A company based in Galway, Bábógbaby (which translates as Doll-baby), has won an award for their teddy bear the world's first Irish speaking toy of its kind.

The interactive teddy bear won the top award at the Practical Pre-School Awards in the UK. The bear teaches children how to say numbers, colors, shapes in Irish.

The inventor, Adrian Devane said he was delighted with news. "It’s like a movie getting five stars or a student getting an A+. They loved it."

You can see an interactive version of the bear here www.babogbaby.com/index.php/interactive.

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