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Seána Kerslake and Nika McGuigan in darkly comic RTÉ drama Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope; Nika with her father Barry McGuigan at the Ifta Awards, 2012; Nika

Yesterday.

Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope actress Nika McGuigan passed away at the age of 33.

A statement from Nika’s family has been released through Nika’s acting agency, The Agency.

It says:

“It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of our beautiful daughter and sister, Danika “Nika” McGuigan.

“After a brief but brave battle against cancer, Nika passed away peacefully in the early hours of Tuesday 23rd July, surrounded by her loving family.

“As a family we are devastated and ask for complete privacy during this difficult period to allow us to grieve for our Nika.”

RIP.

Actress Nika McGuigan, daughter of boxing champion Barry, dies aged 33 (RTE)