The Offaly family say they are heartbroken he lost the battle he had fought so hard.
The family of Daire McDonnell are thanking Dermot Kennedy for a video message he sent in the hours before the little boy's death.
They say they didn't know people had contacted the singer to let him know that Outnumbered was his favourite song and were so delighted and so happy to hear from him.
The Edenderry boy had atresia of the bowel and underwent several procedures during his fight against the disease.
Daire's family say they are heartbroken he lost the battle he had fought so hard and that their little superhero is now at peace.
The singer sent his best wishes to them.
On Friday evening we got a lovely video message from Dermot Kennedy we didn't know that people had contacted him about...Posted by Our amazing fighter Dáire on Monday, March 29, 2021