Today FM radio star DJ Declan Pierce, 40, reveals he was rushed to hospital after suffering a brain haemorrhage
- The Dublin-based presenter and father revealed he had spent eight days in hospital
- He said on social media that he now made a full recovery and thanked the staff
Radio disc jockey Declan Pierce revealed today that he had spent eight days in Dublin’s Beaumont Hospital following a brain haemorrhage.
The Today FM presenter, 40, said on social media that he had returned home to his family on Tuesday and is now making a full recovery.
Pierce took a moment to thank the hospital staff – “Jack, Aoife, Deirdre especially” – and the Dublin Fire Brigade ambulance crew for their help.
He added: “Huge love to my wife, my family, friends and colleagues at Today FM for unending support.”
Host Declan Pierce confirmed he was making a full recovery after going offline last week
Pierce in the radio studio with Irish broadcaster Larry Gogan, who presented for RTÉ Gold
Pierce previously tweeted on Feb. 24 that he would not be presenting that weekend, saying he would be offline for a few days due to personal reasons.
Following today’s statement, Dublin Fire Brigade responded on Twitter: “Thanks for the message Dec and hope the recovery continues to run smoothly.”
The radio star said, “I’ll never be able to thank (you) enough.”
Pierce continued on a positive note shared on social media, “I am blessed. Life is good. Stronger by the day. Music is the answer. The summer is coming.’
The DJ hosts Today FM’s Block Rockin’ Beats Friday night show, a 90s dance music show.
Today FM is an Irish national commercial station broadcasting from Dublin.
Declan Pierce presents a 1990s dance music show on Dublin’s popular Today FM station
The host shared a positive message on Instagram after revealing he had been in hospital
The Today FM presenter previously thanked Dublin Fire Brigade for their help
A number of fellow radio presenters shared messages of happiness with the father on social media.
Kelly-Anne Byrne, a radio host for The Face Radio in Brooklyn, USA, formerly of Today FM, said“I love you Declan, rest now, I’m thinking of you here in the United States.”
Dan Bardell, a presenter for The Athletic and fellow Aston Villa fan, said: ‘I’m glad you’re still here @DecPierce my beautiful boy x’