Coronation street's Daniel Osbourne considers suicide after wife Sinead's tragic death

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The character – played by Rob Mallard in the ITV soap – was left devastated during Wednesday’s episode when Sinead found out her cancer had returned and it was terminal.

 Coronation Street's Daniel Osbourne considers suicide after wife Sinead's tragic death

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About Coronation
A coronation is the act of placement or bestowal of a crown upon a monarch’s head. The term generally also refers not only to the physical crowning but to the whole ceremony wherein the act of crowning occurs, along with the presentation of other items of regalia, marking the formal investiture of a monarch with regal power. Aside from the crowning, a coronation ceremony may comprise many other rituals such as the taking of special vows by the monarch, the investing and presentation of regalia to the monarch, and acts of homage by the new ruler’s subjects and the performance of other ritual deeds of special significance to the particular nation. Western-style coronations have often included anointing the monarch with holy oil, or chrism as it is often called; the anointing ritual’s religious significance follows examples found in the Bible. The monarch’s consort may also be crowned, either simultaneously with the monarch or as a separate event.
Once a vital ritual among the world’s monarchies, coronations have changed over time for a variety of socio-political and religious factors; most modern monarchies have dispensed with them altogether, preferring simpler ceremonies to mark a monarch’s accession to the throne. In the past, concepts of royalty, coronation and deity were often inexorably linked. In some ancient cultures, rulers were considered to be divine or partially divine: the Egyptian pharaoh was believed to be the son of Ra, the sun god, while in Japan, the emperor was believed to be a descendant of Amaterasu, the sun goddess. Rome promulgated the practice of emperor worship; in Medieval Europe, monarchs claimed to have a divine right to rule (analogous to the Mandate of Heaven in dynastic China). Coronations were once a direct visual expression of these alleged connections, but recent centuries have seen the lessening of such beliefs.
Coronations are still observed in the United Kingdom, Tonga, and several Asian and African countries. In Europe, most monarchs are required to take a simple oath in the presence of the country’s legislature. Besides a coronation, a monarch’s accession may be marked in many ways: some nations may retain a religious dimension to their accession rituals while others have adopted simpler inauguration ceremonies, or even no ceremony at all. Some cultures use bathing or cleansing rites, the drinking of a sacred beverage, or other religious practices to achieve a comparable effect. Such acts symbolise the granting of divine favour to the monarch within the relevant spiritual-religious paradigm of the country.
Coronation in common parlance today may also, in a broader sense, refer to any formal ceremony in relation to the accession of a monarch, whether or not an actual crown is bestowed, such ceremonies may otherwise be referred to as investitures, inaugurations, or enthronements. The date of the act of ascension, however, usually precedes the date of the ceremony of coronation. For example, the Coronation of Elizabeth II took place on 2 June 1953, almost sixteen months after her accession to the throne on 6 February 1952 on the death of her father George VI.

Coronation Street's Daniel Osbourne considers suicide after wife Sinead's tragic death

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Coronation Street’s Daniel Osbourne considers suicide after wife Sinead’s tragic deathCredit: MCPIX Ltd

Even worse, the young mum – played by Katie McGlynn – was informed she only had around four months left to live.

In tragic spoiler pictures, a heartbroken Daniel can be seen hitting the bottle hard as he struggles to deal with his grief following his wife’s death.

Coronation Street's Daniel Osbourne considers suicide after wife Sinead's tragic death

In scenes which will air after Sinead passes away, Daniel will down a bottle of whiskey as he hits the self-destruct button once again.

As he staggers towards the edge of the canal, he is clearly struggling to figure out how he can carry on without Sinead and raise their baby boy Bertie by himself.

 Daniel downs a bottle of whiskey as he struggles to deal with his grief

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Daniel downs a bottle of whiskey as he struggles to deal with his griefCredit: MCPIX Ltd
 Daniel staggers towards the edge of the canal before slumping to the ground with a child's dummy

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Daniel staggers towards the edge of the canal before slumping to the ground with a child’s dummyCredit: MCPIX Ltd

He is then seen slumped against some beer kegs before looking at a child’s dummy then passing out.

In the second episode of Wednesday’s double bill, the couple – who had only tied the knot the day before – were told the horrific news that Sinead’s cancer had returned and spread.

Sinead had found a lump on her neck on her wedding day, and the next day, the doctor confirmed their worst nightmare that it was terminal.

Viewers were left in tears at the emotional scenes where the couple tried to process the news.

 Sinead found a lump on her neck on her wedding day

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Sinead found a lump on her neck on her wedding day
 Sinead confided in her husband on their special day

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Sinead confided in her husband on their special day
 The couple are told that Sinead has just a few months to live during the second episode of Wednesday's double bill

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The couple are told that Sinead has just a few months to live during the second episode of Wednesday’s double bill

As the enormity of the situation started to sink in, Sinead began to blame herself saying she wouldn’t be dying if she’d had chemo in the first place.

But Daniel told her that if she did, they wouldn’t have their baby son, Bertie.

Those watching at home struggled with the scenes and took to Twitter to discuss it. They also praised Katie McGlynn and Rob Mallard’s impressive acting skills.

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‘just devastating’

Corrie viewers in tears as Sinead is told she has just months to live

One person wrote: “Well Corrie is a tear jerker tonight! #coronationstreet.”

A second wrote: “Fantastic, fantastic acting from  @KatiexMcGlyn  and @Rob_Mallard tonight, you can feel the tense atmosphere of that doctor’s office so intensely, feels like you’re sitting in on the appointment with them, so so heartbreaking  #corrie #coronationstreet.”

 Sinead couldn't believe she wouldn't get to see Bertie go to school

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Sinead couldn’t believe she wouldn’t get to see Bertie go to school
 Sinead found out she had cancer just after discovering she was pregnant last year and refused chemotherapy

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Sinead found out she had cancer just after discovering she was pregnant last year and refused chemotherapyCredit: ITV

While a third tweeted: “Omg #coronationstreet is just dreadful tonight. I know it’s only a program but when I think ppl are going through this for real it’s just heartbreaking.”

Sinead was diagnosed with cancer last year just after discovering she was pregnant.

She decided not to have chemotherapy, instead turning to alternative medicines.

Coronation Street’s Sinead Tinker is told her cancer is incurable


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