In a post shared on Twitter and Instagram, the TV presenter told his followers that he has gone to hospital to get checked out after suffering severe pain.
Sharing a selfie of himself wearing a mask, the 61-year-old tweeted: ‘At hospital… pain like I’ve never experienced in my life. Need to find out what’s causing this. Wish me well.’
He previously shared on social media that he had been experiencing chronic pain, to the extent that it was disturbing his sleep.
Several of his social media followers wished him a speedy recovery, with one person writing: ‘Thinking of you Eamonn, I hope they can get to the bottom of what’s going on.’