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08th Aug 2023

Ireland AM’s Elaine Crowley devastated following the death of her nephew

Elaine Crowley said her nephew Ultan “touched the lives of everyone he encountered with joy”

TV presenter Elaine Crowley has been left heartbroken following the death of her beloved nephew. Elaine confirmed the devastating news on Instagram alongside a beautiful tribute to her nephew Ultan.

The presenter confirmed her nephew passed away after a “short battle with cancer”.

“The best job I’ve ever had is being this bright, beautiful, bonkers boy’s Auntie Dumbass.

“Ultan showed such bravery and kindness all during his short battle with cancer. He was the best son, brother, nephew, and friend,” she wrote.

Elaine said Ultan “touched the lives of everyone he encountered with joy and was absolutely hilarious too”.

His family has launched a fundraiser in his honour following his heartbreaking passing.


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Elaine confirmed that funds raised will be donated to Animal Help Kerry.

“He adored animals especially his beloved cats Mrs Creeper and Chorizo El Gato so with that in mind we want to raise as much as possible to help out the furry friends he so adored.

“Please donate if you can, any amount means so much. Animal Help Kerry. Thank you.

“Our hearts are shattered,” Elaine concluded.

You can help honour Ultan by donating here.

We’re keeping Elaine and her loved ones in our thoughts during this heartbreaking time.