He announced Tuesday morning that his son Declan and his wife Jenny are now parents to a baby girl.
The Belfast man and Ruth Langsford told This Morning viewers that “things have changed” since they appeared on the show yesterday, with Ruth responding: “You are a grandfather! While applauding in excitement.
Eamonn’s granddaughter is called Amelia, who weighs 7 pounds 6 ounces, with the TV presenter explaining that her mother is now also a great-grandmother.
“What will become of you? Ruth asked her husband what he wanted to be called, adding, “Grandfather, grandfather? We found some cranky, didn’t we, but he didn’t like that one too much. “
Eamonn said: “It surprises people because they think, ‘He’s too young to be a grandfather’ and I already have people contacting me about glamorous grandfather competitions and that kind of thing. things.
“But my friend Bill, he anointed himself ‘Daddy’. Dad would be nice. “
Ruth added: “Congratulations Declan and Jenny, we are very, very excited. “
The Northern Irish broadcaster broke the news in April that he was going to be a grandfather for the first time, while telling Declan and Jenny: “Thank you for bringing so much joy and happiness to our lives during this time. wretched. “
* This morning is broadcast on weekdays on ITV at 10 a.m.