Tributes are pouring in for a woman who tragically died on a holiday to Prague, with her boyfriend calling her the "most beautiful and sweetest girl".

Daire Ni Heidhin, from Dundalk in Ireland, is understood to have been rushed to hospital after becoming unwell and passed away last Saturday in the Czech capital.

The boyfriend of Daire, a 29-year-old early years childcare practitioner at Little Partners Creche, said it felt like a dream which he can't escape from, reported the Irish Mirror.

He wrote online: "I can’t believe I’m even writing this I just feel like I am stuck in a dream and I can’t get out of it.

"Babe you have made me the happiest man that I never knew I thought was possible for someone to feel. There was not one moment in the time we had that I never felt like the luckiest and most loved person in the world from the very first time we laid eyes on each other.

Tributes have poured in for the popular Dundalk football player (


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"I love you so much and I will forever babe."

A best friend said: "The sister I never had, my partner in crime and my bridesmaid to be. I will love you forever and always Daire."

Daire was a talented soccer player and a popular member of Dundalk Young Ireland’s ladies’ team.

The club posted: "My hands are shaking and the tears are rolling down my face as I tell you about the sudden passing of one of our princesses.

"Early this morning our friend and comrade Daire was taken from us and given her angel wings.

Daire was in Prague when she died (


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"We are all devastated for her and her family and friends. Life can be so cruel. Far too young to leave us.

"You will be sadly missed by all your team mates at the DYI where you were much loved and adored.

"You can see by the pictures how close these girls are. FAMILY.

"May your family have the strength to get over these few days and send you on your way to heaven. Fly high kid."

The club also encouraged fans of Dundalk to help out the family by making a donation to a GoFundMe campaign.

It said on Wednesday: "The town was hit with some shocking news at the weekend with the untimely passing of 29-year-old Daire Ni Heidhin, who took ill and died in Prague.

"A GoFundMe appeal to help bring Daire home has raised almost €18,000 to date, with any access funds to be donated to the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust. We would encourage all of our supporters to donate something if possible.

"Our condolences to Daire’s parents Tony, who is a regular at Oriel Park, Jennifer and the Hynes family. May she rest in peace."

Local Fianna Fail Councillor Sean Kelly also offered his condolences to Daire's family.

He said: "Please donate if you can. Rest in peace Daire - thoughts and prayers with your family and friends at this horrific time."

The GoFundMe campaign has raised €19,000 to date to help Daire's family with repatriation and funeral costs.

Many people who knew Daire have also spoken of their sadness at hearing that she had passed away.

The Department of Foreign Affairs is aware of the case and providing consular assistance.

You can donate to the GoFundMe campaign in memory of Daire here.

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