Miriam O'Callaghan h as shared the happy news that she has become a grandmother for the first time after her eldest daughter Alannah McGurk welcomed a baby girl early this year.

The broadcaster posted several pictures on Instagram and told her followers that she is "Eternally grateful for life's kindnesses and good fortune".

The Prime Time presenter also revealed that her family celebrated Éabha Anne's christening at the weekend.

She said: "So my little girl Alannah just had a little girl - and we had the best day christening her yesterday.

"Éabha Anne Breathnach is my first grandchild and I am over the moon. Incredible love all over again. Extra special that my Mum - Eabha's great grandmother - was with us celebrating too."

In a separate post, O'Callagahan shared that baby Éabha Anne was named after her late sister Anne.

Sharing a picture of her mum holding Éabha Anne she wrote: My wonderful Mum Miriam and her great grand-daughter, the beautiful healthy Éabha Anne - so thoughtfully named by Alannah&Fiachra after my much missed sister Anne who died aged 33."

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