A 100-year-old woman who featured in the RTÉ short film 'Letters from Lockdown' in May has died.

Margaret Lynch from Dublin wrote to her five-week-old great grandson, about her life, her feelings about coronavirus, and him, the newest arrival to a large family.

The centenarian from Walkinstown in Dublin was cocooning at the time and had yet to hold her new great grandson.

In the video, Margaret also described how she looked forward to cuddling Daniel for the first time.

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Margaret passed away on Sunday at Our Lady's Hospice, Harold's Cross.

But she finally did get to hold baby Daniel in July, after the first set of restrictions were lifted, and spend time in the garden with her great-grandchildren.

Her grandson and Daniel's father Cian Lynch told RTÉ News that it was a wonderful moment.

"She had met him a couple of weeks after he was born when we were still in the height of lockdown. So when lockdown was over we called over one afternoon and yes, it was brilliant, it was a really special moment after all the well wishes after the video. You know, everybody thought it was excellent. She was such a remarkable lady. For her finally to be able to sit down and hold him, it was very emotional, it meant a lot to all of us," he said.

Margaret's letter to Daniel is something the Lynch family will cherish forever.

"We have it upstairs, we need to get it framed. It will certainly have pride of place in our home. We can't wait to show it to Daniel when he's older. It's very special to all of us," Cian said.

Margaret celebrated a socially distant 100th birthday back in April, but it didn't stop her neighbours and friends coming out to wish her well from afar, or some of her 16 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and children leaving presents for her at her door.

Margaret may have lived her final months in a troubling time in Irish history, but she said in the summer that it was her family bond that kept her going.