Danny Gallagher believes that as the seventh son of a seventh son he possesses special healing powers.

Miracles are the business of faith healer Danny Gallagher, who claims to be the seventh son of a seventh son.

Danny Gallagher travels up and down the country meeting the sick and the needy who believe that he has the power to heal them. 

Healing powers handed to him by God revealed in a dream when he was eight years old. Powers reserved for what he also claims to be - the 7th son of a 7th son.

While Danny Gallagher does not charge a fee for the service he provides, voluntary donations are welcomed. His operation thrives on claims of miraculous cures. 

'Newsround' broadcast on 11 April 1976. The reporter is Brendan O'Brien.