Ronan Keating’s daughter Ali requires surgery to repair broken bones

Ronan Keating’s daughter Ali, 12, spends ‘hours in surgery’ to repair broken bones after horse riding accident

Ronan Keating’s 12-year-old daughter Ali was badly injured this week while riding her beloved horse.

The 41-year-old Boyzone star’s youngest daughter is suffering from broken bones after the fateful fall which required her to be taken to hospital and have surgery earlier this week.

Ali’s mum and Ronan’s ex-wife Yvonne Connolly, 44, who he has three children with, revealed the news of their daughter’s accident on Instagram to her 25,000 followers.  

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Fateful fall: Ronan Keating’s youngest daughter, Ali, 12, is suffering from broken bones after a fateful fall on her beloved horse which required her to be taken to hospital and have surgery

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Yvonne shared an image of a beaming Ali as she proudly sat in the saddle of her horse.

This was followed by a contrasting picture of her daughter in a hospital bed wearing sunglasses and donning a bright pink plaster cast on her arm.

Yvonne emotionally explained to followers of the family: ‘Last weekend Ali had her first show on her new pony, Red.’

Sharing the news: Ali’s mum and Ronan’s ex-wife Yvonne Connolly, 44, revealed the news of their daughter’s accident on Instagram to her 25,000 followers as she shared an image of a beaming Ali as she proudly sat in the saddle of her horse

She continued: ‘After a cruel turn of events Ali ended up in hospital on Tuesday after a fall from him (not his fault). Just home today.

‘She’s now out of the saddle for 8-10 weeks and missing lots of competitions we had coming up. To say she is devastated is an understatement.

‘After hours of surgery to repair broken bones she hopes to come back stronger. #bionicwoman #brave #red.’

Family first: Ronan is pictured with daughter Ali Keating, wife Storm and daughter Missy Keating

Ronan became a dad for the fourth time last year, when he and now wife Storm, 36, welcomed their son Cooper.

The pair met in 2012 when they were both working on The X Factor Australia.

Ronan recently disappointed his followers when he shared on social media that Boyzone’s upcoming album will be their last ever.

He told fans: ‘We’ve had 25 amazing years and we promise that this will be our biggest and best year yet.’

Family day out: Ronan became a dad for the fourth time last year, when he and wife Storm welcomed their son Cooper

Fresh start? Ronan recently disappointed fans when he shared the news on social media that Boyzone’s upcoming album will be their last ever

 

 

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