Local actress runs London Marathon for children cancer charity

Monaghan actress Caitriona Balfe raised over €32,000 (32,574) for a cancer charity when she ran the London Marathon last weekend.

The actress ran on behalf of World Child Cancer, and finished the marathon in four hours 47 minutes.

Her sister Anne Marie was also running, and finished with a time of four hours 25 minutes.

World Child Cancer is a charity that supports children with cancer and their families in programmes across Africa, Asia and Central America.