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Rosanna Davison, Jennifer Zamparelli and others share their New Year's resolutions

As we prepare to say good riddance to 2021, you might vow to invest in a gym membership, learn a new language, turn vegan or take a leaf out of Kim Kardashian’s goal-setting book and endeavour to pass the Bar.
Rosanna Davison with her daughter Sophia (Instagram)

Rosanna Davison with her daughter Sophia (Instagram)

Denise Smith

New Year, new you, you know the drill.

As we prepare to say good riddance to 2021, you might vow to invest in a gym membership, learn a new language, turn vegan or take a leaf out of Kim Kardashian’s goal-setting book and endeavour to pass the Bar.

Whatever goals you set before the ball drops, just know that celebrities are right there with you, vowing to stay off sugar, dreaming of white weddings and wishing all the while that Covid would do one.

Rosanna Davison is still adjusting to world of parenting, and so naturally the lifestyle guru hasn’t had much time to forward plan when it comes to 2022.

Rosanna Davison at her home in Co Dublin. Photo by Steve Humphreys

Rosanna Davison at her home in Co Dublin. Photo by Steve Humphreys

The model who has three kids with her husband Wes Quirke - twin boys Oscar and Hugo, who they had in November 2020, and their daughter Sophia, who they welcomed via surrogate in 2019 said: “I haven’t even really thought about New Year’s resolutions to be honest as life is just so busy with the kids.

"My hopes for 2022 are simply health and happiness for my friends and family, particular under the uncertainty and anxiety of the pandemic. Everything else is just a bonus."

Of course, not everyone will be ringing in 2022 with a resolution.

Celebrity choreographer and dancer Arthur Gourounlian may be set to quickstep on to the small screen as he prepares to replace Julian Benson on the judging panel of Dancing With The Stars, but New Year’s resolutions aren’t on his to-do list.

“Right so, I don't really believe in New Year's resolutions. I think if you want to stop or start doing something new, you can do it at any point during the year. But in saying all of that, I am going to try and cut down on my fizzy drinks and sweets, but then again, who am I kidding? I probably won't pass January 10.

And he’s not alone, Jennifer Zamparelli who will return to helm the hit RTÉ dancing show alongside Nicky Byrne isn’t a huge fan of yearly resolutions.

Presenters Jennifer Zamparelli and Nicky Byrne pictured during the first live show of Dancing with the stars. Photo Credit: Kyran O Brien Photography

Presenters Jennifer Zamparelli and Nicky Byrne pictured during the first live show of Dancing with the stars. Photo Credit: Kyran O Brien Photography

“I start in December and get going then if I want to get fitter or start something new. I think if you start in January you are setting yourself up for failure. I just want to be out of this Covid nightmare, but that is more of a wish."

Keeping her eyes on the prize, TV presenter Lucy Kennedy is turning her attention to a new work ventures as she pens another children’s book.

“I’m writing my fourth book in the ‘Friendship Fairies’ series. I really enjoy writing my children’s books. It’s a lovely feeling when a parent messages me to say that it was their child’s first read alone book."

Brides-to-be Bonnie Ryan and Lynn Kelly will be hoping for good tidings in the New Year.

The beauty guru and daughter of late broadcaster Gerry Ryan who is set to tie the knot with her long-term partner John next summer revealed: “My main goal is to get to spend loads of time with family and friends, get married, and travel as much as I can."

Bonnie Ryan

Bonnie Ryan

Model and influencer Lynn Kelly is also planning an idyllic wedding in Italy and hopes to be surrounded by her nearest and dearest.

“My New Year’s Resolution for 2022 is to try to be present more and to live in the moment. We have so many exciting things planned for 2022, especially our wedding which we have booked in September in Italy. We are praying everything goes to plan."

Business women, Aimee Connolly and Pamela Laird will also be looking to reset in the New Year.

Sculpted by Aimee creator Aimee Connolly

Sculpted by Aimee creator Aimee Connolly

Former Apprentice star Pamela said: “My resolution is to embrace some spontaneity again in 2022, I used to spend so much time planning and now I’m hoping to bring back some spontaneous fun back into my life and just go with the flow."

While Aimee who is the CEO & Founder at Sculpted by Aimee hopes to challenge herself to “run a half marathon, read more books and do a cooking course.”


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