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Heal happiness Una Healy 'in a good place' after divorcing Ben Foden and moving back home

It’s different, but I’m in a good place now with my life and being able to juggle the whole lot, you know.”

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Una Healy

Una Healy

Una Healy

Una Healy has said that she’s in a “good place” since her splitting from ex-husband Ben Foden.

The Saturdays singer separated from the rugby star in the summer of 2018 amid cheating rumours before their divorce was confirmed the following year.

The couple have two children together – Aoife Belle (9) and Tadhg (6).

Una and the kids moved home to her native Tipperary last year after years of living in the UK, and she said that being a full-time, single mum and balancing her work life is very different to when she was in a girl band.

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Ben Foden and Una Healy in 2013. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty Images)

Ben Foden and Una Healy in 2013. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty Images)

Ben Foden and Una Healy in 2013. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty Images)

Speaking to The Sun, the 39-year-old said: “It was a different chapter when I was with the girls.

“We were constantly on the road and were hardly ever home. We literally had a single out every three months; we were on that promo trail all the time. It’s a very different time.

“I’m juggling being a working mum and a full-time mum at the same time because, you know, I have to plan their diaries and the help I get from my parents when I’m working.

“It’s different, but I’m in a good place now with my life and being able to juggle the whole lot, you know.”

Una admitted that she is “very close” with Aoife and Tadhg, and added being close to her mum at home in Thurles brought them closer together.

“We spent all of lockdown together, just the three of us, so they’re really good kids and they get on really well together. They’re three years apart but you’d think they were the same age.

“Their grandmother plays a huge part in their upbringing,” she explained.

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“She’s real soft, and Aoife even says to me ‘Why doesn’t she tell us off when we do something wrong?’ She would've told me off years ago. It's funny how the grandparents get really soft.

“I’m strict enough, I think. They're not scared of my bark. I have no bite, you know. They listen to me, that's what granny said.”

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