“It broke my heart that Sean never got to meet his nephew. We even toyed with the idea of calling our child Sean - but it would have been too overwhelming to have another Sean around. He looks like him and acts like him. It’s like having another little Seanie around the place,” she said.
The RTE presenter opened up about her fears about travelling to Brazil in a few weeks to cover the Olympic Games.
Jacqui Hurley with her son Luke last year in RTE's Pairc Life, Reality Bites
“We would like to have another baby so we read up everything on the Zika virus that we could and are comfortable with the facts,” she said.
“In any case, we are planning to wait until next year for more family.
“There are also a lot of athletes who have spoken about the virus and I believe the more it is out there the better as the worst think would be people talking around corners. Being open about these things is the best.”