Eamonn Holmes was one very proud father last year when he celebrated his oldest son Declan's wedding to now-wife Jenny. And following on from the celebrations, publication Wedding Journal wrote about the special day in a newly-uploaded blog post, which led to Eamonn making some new discoveries about his first-born. After Wedding Journal tagged the This Morning host in the story on Twitter, Eamonn responded, writing: "I've learnt things I didn't know about the pair of them. Great feature. Thank you." The article featured everything from when Declan and Jenny first met – which was through a mutual friend in 2012, as well as Declan's plans for his proposal.
Eamonn Holmes and his son Declan have a wonderful relationship
Sweetly, it also included quotes from the pair of them. Declan said of Jenny: "There's honestly nothing you can't like about Jenny; she's kind, beautiful, endearing and so much fun to be around." It was also revealed just why the couple chose to marry on 8 August 2018, as the number eight has a special meaning. He added: "I think we both compliment each other’s personalities well and I knew fairly early on I wanted to be with Jenny for the rest of my life. The number 8 is our lucky number so we always joked about getting married on 8/8/18, with a year to go I knew I had to get my skates on."
Declan and Jenny on their wedding day
On the day of Declan and Jenny's wedding – which took place at Castle Leslie Estate in Ireland – Eamonn posted a heartfelt tweet just before the service. It read: "It's a special day. My first born son @declanholmes gets married today to @JennyGouk. The clans are gathering and I'm delighted to say there's a lot of love and happiness all around us. #IrishWedding."
This year, Eamonn and Ruth Langsford spoke to HELLO! in an exclusive interview, where they spoke about the possibilities of Declan and Jenny having children in the near-future. Eamonn revealed: "If it's God's will and there's grandchildren then I would be the most fun granddaddy on the block!" Ruth admitted: "He doesn’t like the thought of being a grandpa because it makes him feel old. But I can guarantee you the minute a baby is put in his arms and is his son's child, he will be mush. I can't wait! I think it will be lovely!"
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