Eamonn Holmes beams as he celebrates granddaughter Emelia's  christening


Eamonn Holmes beams as he celebrates granddaughter Emelia’s christening with son Declan and wife Ruth Langsford


Eamonn Holmes took to Instagram on Sunday to post a sweet snap of him at his granddaughter’s christening. 

The presenter, 61, became a grandad for the first time back in July after his son Declan, 32, welcomed baby Emelia with his wife Jenny.  

Eamonn looked in good spirits in the snap as her posed with his son and daughter-in-law and wife Ruth Langsford.  

Smiles all round: Eamonn Holmes, 61, took to Instagram on Sunday to post a sweet snap of him at his granddaughter Emelia's christening

Smiles all round: Eamonn Holmes, 61, took to Instagram on Sunday to post a sweet snap of him at his granddaughter Emelia’s christening

He gushed in the caption alongside the image: ‘Emilia, my First Grandchild Christened today ❤. Lovely family gathering including adoring parents Declan & Jenny.’ 

Declan is his son from his first marriage to Gabrielle Holmes, who he also shares daughter Rebecca, 30, and son Niall, 28, with. 

He has another son, 19-year-old Jack, with second wife Ruth. 

Eamonn first revealed the exciting news of the birth on This Morning, adding he ‘can’t wait’ to meet the bundle of joy.   

Cute: The presenter, 61, became a grandad for the first time back in July after his son Declan, 32, (pictured) welcomed baby Emelia with his wife Jenny

Cute: The presenter, 61, became a grandad for the first time back in July after his son Declan, 32, (pictured) welcomed baby Emelia with his wife Jenny

Speaking alongside Ruth, Eamonn said: ‘My son Declan and his wife Jenny are the happy couple. Jenny gave birth to Emelia, who is 7lbs 6oz.’

He later shared a sweet snap of his son with their new daughter, he wrote in the caption: ‘My First born Son Declan with his first born and my first Grandchild Emelia. Welcome to The World Emelia. Just call me Papa.’ 

The post comes after Eamonn recently contracted Covid-19, despite being fully vaccinated.   

Family: Declan is his son from his first marriage to Gabrielle Holmes, who he also shares daughter Rebecca, 30, and son Niall, 28, with. He has 19-year-old Jack with second wife Ruth

Family: Declan is his son from his first marriage to Gabrielle Holmes, who he also shares daughter Rebecca, 30, and son Niall, 28, with. He has 19-year-old Jack with second wife Ruth

Recovering: The post comes after Eamonn recently contracted Covid-19, despite being fully vaccinated, taking to Twitter to share the news

Recovering: The post comes after Eamonn recently contracted Covid-19, despite being fully vaccinated, taking to Twitter to share the news 

On Twitter, he penned: ‘Covid finally caught me. Thankfully I’m double jabbed. More than halfway through my isolation and coping with the symptoms and effects well…

‘Unfortunately I’m going to be a No Show for some Professional & Personal events. Just want to let everyone know why & offer my apologies’.  

Following his recovery at home, Holmes and his partner Ruth will spend Christmas apart with ‘a sea dividing us’.

The TV presenters both have elderly mothers they want to spend the festive period with after Covid restrictions saw many families kept apart last year.

Festive period: Following his recovery at home, Holmes and his partner Ruth Langsford (pictured) will spend Christmas apart with 'a sea dividing us'. They both have elderly mothers they want to spend the festive period with after Covid restrictions saw many families apart

Festive period: Following his recovery at home, Holmes and his partner Ruth Langsford (pictured) will spend Christmas apart with ‘a sea dividing us’. They both have elderly mothers they want to spend the festive period with after Covid restrictions saw many families apart

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