ITV Coronation Street Claire Sweeney makes vulnerable admission in heartfelt tribute

Claire Sweeney sent a heartfelt message to Ryan Thomas
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Coronation Street's Claire Sweeney has sent a heartfelt tribute to Ryan Thomas to mark his 40th birthday.

The two competed on the latest season of Dancing On Ice and are close friends away from the screen. Ryan celebrated his 40th birthday this week and Claire took to Instagram to mark the occasion.

She said: "Happy birthday my lovely friend Ryan Thomas. We have been there together during the happiest and the most vulnerable of times.

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"I adore you. Have a fabulous time with your family."

Claire Sweeney wished Ryan Thomas well on his 40th birthday
Claire Sweeney wished Ryan Thomas well on his 40th birthday -Credit:Instagram/@claire.sweeney

Claire regularly keeps fans updated with her life on Instagram and has recently jetted off to Majorca with her family. She shared photos as she enjoyed the well-deserved trip away alongside her mum, Kathleen, and son, Jaxon.

Ryan celebrated his 40th birthday in style with a birthday party in Portugal. He was joined by his close family and friends at the party and thanked his partner, Lucy Mecklenburgh, for making the occasion so special.

He shared a snap of the two together with the caption: "You made my 40th unforgettable. Love you my angel."

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