Aideen Kennedy spent weeks in hospital as she underwent 12 blood transfusions earlier than saying she was ‘going residence to die’ on Friday, with the help of palliative careAideen Kennedy was a well-liked presenter on UTV Information (Picture: UTV)Aideen Kennedy, a former UTV presenter, has died on the age of 43 following a battle with a terminal sickness. She was a well-liked information presenter for UTV – the Northern Irish equal of ITV – and had posted photographs of herself in hospital earlier within the week for an sickness,the character of which which was not disclosed. Aideen on Tuesday had up to date her 16,600 followers on Twitter of her prolonged spell in hospital. She shared photographs of her receiving a blood transfusion, with the caption: “Day 19 in hospital – say a wee prayer for me. Bleeding in abdomen.” On the identical day she posted one other picture of a blood bag, praising individuals who donate.
Aideen died at residence simply at some point after leaving hospital for palliative care
Aideen wrote: “God bless these individuals who give blood, I’m my on my twelfth transfusion and I can’t imagine somebody could be so type and selfless.” On Friday morning, she revealed that she could be “going residence to die”, with the help of palliative care. The Twitter submit, which has garnered greater than 10,600 likes, mentioned: “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 residence to die however getting palliative care. “The children know. In the event you ever come throughout them, will you a watch out for them, they’re the kindest, sweetest most considerate kiddies.”
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UTV colleague Rita Fitzgerald replied: “Darling Aideen, I’m so desperately sorry to listen to this. My coronary heart is breaking for you. I’m right here if I can do something in any respect. A lot love xxx.” Shut buddy Emma Little-Pengally introduced her demise on Saturday night on Twitter. She tweeted: “Completely devastated. My lovely, humorous, type buddy Aideen has handed away. I’ll miss her terribly. We met 22 years in the past after we shared a room for the summer season in DC and have become agency buddies. Goodbye lovely lady.” Former vice-chair of the Meeting Committee on Schooling Chris Lyttle, who grew to become buddies Aideen and Emma by way of the Washington Eire Program firstly of their respective careers, additionally paid tribute on Twitter.
Aideen Kennedy was a well-liked presenter on UTV Information
He wrote: “Relaxation in peace Aideen. I’m so grateful for current time spent collectively. “Might your loved ones be comforted by the life and love you dropped at this world. My heartfelt sympathy and assist to them.” Little-Pengally penned one other candy message on Twitter, writing: “Our time right here on earth is completed. I grieve for that. No extra ache, or sickness for you now. “No extra sorrow or trauma. Probably the most lovely, type soul that life gave me the privilege of understanding. Our walks and talks, craic and enjoyable. “I hope we’ll meet once more. Goodbye my buddy.” ITV has been contacted for remark. Do you might have a narrative to promote? Get in contact with us at [email protected] or name us direct 0207 29 33033. Learn Extra
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