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26th Nov 2023

‘Love bubble’ – Sinead Kennedy has welcomed her baby boy

Sinead Kennedy

RTE’s Sinead Kennedy has welcomed her second child, a son named Theo.

The beloved presenter announced the news today that their new arrival has made their ‘family complete’.

Sinead and her husband, who works as a naval officer for the European Defence Agency in Brussels, Belgium, already share one child together, a daughter named Indie.

In her announcement post, the ‘Today’ star wrote:

“We’ve been in a love bubble for the last while. Our little baba has arrived safe and sound. Theo Will Kirwan has made our family complete.

“We’re all in love with the new man in our lives – Indie especially is chuffed with her little brother.  We could not be more proud, grateful and happy. 

“Thank you so very much to everyone who helped to ensure Theo’s safe arrival and for looking after us so well whilst in CUMH.

“Back to the newborn snuggles I go x,” she concluded.

The presenter said an emotional goodbye to her ‘Today’ team earlier this month as she stepped down from her role for maternity leave and ahead of a big move to Belgium in the New Year to join her husband.

On her final day, the two Irish presenters gave each other a hug at the end of the show, with her co-host Daithí Ó Sé saying, “Well I’m going to miss you. We all love you so much on this show.”

After finishing up, Sinead took to her Instagram to pen a post of gratitude to her colleagues and viewers as she parts ways with the show for the next year.

“The last hurrah… for a little while anyway. What a lovely way to leave things for now doing a full shift, the whole week, on @rtetoday with my fav @daithiose… you’re a dream to work with and you know I’ll miss the craic for the next while.

“Where does the time go? This is already my 4th season on the show! It’s mad. I love working on it, no day is the same; the guests, regular contributors and viewers are fab and the team are a joy.

Having worked in the industry for two decades, Sinead says she still enjoys her job as much now as she did starting.

“The old adage is true, do something you love and you never worka day in your life. I’ve been working in TV 20 years now, have gained so much experience and met the most incredible people.

“I’m very grateful for all of it… but I’m off to live another dream and add to our little family and there simply are no words for how happy and thankful I feel to be able to say that.”

Congratulations to Sinead and her family!