Bressie has announced the devastating news that a family member has passed away after contracting coronavirus.
Posting the sad news to Twitter he shared that it was his uncle who had passed away from the ‘horrible virus.’
My uncle Jonny passed away yesterday due to covid-19 . It’s a horrible virus. But the nurses that took care of him are superheroes . What empathy . I really feel for them. What a tough job. Important to keep strong on the measures to stop it ❤️
— Niall Breslin (@nbrez) April 24, 2020
The Blizzards frontman also took the opportunity to thank all the nurses who took care of him calling them “superheroes”.
“To all the frontline staff. You are often the last person they see. You are doing an incredible service to humanity and it must be so hard for you.”
He also shared an even more important message with his followers, asking for us all to continue what we are all doing; “Let’s all keep focused on what we are being asked to do to stop this virus. It’s hard stuff. We need to keep it up. Stay well.”