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Celebration Delight for proud parents Nicky and Georgina Byrne as twin sons' confirmations finally go ahead

The confirmations finally went ahead this week having been cancelled twice last year because of the pandemic

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Nicky Byrne’s twin sons’ confirmations finally went ahead this week having been cancelled twice last year because of the pandemic.

Proud parents Nicky and Georgina looked on as their 14-year-old sons Jay and Rocco had separate ceremonies this week.

That’s because both boys are in different classes in secondary school.

Sundayworld.com can reveal Jay had his confirmation at St Sylvester’s church in Malahide, Co Dublin this afternoon.

His twin brother Rocco had his confirmation ceremony at the same church on Tuesday.

Numbers were restricted at the church due to current restrictions.

It is believed several members of the Byrne and Ahern family attended a get-together after the ceremonies.

Among the well-wishers was the twins’ grandfather, former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, who recently turned 70.

The boys missed out on their last three months of primary school due to the COVID-19 lockdown in the spring of 2020.

The further lockdown restrictions across the country in September of last year meant that their confirmation was called off for a second time.

"Jay and Rocco missed out on the last three months of primary school and they missed their confirmation,” Nicky recently told RSVP Live.

"Their confirmation was postponed to September 2020 but then Dublin was put back into lockdown again so it was cancelled once more."

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The twins have completed first year and have now just started second year.

The boys were born two months premature, weighing just 1.28kg and 1.64kg.

They also have a younger daughter, Gia, who turns eight next month.

Nicky (42) will shortly host a new series on RTE1 on Saturday nights, Last Singer , which is a new format, karaoke-inspired game show in which singers from around Ireland compete to win a €25,000 prize.

It is still unclear whether Dancing With The Stars, which he co-hosts, will come back in January.

He and his Westlife band members recently completed the recording of a new album and are set to tour next year.

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