"Heartbroken" Keith Duffy pays tribute to "warrior" dad following his death 6 months ago

"Heartbroken" Keith Duffy pays tribute to "warrior" dad following his death

"My hero, my idol, my da."

Boyzone singer Keith Duffy has announced the passing of his father, Séan Duffy.

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Taking to Instagram, Keith posted a number of pictures of his dad as well as a short tribute to him.

He wrote: "Séan Duffy 1945 - 2022

"Words cannot describe how heartbroken we are to announce the passing of our father/grandfather Séan.

"The most courageous and brave warrior we’ve ever known and probably will ever know."

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He added: "We already miss him so much."

In the comments, a number of friends and fans shared their condolences.

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His bandmate Ronan Keating wrote: "Sending all our love."

Glenda Gilson commented: "And what a gentleman. RIP Sean. Thinking of you all and sending lots of love."

Brian McFadden added: "What a fighter! What a man!"

In a separate story, Keith shared a photo of his father playing the guitar and wrote: "My hero, my idol, my da."

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Our thoughts are with the Duffys during this heartbreaking time.