Eamonn Holmes shares emotional message alongside rare photo of mum Josie - EpicNews

March 22, 2020 – 08:54 GMT Hanna Fillingham

Sunday marked a bittersweet day as individuals around the globe celebrated Mother’s Day with out having the ability to go to their loved-ones. This Morning star Eamonn Holmes led the celebrities who urged most of the people to not go and go to their aged mother and father to be able to shield them in opposition to the coronavirus. Taking to Instagram, the TV presenter shared a rare photo of himself with him mum Josie, and wrote within the caption: “This Mother’s Day is going to be hard for so many of you – but it’s because we love our elderly parents that we should follow the medical advice if we can and protect them.”


Eamonn Holmes and his mum Josie 

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Eamonn’s followers shared their very own tales within the feedback, with one writing: “Gutted I won’t be able to get to see my mama in person, but we’ve planned a Skype with my sister too,” whereas one other wrote: “So true Eamonn, I won’t see my kids or grandkids, I’m not elderly but keep apart due to isolation. Heartbreaking.” A 3rd added: “Can’t see my mum either but we’re going to FaceTime. This shouldn’t be happening, it’s so sad.”

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VIDEO: Eamonn Holmes offers spouse Ruth Langsford a kiss on This Morning


The This Morning star has a detailed relationship along with his mum

The TV character’s mum and siblings stay in Belfast, the place he grew up, and he usually goes again to go to them. Eamonn was raised with 4 brothers, and final Mother’s Day all of them went to go to Josie. Eamonn’s mum turned 90 in 2018, and he stunned her with a celebration to mark the big day. She has even made a TV look alongside her well-known son, starring on UTV present Back Home, which noticed Eamonn go to his household in Ireland. The dad-of-four has beforehand spoken about his relationship along with his mom, joking that he had a really “sheltered” upbringing in distinction to his spouse Ruth Langsford. Speaking to Sunday Express journal, he confessed: “She rings me and says, ‘Son, that programme is disgusting.’ I led a very sheltered Catholic life. People look at my wife and think she is demure and ladylike. But she’s had a rough Army upbringing. She likes bawdiness.” The star has only a shut relationship along with his siblings too.

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Eamonn has beforehand spoken about his brothers – Brian Leonard, Colm and Conor – and described them as his “best friends”. He informed The Guardian: “My brothers and I are very close. Growing up, the lack of space meant we were like bear cubs or dogs that were always biting and nipping at each other, but not now. Today they are my best friends and that’s the same for all of us; we love each other’s company, we love being with each other, we indulge heavily in, what they call in Belfast, the banter or the craic.”

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