Former UTV presenter Aideen Kennedy has requested her supporters on social media to maintain an eye fixed out for her kids, simply hours earlier than she died from most cancers.
On Friday evening the journalist, 43, advised her 16,700 followers on Twitter that her battle with most cancers had come to an finish.
She tweeted: “So life has not gone effectively and I’m as sick as I used to be as once I went in to hospital so primarily going house to die however getting palliative care. The children know. When you ever come throughout them, will you an eye fixed out for them, they’re the kindest, sweetest most considerate kiddies.”
Her tweet generated nearly 1,400 feedback from buddies and supporters, a lot of them assuring her of their prayers.
Former UTV Political Editor Ken Reid tweeted his ideas.
“onight the thought Aideen is now not with us is simply coronary heart breaking,” he mentioned. “A good soul who suffered an excessive amount of. The information has surprised many people. All of us have to take care. God bless her. RIP.”
Her shut buddy, former DUP MP Emma Little Pengelly additionally tweeted her ideas.
“No extra ache, or sickness for you now,” she mentioned. “No extra sorrow or trauma. Probably the most lovely, form soul that life gave me the privilege of understanding. Our walks and talks, craic and enjoyable. I hope we are going to meet once more. Goodbye my buddy.”
In an interview with the Belfast Telegraph in 2018 Aideen advised how her household had been beset by tragedy, having misplaced all her siblings in varied methods.
“My brother Dara (35) died from a mind tumour, months later my sister Fiona (44) died from most cancers and I’d a brother Rory who died in a highway accident,” she mentioned. “So I’ve no brothers or sisters left. I take into consideration them day by day. I cherished them to bits”.