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Kevin Moran opens up about suicide attempt during emotional Late Late interview

Kevin Moran touched hearts around the nation, after a brave and emotional interview on tonight’s Late Late Show.

The incoming Minister spoke to Ryan about a number of personal issues, recounting his difficulties with mental health and literacy.

Speaking bravely and candidly about the moment he almost ended his life he told Ryan, financial difficulties began to take it’s toll and he began to struggle with panic attacks.

He admitted that the pressure became so great, that he found himself with a loaded gun, admitting:

“The pressure grew inside me, and I did have a loaded gun… I did pull the trigger, but whoever, maybe my brother above, I pushed away the gun… the bullet discharge and shattered the window of the van”

He revealed that after breaking down with his wife, she called their family doctor, and together with the support of his family and friends, he began to recover.

Viewers widely praised Kevin’s bravery in sharing his story, with one noting:

“He deserves credit for his honesty, very moving, a man to be admired”

While another added:

“Fair play to.him for being so honest. It must have been very hard but it will help a lot of people I’m sure”

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