"Mum don't be cross but I need your help" - That is the what Joanne Sweeney's daughter messaged her as she became stranded in South Africa while attending a wedding.
Sophie Sweeney flew to South Africa on Tuesday to attend a wedding when there were no travel restrictions to the region. However as news of the Omicron variant came to light Sophie has found herself stranded in the country after her return flight has been cancelled.
Anton Savage spoke to Sophie's mother Joanne Sweeney about her concerns for her daughters safe return.
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