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Niall Horan leads tributes to young Irish fan who died after cancer battle

Six-year-old Leah Hession was battling a rare form of kidney cancer.

NIALL HORAN HAS lead the tributes to a young Irish One Direction fan who has died following a battle with cancer.

Six-year-old Leah Hession from Ballyglunin, Co Galway died this week from a rare form of kidney cancer.

A huge One Direction fan, her family and friends arranged a surprise meeting with Niall before the pop group’s final gig at Croke Park in May.

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Sadly the charity Aoibheann’s Pink Tie, who helped Leah’s family organise her day out to One Direction, posted on Facebook yesterday that little Leah had passed away.

Niall has lead the tributes to Leah on Twitter, saying it was ‘an honour’ to have met her. The hashtag #RIPLeah is currently trending across Ireland as hundreds of One Direction fans pay their respects to the brave little girl.

niallandleah Source: Twitter/Niall Horan

Our thoughts are with Leah’s family at this difficult time. May she rest in peace.

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