Therese Smyth lived with most cancers for nearly 10 years.
Her situation deteriorated final yr in the course of the coronavirus lockdown and he or she moved right into a Marie Curie Hospice.
As the pandemic restrictions elevated in Northern Ireland, her daughter Orla made the choice to isolate along with her in a hospice in Belfast for the final two weeks of her life.
“It was the biggest honour of my life to be able to do that for my mum, but it was also one of the hardest things,” Orla mentioned.
Many households throughout the UK have struggled with the grieving course of on account of restrictions.
Marie Curie is main a nationwide day of reflection on 23 March to recollect all of those that died in the course of the pandemic.
Video journalist: Niall McCracken