Sunday 13 October 2019

My cancer battle changed my life forever - I've never been this happy, says Sile Seoige

Sile Seoige
Sile Seoige
Grainne Seoige, Sile Seoige
Sile Seoige in Don O'Neill
Sile Seoige
Laura Larkin

Laura Larkin

Sile Seoige has claimed cancer had a positive impact on her life.

The 35-year-old was struck with thyroid cancer three years ago, but has now made a full recovery after an intensive round of treatment.

Grainne Seoige, Sile Seoige
Grainne Seoige, Sile Seoige

"I have never been as happy as I am right now and everything is in perspective. Within myself, I am probably at my most content," she said.

"If I had a chance to swap with the me I was before I felt sick, I never would. It made me expand myself."

Sile Seoige in Don O'Neill
Sile Seoige in Don O'Neill

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The broadcaster believes that the disease changed her life in a positive way.

"I think something like this can shift your perspective and in my case it was for the better," she revealed. "I'm one of the lucky ones and I can no longer take anything for granted."

At the moment, Sile is touring the country promoting her charity single Maybe This Christmas to raise funds for the Make a Wish Foundation and Childline.

"This project has let me to fulfil my childhood dreams and record a song," she said. "Singing is bringing me more joy than anything else, ever."

Herald

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