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I'm joining the celeb baby boom, reveals TV presenter Jenny

TV presenter Jenny Buckley is the latest big name set to join the yummy mummy brigade.

The Diary can reveal how the glamorous blonde is almost five months pregnant with her first child with hubby Gareth, who is a director of commercial property company CBRE.

The couple are due to welcome their new bundle of joy into the world next November, with Jenny insisting that they will not be finding out whether it is a boy or a girl before she gives birth.

The bubbly media personality went on to explain how it is a huge relief for her to finally have her good news out in the open, after keeping it under wraps until now.

Jenny, who is signed to celebrity agent Noel Kelly alongside her good pal Sile Seoige, says she is enjoying a smooth pregnancy now that she is in her second trimester.

"I've just told close friends and family so far but it's getting a bit hard to hide it now that the bump is showing," Jenny laughed.

"We're absolutely delighted, it's a really exciting time. All is going really well so far, thank God.

"We definitely won't be finding out the sex before the due date though, I think it's nice to keep that as a surprise.

"It's funny, everyone seems to be pregnant at the moment. There's a real baby boom. I've talked to three people this week alone who are all expecting so I'll be in good company," she added.


Jenny says she will continue to do as much voiceover and TV work as possible before taking her maternity leave.

The blonde presenter was disappointed last summer when RTE announced that were axeing popular travel series No Frontiers, just one year after she had joined the show.

The former Channel 6 broadcaster had landed a gig alongside Kathryn Thomas for the final series.

Jenny has since bounced back by setting up her own stage school alongside a close friend in her native town of Howth.

The presenter says her new business venture, called Star Stage, has been a huge success and she is already taking bookings for the autumn.

Jenny teamed up with her former co-star Kathryn and fellow celebs yesterday to attend an exclusive screening of their upcoming RTE documentary, The Climb for Kids -- Mount Kilimanjaro Challenge at the Great Outdoors store on Chatham Street.

The programme follows Jenny, Kathryn and fellow participants; Sile Seoige, Ruth Scott, Darren Holden, Paul Byrne, Alan Shortt and Karl Spain who trekked to the tallest mountain in Africa to raise funds for Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin last September.

Ironically Jenny once dated Hollywood actor Colin Farrell, who narrated the programme from his LA base.