Tributes pour in for Dermot O’Neill, a well-known gardener and RTE broadcaster who suddenly died on Friday night at the young age of 58. On Saturday night, Mr. O’Neill died at St Vincent’s University Hospital Dublin. Popular gardener, Dermot’s Secret Garden, was diagnosed with stomach cancer in 2009. He recovered and now resides in Blackrock, Co Dublin. Subscribe To Get Latest Article Updates On Reviewback.com.
Who Was Dermot O’Neill?
His funeral arrangements have yet to be made public. On rip.ie, his death notice reads: “The sudden passing of Dermot O’Neill of Blackrock in Co Dublin.” Dermot died peacefully surrounded by his loved ones and under the care of the ICU’s amazing doctors, nurses, and staff. His father Peter and his mother Maura predeceased him. His sisters Carol and Louise, Robin and James, as well as his nieces and nephews Ciara and Jack, Leon, Hannah, and his great-nephew Pearce, will miss him.
Dermot O’Neill Cause Of Death
Clondeglass Gardens in Laois, where Dermot O’Neill did some work on Facebook, paid tribute to him by saying: “Some sad news today. Yesterday, Dermot O’Neill died. He was an inspiration to many gardeners throughout the years. I can recall coming home from school to see him on TV on “Live at Three”. His creation of the Clondeglass Walled Garden was a huge hit with RTE.
“I was so fortunate to be able to take over the garden and carry on his work. “May he rest in peace.” His many contributions to television and radio programs, such as Live at Three, The Garden Show, and Open House, made Mr. O’Neill well-known. He was a regular contributor on The Pat Kenny Show, Newstalk, and a long-time contributor for the RTE Guide. He was also the author of two gardening books. He was a member of both the Royal Horticultural Society of Ireland’s council and the founding committee of the Irish Garden Plant Society.