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I don't do wistful and sad, says glam Grainne on first photocall after split from hubbie Stephen

A VOLUPTUOUS-looking Grainne Seoige has joked that she is not about to fall victim of the "celebrity heartbreak diet".

Speaking exclusively to the Herald on her first public appearance since the break up of her marriage a curvy-looking Grainne said she doesn't do "wistful and sad".

'The newly single TV star is back on Irish shores after her brief escape to sunny Marbella and already throwing herself back into her work.

Grainne (36) stepped out in the Merrion Hotel for a pre-scheduled photocall for Vodafone, her first public outing since announcing her split from Stephen Cullinane.


She revealed she had no plans to lay low by taking some time off until her annual coverage of the Galway Races. "I'm in meetings all this week to discuss it actually," she said, explaining that only then will she find out the details of her workload in Montrose for the near future.

But the mum-of-one kept her lips mostly sealed on the details of their separation as she helped launch the mobile phone giant's new Broadband in a Box.

Grainne would only say: "I made my statement and that's all I have to say. Thanks for respecting my privacy and my family's privacy."

Her good mood put paid to any rumours she's suffering from a broken heart with sources close to the star confirming "she is simply relieved that now the news is out there she can move on with her life".

She declined to discuss how her rumoured negotiations with GMTV were progressing but hinted that she would make an announcement when the time was right.

"I never say anything until I have something to say. I'm not one of those people who says they have a few things in the pipeline because that's always a lie when they say that."

But the popular presenter couldn't hide her look of amusement when alerted to the recent comments made by a spokesperson for GMTV that, "If the occasion arises again, Grainne may be back." Meanwhile it won't be all work and no play.

The Galway native also revealed plans to enjoy a glamorous trip to Ascot next week to watch her beloved racehorse Radharcnafarraige.

"It won't be racing in Galway but it could be in Ascot. I'll definitely be going over if the horse is."