Crystal Swing star Dervla Burke expecting first child!

Congratulations are in order

Congratulations are in order!
Congratulations are in order!

Dervla Burke, singer from Irish country band Crystal Swing, has announced that she’s pregnant with her first child.

Herself and husband Tim O’Connor got married in Cork last year, and are delighted to now be starting a family. Dervla revealed the exciting news to the Evening Echo.

“When I saw that the test was positive I couldn’t keep it to myself, Tim was working on the farm at the time but I ran out straight away and said there was something I needed to tell him. He was shocked at first but a good kind of shocked.

“It was something we both really wanted I must have done about 10 tests after that just to be sure but we didn’t announce the pregnancy until I had confirmation from a doctor,” she said.

Mary is only delighted!
Mary is only delighted!

The  also went on to explain that her mum and bandmate Mary is so excited to be a grandmother.

“I’ll never forget the day I told my mum. We were getting ready to play for a wedding. She was having a bad day and feeling really down.However, she burst into tears of joy after I told her.

“She really loves the idea of being a grandmother. We were out and spotted pink and blue train sets. She wanted to buy them both and I had to remind her that the baby isn’t even here yet,” she said.

Congrats to Dervla and Tim!

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