RTÉ 2FM presenter Lottie Ryan and her husband Fabio Aprile have welcomed their first child, a baby boy.

A statement issued on the broadcaster's behalf by her agent read: "NK Management is pleased to announce that Lottie Ryan has given birth to a baby boy prematurely at 33 weeks.

"Lottie and Fabio will now be spending time as a family and we ask that their privacy be respected at this time."

Ryan announced that she was expecting in February and revealed her baby's gender the following month.