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Yvonne Connolly reveals she has been in a horrific horse riding accident

The former model says she has a new appreciation for life now

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Yvonne Connolly | Brian McEvoy Photography

Yvonne Connolly has revealed she has has two surgeries after a horrific horse accident.

The mum-of-three took to social media to reveal that she has now a new appreciation for life, after a very close call.

The TV presenter saks she broke her arm and fractured her eye socket.

“Appreciate life even more after a horse riding accident,” she wrote on her Twitter page.

“4 fractures to my eye socket & cheek bone & my nose was completely smashed.I also broke my arm.2 surgeries over the past 10 days under the expert hands of Dr Kumara Ekanayake

” Thanks to the incredible staff at St James,” she added.

Stars like Claudine Keane and Lucy Kennedy wished her well on a post she wrote on Instagram, where she told her followers she was on the road to recovery.

In the social media post Yvonne said she was lucky to be alive.