A MUM told last night how her boy died after developing the flu and a chest infection.Rapper Sean ‘Lil’ Red’ Hughes, 15, from Finglas, Dublin, passed away on Friday and will be buried on Tuesday.Mum Karen said: “He had flu symptoms then he died. He was larger than life.”Sean died in Dublin’s Temple Street Hospital after developing flu-like symptoms and a chest infection.Karen had taken him to his GP on Wednesday and he was prescribed antibiotics — but after going home, his condition deteriorated and he was rushed to hospital late on Thursday.Last night his anguished parents Joe and Karen told the Irish Sun they were still in the dark about the sudden death.Speaking to us at the family home in Finglas, north Dublin, distraught Joe said: “We are still waiting for answers.“It was a very bad chest infection to start off with and there were complications after that.“He went into the hospital. He had the chest infection a few … [Read more...] about Parents of 15-year-old budding rapper Sean Hughes who died after flu and chest infection overwhelmed by stories of their son’s kindness as strangers come forward
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TRIBUTES are being paid to a talented teenage rapper who died suddenly after falling ill this week.Sean Hughes, from Finglas in Dublin, passed away at Temple Street Hospital on Friday.The popular 15-year-old’s funeral will take place at St Canice’s Church in Finglas Village on Tuesday morning at 10am.Sean – who was known by friends as Lil’ Red – will be laid to rest at Glasnevin Cemetery.A number of people have taken to social media to pay tribute to the Colaiste Eoin pupil and send their condolences to his heartbroken family.The I Love Finglas Facebook page wrote: “Finglas has lost a legend, our thoughts and prayers are with all young Sean Hughes’ family and large circle friends.“Sean was very popular with everyone who knew him, great talent and amazing personality.“Sean may you rest in peace young man 💙 keep rapping in the sky with the angels.”The Finglas Festival page said: “The Finglas Festival Committee has … [Read more...] about Tributes paid to talented Finglas teenager Sean Hughes who passed away after falling ill this week
IN 2017 the world has been forced to bid a sad farewell to some of its most famous and beloved stars from the world of sports, entertainment and television.Here we take an opportunity to honour some of the iconic figures who are no longer with us...Keith Barron, 83TV actor Keith Barron, best known for his role in the sitcom Duty Free, passed away after a short illness.The actor also appeared in Coronation Street and Where the Heart is.He also featured in the series Take Me Home and the movie The Land That Time Forgot.In a statement confirming his death, Barron's agent said the actor was "immensely proud" of his "long and varied career".Sean Hughes, 51Hughes appeared as a captain on the popular BBC music quiz show Never Mind The Buzzcocks alongside He died of liver cirrhosis, pals confirmed in a series of tweets, on October 20.Fellow funny man Jason Manford tweeted: "Very sad to hear about Sean Hughes. A brilliant comic and a lovely bloke. RIP."Jack Dee added: "Very sad to … [Read more...] about Celebrity deaths 2017 – we remember the stars we’ve lost this year, including Bruce Forsyth, Sean Hughes, Hugh Heffner and Keith Barron
PHILL Jupitus was among a host of comedians who turned out for the funeral of funnyman Sean Hughes today.The 51-year-old Irishman, who found fame as one of the original team captains on BBC2’s panel show Never Mind The Buzzcocks, died of liver cirrhosis earlier this month.Tributes poured in for the star as shocked friends and fans around the world remembered his brutally honest comedy.His funeral was held at Islington and Camden Cemetery in London this afternoon with familiar faces such as David Baddiel, Omid Djalili, Phill Jupitus and Johnny Vegas among the mourners.The order of service featured pictures of the comedian in his early days on the comedy circuit as well as some of his best jokes.The front of the booklet was mocked up to show his name in lights above a theatre, with the dates "10 November 1965 to 16 October 2017".The star's final tweet simply said: "In hospital".He had previously predicted his death a decade ago, saying: “I honestly don’t think … [Read more...] about Sean Hughes funeral – Buzzcocks co-star Phill Jupitus leads TV legends including David Baddiel and Jack Dee as comedy world says goodbye to Irish funnyman
IN 2017 the world has had to bid a sad farewell to some of its most famous stars from the world of sports, entertainment and television.From politicians to comedians and musicians to sports stars, here we take an opportunity to honour some of the iconic figures who are no longer with us...Sean Hughes, 51Hughes appeared as a captain on the popular BBC music quiz show Never Mind The Buzzcocks alongside He died of liver cirrhosis, pals confirmed in a series of tweets, on October 20.Fellow funny man Jason Manford tweeted: "Very sad to hear about Sean Hughes. A brilliant comic and a lovely bloke. RIP."Jack Dee added: "Very sad to hear about Sean Hughes. Started on the circuit with him back in the day. RIP."Brent Briscoe, 56Twin Peaks actor Brent Biscoe passed away on October 18 after a short stay in hospital.He is said to have suffered a "serious fall", which results in internal bleeding and heart complications, according to Variety.His agent said: "We lost a class act on … [Read more...] about Celebrity deaths 2017 – we remember the stars we’ve lost this year, including Sean Hughes, Bruce Forsyth, Hugh Heffner and Liz Dawn
CIRRHOSIS of the liver can be very serious, with the possibility it can lead into liver failure and potentially death.But what is the condition and can it be treated? Here's all you need to know...Liver cirrhosis is scarring of the liver caused by long term damage.The scar tissue on the liver prevents it from functioning properly, which can eventually lead to failure where the liver stops functioning altogether.The damage is often caused by excessive alcohol consumption causing irreparable damage to the vital organ.You can be tested for the condition with a blood test. If you are concerned consult your GP as soon as possible.Often people don't experience symptoms during the early stages of cirrhosis, only physically feeling unwell as the condition progresses.As the liver becomes increasingly damaged people can feel tired, weak and nauseous, they can also loose their appetite and sex drive.If the condition continues to get worse, sufferers can suffer from jaundice, where their skin and … [Read more...] about What is liver cirrhosis, the condition Sean Hughes had, what are the symptoms and can the damage be reversed?
SEAN Hughes has passed away aged just 51.But how did he die? And what shows was he in? We take a look...Sean Hughes was born November 10 1965.He was an English-born Irish stand-up comedian, writer and actor.Sean is well known for being on Never Mind The Buzzcocks in the 90s.He also appeared in the ITV series The Last Detective, and played Pat, a love interest of Eileen Grimshaw, in Coronation Street.Early on in his career, we won the prestigious Perrier Comedy Award for his A One Night Stand with Sean Hughes show.He also had a small role in the 1991 film The Commitments.Sean passed away aged 51 on October 15, 2017.Friends have confirmed he died of liver cirrhosis.In his final tweet, sent on October 8, he wrote simply: "In hospital."His former promoter, Richard Bucknall, paid tribute to the Irish star.He said: "He was a pioneering, groundbreaking comedian who changed comedy with that live show."A host of stars from the comedy world have paid tribute to Sean on social media.Jason … [Read more...] about Who was Sean Hughes, how did he die, what TV shows had the comedian appeared in and how old was he?
A SURPRISE witness has created a storm in the inquest into the death of cricketer Phillip Hughes.It has been claimed that NSW fast bowler Doug Bollinger admitted to making an “I’ll kill you” sledge.Bollinger, David Warner, Brad Haddin and Hughes’ batting partner Tom Cooper have all denied that the sledge was made.Phillip Hughes’ brother Jason Hughes then claimed Cooper spoke of the alleged sledge at a gathering of cricket players at an SCG wake the night Phillip died.Matt Day, another cricketer and close friend of Phillip Hughes, also backed Jason’s claim, according to The Australian.Day, in a statement released on Tuesday, said: “Whilst I was at the gathering at Sydney Cricket Ground, I was with a group of players sitting where the players’ seats are in the home dressing room.“There was general discussion regarding the circumstances of the match. At one stage, Doug Bollinger said words to the effect of: ‘One of my sledges was … [Read more...] about Doug Bollinger accused of ‘I’ll kill you’ sledge by new witness at inquest into Phillip Hughes’ death
2016 was a tough year, as we said goodbye to some of our best known and well-loved figures - from George Michael and Carrie Fisher to Prince and David Bowie. And the losses have continued into 2017 with the sad news that Bill Paxton had passed away, following the deaths of stars such as Gorden Kaye, John Hurt and Tara Palmer-Tomkinson. Here's a look at all of the celebrities we've lost in 2017 so far who have inspired generations. NOVEMBER Keith Barron Actor Keith Barron died on November 15 aged 83 after a short illness. Barron was most famous for his role in sitcom Duty Free in the 1980s. He also starred ITV drama Where the Heart Is and in 2007 appeared on Coronation Street as George Trench. Antonio Carluccio Italian chef Antonio Carluccio died on November 8 aged 80, after a fall at home. London-based Antonio's career spanned an epic 50 years, but he was best known for BBC Two's Tow Greedy Italians, which he hosted with fellow Italian chef Gennaro Contaldo. He also opened the much … [Read more...] about Celebrity deaths in 2017: Famous faces gone too soon from Fats Domino to Hugh Hefner
EVER the brutally honest comedian, Sean Hughes knew his time on Earth would be short given his “extreme” lifestyle.The Irishman died in a London hospital yesterday at the age of 51, having predicted a decade ago: “I honestly don’t think I’m going to live very long.”Sean had been suffering from cirrhosis of the liver.His final tweet read “in hospital”.Last night tributes poured in for the funnyman, who found fame as one of the original team captains on BBC2’s panel show Never Mind The Buzzcocks.Al Murray said: “He made stand-up look fun, glamorous and above all a creative place where you could play.”Jason Manford tweeted: “A brilliant comic and a lovely bloke.”Having been the youngest person to win the Perrier Comedy Award at the Edinburgh Festival in 1990, Sean quickly attained top billing.He sold out stadiums, was given his own sitcom on Channel 4 called Sean’s Show and appeared in the 1991 film The … [Read more...] about Sean Hughes ‘pushed body to extreme limits’ before death aged 51