A statement from Boyzone members Ronan Keating, Keith Duffy, Mikey Graham and Shane Lynch:
“We are completely devastated by the loss of our friend and brother, Stephen.
“We have shared such wonderful times together over the years and were all looking forward to sharing many more. Stephen was a beautiful person in both body and spirit.
“He lit up our lives and those of the many friends he had all over the world.
“Our love and sympathy go out to Andrew and Stephen’s family. We love you and will miss you forever, ‘Steo’.”