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Derry Girls star Siobhán McSweeney supported by fans amid hospital stay

The actress updated fans on her injury

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Diane Shipley
Senior Online Writer
25 August 2021
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Derry Girls star Siobhán McSweeney took to Twitter on Wednesday evening to share news of a nasty injury, and her fans were quick to sympathise.

The actress tweeted a photo of herself posing with a wry expression as she looked at the camera.

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Hilariously, her slogan T-shirt read: "A little bit dramatic." She captioned the photo: "So. Who has two thumbs and a broken leg? ME, I’m grand. I’m getting the best of care from the extraordinary nurses and drs here."

"#Holding production have been extraordinary in allowing me to recover and I’m excited to return to set. Don’t forget to tune into #exploringNI tomorrow."

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Siobhán went on: "And of course thanks to @Kevin_J_Brady for being absolutely wonderful through this. The lengths I’ll go to in order to ruin his holiday. I’m very lucky to be surrounded by the best of people."

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The talented performer, who plays Sister Michael on the popular Channel 4 sitcom, was inundated with support from her followers, who rushed to share their well wishes.

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The actress shared a photo from the hospital

One wrote: "Best wishes winging their way over from France - courage!"

Others chimed in: "Sending you healing vibes all the way from India," "Sorry to hear this. Be well soon. X," and: "Oh no. That sounds nasty. Hope you make a full recovery."

Another fan teased the actress: "Sister Michael wouldn't approve of this reckless behaviour..."

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Siobhán reassured fans that she was on the road to recovery

Earlier this year, the star shared that the cast and crew were hoping to film a third season of Derry Girls in 2021, but nothing had been confirmed.

Chatting to Radio Times about the 90s-set show, Siobhán said: "The one thing I would say is that we are hoping to do it this year. It’s a scheduling nightmare, as you can imagine.

"Lisa [McGee, the creator] doesn’t want to compromise on quality, obviously, but I think we’re all very impatient to get it done."

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