Irish TV star Angela Scanlon has announced the birth of her first child, a baby girl.

The television presenter revealed that she and her husband Roy Horgan were expecting their first child last November. 

She took to Instagram on Monday (March 5) to share the happy news that she gave birth to a baby girl on February 25 at 3.29am, naming her Ruby Ellen Horgan.

Along with a picture of her baby's feet, Scanlon wrote: "Ruby Ellen Horgan... Born 25.02.18 at 3.29am - she is a dreamboat & we are so happy this little woman is ours. 

"Welcome to the world, peach."

When announcing her pregnancy news last year, the Robot Wars presenter said she and her husband were "so thrilled" to be welcoming the first addition to their family, writing on Instagram that they "can’t wait to welcome a mad, wonderful little human into our world".

"Really hoping he/she is ginger", she added.