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Cool Sharon has internet buzzing

SHARON Ni Bheolain managed to keep her cool on RTE's Six One News last night when she came under attack from a fly.

Ever the professional, the blonde newsreader did not miss a line as she swatted away the pesky insect during the opening of the bulletin.

The duel occurred as Ms Ni Bheolain presented a serious story about the UN's condemnation of both the Syrian government and militants.

The clip is already a hit on social media with some astute viewers pointing out the pun by co-presenter Eamon Horan as he finished his roundup of the day's sports: "Time flies when you're having fun."

However, Sharon saw the funny side. Not to be outdone, she signed off saying: "That's all this evening from me, Eamon and the fly."

Earlier this summer, the Gaelgoir became a viral sensation after the camera cut to her early, looking unimpressed as she watched a report on a dance festival.