An Irish mammy celebrating her 90th birthday on the RTE Late Late Show last night won the hearts of the show’s viewers.
Nora Kelly, from Killarney, Co Kerry, was in the audience with her 19 children, who took up the entire front row.
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The Irish mammy and grandmother told show host Ryan Tubridy: "I thought it was my last, Number 12" but she’d go on to have another seven children.
Meet the Kelly family taking up the entire front row of tonight's #latelate - mum Nora celebrated her 90th birthday this week with her 19 children! pic.twitter.com/rsqPXSjXUW— RTE One (@RTEOne) April 6, 2018
Nora also has 58 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
She told viewers: "I'm very proud of them and I love every one of them."
On growing up with such a large family, Nora’s youngest, daughter Laura, said: "I don’t think anyone was spoilt but I do think I was treated with more mothers than I deserved.”
#LateLate Nora Kelly. What an incredible lady. At 90. 19 children and 58 grandchildren. Legend.— Patrick Clohessy (@frodomunster) April 6, 2018
Viewers, inspired by Nora, took to social media to pay tribute to her, calling her a “legend” and to wish her a happy birthday.
WOW! 19 kids 😱 At the incredible age of 90, Nora is certainly a woman to be admired! And she looks incredible! #LateLate #SuperWoman— Donna-Marie Cullen (@DonnaCullen85) April 6, 2018
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This lady is amazing! Nineteen children, the size of part of my split class at school...which I send home at 3p.m everyday! And she looks so, so beautiful! You are phenemonal Nora!!!! #LateLate— Aoife Kelly (@kells_a83) April 6, 2018
H/T Irish Mirror