Gardener and broadcaster Dermot O'Neill has died aged 58 1 month ago

Gardener and broadcaster Dermot O'Neill has died aged 58

He was best known for his contributions to various radio and TV shows.

Dermot O'Neill, one of Ireland's most popular gardeners, has died at the age of 58.

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O'Neill was best known for his contributions to various radio and television shows including RTÉ Radio's Today programme and Newstalk's The Pat Kenny Show.

The gardener also wrote two gardening books and served as a long-time contributor to the RTÉ Guide.

RIP.ie states that O'Neill, who lived in Blackrock in Dublin, passed away suddenly but peacefully on Friday, 1 July at St Vincent's Hospital surrounded by family.

"He will be sadly missed by his sisters Carol and Louise, his brothers-in-law Robin and James, his nieces and nephews Ciara, Jack, Leon and Hannah and his great-nephew Pearce as well as by his uncles, aunts, cousins and friends," a post on the website reads.

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The funeral arrangements for O'Neill have not yet been announced.

Main image via RTÉ