Ben and Una Foden Welcome a Baby Boy - and Give Him a Fine Irish Name

The celebrity babies are bursting forth all over!

The 33-year-old Saturday's singer and her rugger hubby Ben Foden welcomed their second child into the world yesterday and have named the tot Tadhg John Foden. We're a fan of the name Tadhg, good and strong, it just might be a bit tricky for our neighbours to master. A lifetime of 'Tadhuuug?' may await.

Taking to his Twitter, the 29-year-old rugby union footballer Ben shared his happy news with his fans:

His last tweet two days previously was just as cockle warming...


The couple, who got married in 2012, already have two-year-old daughter Aoife together and announced they were expecting another little one last September on Instagram.

Una posted a photograph of little Aoife in a t-shirt exclaiming 'I'm Going to Be a Big Sister!' along with the caption: "I know lots of people have been guessing and Ben and I can now confirm that Aoife is going to have a baby brother or sister next year!!! (sic)."

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Meanwhile, the gorgeous star recently admitted she has had an "easy time" with her pregnancies and wasn't expecting Tadhg to be a big baby "like his dad" was.

She said last month: "Ben was a huge baby - over 11lb - but although we've been told our son's a good size, we're not anticipating he'll be a whopper like his dad. Aoife was just under 8lb and we think our boy will be around the same. I know I'm very lucky to have had such an easy time of it on both occasions."


Ain't that the truth. Months of feeling like you're on the brink of barfing, while your child plays footy with your bladder can have it's moments.

Tadhg is an easy enough name to swallow on these shores but how do you think his British cousins will take to it? They already may have enough trouble with Ay-Oh-I-Eef. Do you have a traditional Irish name? Does it ever get you into bother?

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