Presenter Síle Seoige and her partner Damien O'Farrell are celebrating the birth of their first child.

The couple's son, Cathal, was born on Wednesday, weighing 8lbs, 2oz.

Announcing the happy news on social media, Seoige said they are "feeling incredibly lucky, thankful and so, so happy".

"Our baby boy arrived safe and sound in the early hours of the 2nd of August and we're in love," she continued.

"Thanks so much for all the messages... a lot of you had a feeling something was stirring!"

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Seoige revealed in February that she was expecting with her partner of two years. The news came the month after she was given the 'all clear' from thyroid cancer, five years on from her original diagnosis.