Love/Hate star Peter Coonan is expecting a baby with his girlfriend Kim O’Driscoll.

The 28-year-old actor, who plays Fran in the popular RTÉ crime drama, is expected to welcome the child next summer.

Speaking about the exciting news, Peter said: "Obviously we're really delighted and have only just shared the news with family and close friends. "

He added: "We're just enjoying this special time, and looking forward to the future"

You can catch Love/Hate on RTÉ One on Sunday (November 3) at 9.30pm.