Fair City actor Dave O’Sullivan has welcomed his first child.
Taking to Instagram, the actor welcomed a son with girlfriend Kim.
Paying tribute to his “other half”, Dave said she showed him the true meaning of bravery and strength.
Their son, who is yet to be named was born in the Rotunda Hospital this morning, 2 weeks premature.
He arrived into the world at 9:23 am at 7lbs and 15oz.
“Our lives start today. This little ‘Yet to be Titled’ bundle arrived naturally in the Rotunda Hospital at 9:23 am this morning, 2 weeks early, weighing in at 7lbs 15oz,” he wrote.
“Today, my better half showed me the true meaning of the words bravery and strength, and I can’t thank her enough for how she handled it. She was a trojan.”
The actor, who plays Decco on the RTÉ soap also paid tribute to the staff at the maternity hospital.
“Everybody is happy and healthy and I couldn’t be more thankful to the angel’s and saints of this amazing hospital.”