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'Miss You' Boyzone stars pay tribute to Stephen Gately on 12th anniversary of his death

There’s not a day goes by that I don’t think about you Steo. I love you and miss you.”

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Stephen Gately and Keith Duffy

Stephen Gately and Keith Duffy

Stephen Gately and Keith Duffy

Keith Duffy has led tributes to Stephen Gately on the 12th anniversary of his death.

The Boyzone singer tragically died in his Mallorca home from a congenital heart condition at the age of 33 in October 2009.

Taking to Instagram today, Keith shared a series of snaps with his former bandmate over the years and said: “I can’t believe it’s 12 years. That infectious laugh Steo!

“My memories are so precious to me of us together always laughing, I miss you so much you absolute angel, I’ll see you down the road my dear friend.”

He also posted a sweet snap to his Instagram Stories from his wedding day posing with Stephen and his new wife Lisa, writing: “I can’t believe it’s 12 years since our brother, my friend, descended upon heaven.

“There’s not a day goes by that I don’t think about you Steo. I love you and miss you.”

Ronan Keating also paid tribute to Stephen on social media today.

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Mikey Graham's tribute to Stephen Gately

Mikey Graham's tribute to Stephen Gately

Mikey Graham's tribute to Stephen Gately

Taking to his Instagram Stories, he simply said: “Woke up in Spain this morning. 12 years later. miss you even more brother.”

Meanwhile, Boyzone star Mikey Graham shared his own tribute to his late bandmate online with a heartwarming collage of old photos.

Sharing the memories on Twitter, he wrote: “Still miss ya bro.”

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Stephen Gately passed away on October 10th 2009 from a pulmonary oedema caused by an undiagnosed heart condition.

Meanwhile, British Boyzone fan Clare Monument and her husband, Chris, also pay tribute to Stephen in their Boyzone, Thank you for the Memories Podcast special, The Boy From Sheriff Street, which is now available to listen to on YouTube.

In the podcast, Sunday World showbiz editor Eddie Rowley, who was a friend of Stephen and who wrote the Irish boyband’s official books, also shares his personal memories of the Boyzone icon.

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