Home News TV Listings Movies Music Video Photos Radio Book Club Life & Style

News

Claire Sweeney expecting her first child

1 of 1 Claire Sweeney is to become a mum for the first time
Claire Sweeney is to become a mum for the first time

TV presenter Claire Sweeney has revealed she is pregnant with her first child. 

The 43-year-old actress/TV star is preparing to become a mother for the first time with her ex-fiancé, computer software tycoon Daniel Riley, who she separated from at the end of 2013.

Speaking to the Mail Online her agent said: "Claire could not be happier. To be pregnant and starring in her own show in her home town of Liverpool is all her dreams come true at once."

The actress also confirmed the news on Twitter.com, writing: "Thrilled to say my show that I co wrote Sex and The Suburbs has opened to rave reviews, but the Best news is I'm 5 months pregnant!!"

Sweeney became engaged to Riley in 2012 and they reportedly split after Christmas in 2013, although the news was only confirmed in April. 

add your own comment
User contributions and/or comments do not, unless specifically stated, represent the views of RTÉ.ie or RTÉ.
Click here for Terms of use