Dónal and Julie have welcomed a lovely daughter into this world, so I was pretty delighted to get as many snuggles as I could with Ciara and her brother Cian.
The boys loved Ciara too of course.
And they had a blast playing with Cian.
We had a really nice visit, and I really miss being close to my family. Dónal is going to be doing a sabbatical in upstate New York in the new year which is helping me cope. Plus thinking about another thumbsucker in the family…