Charlie Bird admits he is struggling with 'crying non-stop' amid motor neurone disease battle

Published date23 January 2023
Publication titleDublinLive (Ireland)
The 73-year-old said earlier this month he is not sure how much longer he will have mobility. And writing on Twitter last night, Charlie admitted his condition does get the better of him at times

He wrote: "I can't hide any more, wherever I am in my journey, I am crying non-stop."

Charlie, who has raised millions of euro for charity, added: "I am not going to give in, I am going to keep fighting to extend the hand of friendship to people in dark places.

"But crying non-stop is so awful. A big hug for all the support."

These days Charlie uses voice technology to speak, and in his video over the weekend he asked everyone to light a candle in solidarity with those battling motor neurone disease. Charlie has asked members of the public to light a candle on Saturday 1 April or Sunday 2 April in support of others with...

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