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Play dates are an excuse for chats with other mums, admits Amy Huberman

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Amy Huberman at the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre awards launch. Photo: Marc O'Sullivan.

Amy Huberman at the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre awards launch. Photo: Marc O'Sullivan.

(l to r): Amy Huberman, Laura Whitmore and Shelly Corkery at the Brown Thomas / ISPCC charity luncheon.. Photograph: Leon Farrell / Photocall Ireland

(l to r): Amy Huberman, Laura Whitmore and Shelly Corkery at the Brown Thomas / ISPCC charity luncheon.. Photograph: Leon Farrell / Photocall Ireland

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Amy Huberman at the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre awards launch. Photo: Marc O'Sullivan.

Amy Huberman said she loves bringing her children on play dates as she gets to hang out with her pals.

The 35-year-old is mum to two-year-old Sadie and Billy, who will turn one in November.

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Actress and writer Amy Huberman today officially launched the Bord Gais Energy Student Theatre Awards. Picture: Marc O'Sullivan

Actress and writer Amy Huberman today officially launched the Bord Gais Energy Student Theatre Awards. Picture: Marc O'Sullivan

Actress and writer Amy Huberman today officially launched the Bord Gais Energy Student Theatre Awards. Picture: Marc O'Sullivan

Lots of her friends from rugby circles are new parents such as Gordon D'Arcy and Aoife Cogan who welcomed baby Soleil this summer and Jonathan Sexton and his wife Laura who have a young son, Luca.

"Sadie and Billy are great, they're getting big and bold but they're super," Amy told the Diary.

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Amy Huberman at the Irish premiere of Trainwreck in 2015

Amy Huberman at the Irish premiere of Trainwreck in 2015

Amy Huberman at the Irish premiere of Trainwreck in 2015

"I'm good friends with a lot of the girls and it's baby land right now so I see them a lot.

"It's our play date and the kids are just there," she laughed.

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Amy Huberman enjoying CASA BACARDI at Electric Picnic in 2015

Amy Huberman enjoying CASA BACARDI at Electric Picnic in 2015

Ingrid Hoey, Andrew Scott, Amy Huberman and Sarah Scott enjoying the Casa Bacari Area at Electric Picnic

Ingrid Hoey, Andrew Scott, Amy Huberman and Sarah Scott enjoying the Casa Bacari Area at Electric Picnic

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Amy Huberman enjoying CASA BACARDI at Electric Picnic in 2015

While she dreams of "having a house full of 10 children", Amy said her family with husband Brian O'Driscoll is complete.

"I sometimes wonder, how on earth would I fit in another child?" she said.

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Dinner: Brian O'Driscoll and Amy Huberman were in Jamie's

Dinner: Brian O'Driscoll and Amy Huberman were in Jamie's

Dinner: Brian O'Driscoll and Amy Huberman were in Jamie's

"It would be nice [to have more children] but the logistics of having to do that is a lot of work," she added.

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