In recent news, BBC Northern Ireland presenter and author Darryl Grimason passed away. Known for presenting and producing wildlife, environmental and natural history programs, he took his last breath on Friday, December 23, 2022. Taking to Twitter, Stephen Grimason wrote that his wonderful brother died this morning and went on to call him a naturally gifted broadcaster. Stephen added that he presented and produced several natural history documentaries on BBC Northern Ireland and paid him heartfelt tributes. Here’s what we know about his sudden death. Read the article below and get the details.
BBC Northern Ireland Presenter Darryl Grimason Dead
Following the announcement of the saddening piece of news, people who knew Darryl and admired him and his work expressed their respective sadness after rushing to social media platforms. His name happens to be trending on Twitter and Instagram as his well-wishers are coming forward and are paying him sincere respects and tributes while extending their deepest condolences to his family, close relatives, and friends. Needless to say, a large section of people has gotten shattered to learn about his untimely passing. It is coming forward that Darryl was suffering from health complications for some time.
Brother Stephen Grimason Confirmed
To pay Darryl tributes was Steven Nolan who wrote that he is sorry for the author’s sudden death. Besides, Conor Macauley and Mike Philpott also took to Twitter to share a heartfelt post. While Conor called Darryl a man who always made time for people and was blessed with an infectious laugh and a healthy dose of divilment, Mike wrote that the author was one of the good guys just like his brother and that his death has affected many. As mentioned, the news was shared by his elder brother Stephen Grimson on Twitter. For his baby brother, Stephen wrote an emotional post that surfaced online.
Talking about Darryl, he contributed to several programs including BBC Radio Ulster’sYour Place and Mine, and presented Dawn Chorus, Wild Week, and special reports on BBC Newsline as a reporter. Apart from this, he even produced the BBC One NI documentary Life And Death On Heroin. Darryl was also the author of Reading Water: A Life Spent Fishing beyond his work with BBC. Mr Smyth said that Darryl was a popular staff member within the BBC and would be very much missed. It is n doubt to say that his sudden and untimely death has shaken a lot of people to the core. Social Telecast comes forward and pays him tributes too.