Brian Dowling and Arthur Gourounlian expecting their first child together
"We actually never thought this day would be a reality for us"
Huge congratulations are in order for Brian Dowling and Arthur Gourounlian, who are expecting their first child together.
Brian said their hearts are completely full.
The dad-to-be revealed their baby will be born later this year.
He wrote: "It COMPLETELY FILLS OUR HEARTS @gourounlian to be able to reveal we are PREGNANT & due to our BEAUTIFUL bundle of joy later this year.
"We actually never thought this day would be a reality for us.
"We fully realize & understand how lucky & blessed we are for this to be happening."
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He continued, "For a lot of us out there & especially people from our community we have to fight harder & push harder for what others consider to be something that can be achieved easily."
He said they've been keeping their pregnancy news a secret for the past few months.
"We can’t wait to meet you, hug you & LOVE YOU for the rest of our lives.
"Baby Dowling Gourounlian is on the way people," he gushed.
Pippa O'Connor congratulated the pair.
"Crying! again. What a lucky baby. I can not wait to meet this little angel. love you guys," she wrote.
James Patrice added, "You’re going to be the most amazing parents."
"We are so ready for this! So excited for you both! MASSIVE CONGRATS!" said Donal Skehan.
"I am so ,so happy for you both, ye will be amazing Dads !! Congratulations," another added.
Congratulations to the dads-to-be. We couldn't be happier for them!