:00 07 February 2015

Daniel Curran presents the cheque to Eva Papesch at Dania school

Daniel Curran presents the cheque to Eva Papesch at Dania school

Archant

A star of daytime TV has donated £20,000 to a Danish school in Finsbury.

Daniel Curran, managing director of Finders International in Vestry Street, took the company’s contribution to the Dania School in Northampton Road to £70,000 with his latest donation.

Mr Curran, whose genealogists play a major role in the new series of BBC’s Heir Hunters, stumped up £50,000 to help headteacher Eva Papesch open the school in 2013. His Danish wife Anette Nielson works there.

The new money will help set up a pre-school to add to the four classes already at Dania.

The Dania School is attended by children all over London and has plans to open a secondary school.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Islington Gazette. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Islington Gazette