Former Irish footballer Kevin Kilbane has announced the arrival of his daughter Olivia with wife Brianne Delcourt who he met while competing in Dancing on Ice last year.

Olivia Mai Kilbane arrived on Wednesday, 3 February, almost a year to the day after Kilbane proposed to the professional ice-skater. The pair had met two months earlier after being paired on Dancing on Ice.

Kilbane, who also has two daughters, 16-year-old Elsie and 14-year-old Isla, from his previous marriage to Laura Kilbane, shared the news of Olivia's arrival with his Instagram followers. 

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Kilbane said: "Welcome into the world Olivia Mai Kilbane!

"Born this morning 8.30am (1.30pm Irish time)Weighing 6lbs 11oz

"My wife @brianne_tv is just incredible... I couldn't adore them both any more.."

Olivia is a second daughter for Delcourt who already has 4-year-old Gracie from a previous relationship.

The couple who had planned to tie the knot with a big wedding in Ireland in April 2020, surrounded by family and friends, but due to Covid-19 restrictions they were forced to have a smaller and more intimate ceremony at the Bonnie View Inn in Canada.