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Teenager Ana Hick who died after night out described as 'beautiful, sweet young woman'

The only child died yesterday evening after being taken to hospital in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Image: Ana Hick via Facebook

“NOBODY HAS ANYTHING bad to say about Ana, you can’t. She was just one of life’s beautiful people with a hugely bright future ahead of her.”

18-year-old Ana Hick died after an incident at the Twisted Pepper nightclub in Dublin on Saturday night.

Rachel Sara Murphy from the Irish Film Academy where Ana studied, spoke to The Pat Kenny Show about the teenager this morning. Murphy said:

“Ana was the most extraordinary young girl, so talented. She worked hard at everything she did.

“She was a beautiful sweet young woman.

She just got it, she got acting, she could have gone all the way.

Ana was taken to the nearby Mater Hospital at around 3am early on Sunday morning, but is believed to have passed away at around 5pm yesterday evening.

Reports suggest that at least two ecstasy pills may have been involved in the incident, although results are awaited of the post mortem and toxicology report in order to establish cause of death.

Murphy said Ana’s parents Elga and Tim are grateful for the support they have received but have asked for privacy.

Ana’s mother, Elga, today posted a dashcam video of herself and Ana singing along to Disney’s The Little Mermaid while driving.

ana-2-630x351 Source: Facebook/Elga Hick

Murphy said Ana and her mother “had such a fun relationship, but that was Ana. She was great fun, she was full of life”.

“We miss her dreadfully but she will never gone. A life like that can’t be gone because she was the life and soul.”

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