A video clip of a young emigrant Irish woman seeing her dad for the first time since she emigrated has attracted media attention and comments on Reddit the major US social media site.

The girl, who lives in Toronto, Canada, is told to expect a surprise and blindfolded by a friend.

When she takes off the blindfold her Dad is there, having flown in from Ireland to surprise his little girl.

Her amazing reaction will have you brushing a tear away too as she begins crying hysterically and embraces her dad.

Father surprises with visit to his lonely daughter who breaks down.YouTube