'Can't Cope, Won't Cope' Actress & Daughter Of Boxer Barry McGuigan Dies Aged 30
Actress Danika McGuigan has passed away.
Danika, known as Nika, was the daughter of former boxing champion Barry McGuigan.
Nika appeared in many film, television and theatre productions but is probably best known for her role as Danielle in RTE's Can't Cope, Won't Cope written by Cork's Stephanie Preissner.
In a statement released by her agents in 'The Agency' on behalf of her family, they said: "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."
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