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Love Island star Greg O’Shea secretly left the villa this week in an ‘unprecedented’ move by bosses.

The Irish rugby player was granted permission to temporarily depart the show in order to attend his grandmother’s funeral.

On Monday 24-year-old Greg flew to Dublin to be with his family after his gran passed away on Friday at a nursing home.

Greg’s relatives have since praised ITV bosses for allowing him to depart the villa for a short time.

His dad Niall O’Shea told Limerick Live 95: “Greg is a very good family man and his mother wanted to make sure he was there because himself and his Nan got on well

In a statement they told how Greg’s beloved nan Monica Ho, “passed away peacefully on 19th July 2019, in the care of Talbot Lodge Nursing Home, surrounded by her loving family.”
A representative for Love Island told the Mirror: “Owing to a bereavement, at the wishes of his family, Greg was away from the villa for a day to attend a funeral.
Everyone at Love Island extends their sympathies to Greg and his family and we have since welcomed him back to the villa.”
It comes after Anton Danyluk was also granted leave from the show after he fell illContinue Reading

By Ian Dei

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