The present will return later this yr.
2FM presenter Laura Fox has been introduced as the brand new host of Eire’s Fittest Household alongside new coach Sonia O’Sullivan.
The presenter is about to interchange Mairead Ronan on the present on RTÉ One, in the meantime, Sonia will stand in for Anna Geary whereas she is on maternity depart.
The Olympian is becoming a member of coaches Davy Fitzgerald, Nina Carberry and Donncha O’Callaghan for the brand new season of the present.
Laura at the moment presents on 2FM on the weekends and mentioned she is delighted to be taking over the function of presenter for the brand new collection of Eire’s Fittest Household – which can return to RTÉ later this yr.
She mentioned: “I’ve been a fan of Eire’s Fittest Household for a very long time, it’s such a feel-good, good programme for all of the household. Mairead Ronan was a incredible presenter on the present, and I’m simply delighted to be following in her footsteps.
“I can’t wait to get began working with the unbelievable crew of coaches on the present and the super-fit households who’re going to be coming our means to participate later this yr. It’s a dream job for me.”
Additionally talking concerning the new function, Sonia mentioned: “I’ve all the time beloved Eire’s Fittest Household because it’s a constructive promotion of health, so it makes it further particular to be becoming a member of the line-up of coaches this yr.
“I’ve huge sneakers to maintain heat for Anna Geary, however in fact I’m in it to win, so Donncha, Nina and Davy… I’m right here to compete and I’m very excited to get began.”
Head of Leisure Commissioning at RTÉ, Alan Tyler, revealed he was delighted to have the 2 be part of the present and appears ahead to seeing them head to our screens.
He mentioned: “We’re delighted to announce Laura Fox becoming a member of Eire’s Fittest Household as presenter, while the legendary Sonia O’Sullivan is coming onboard as a coach for the upcoming season.
“Laura is a rising star with a real ardour for the present and it is a incredible alternative to deliver her to display.
“Eire’s Fittest Household is a constructive celebration of health, focus, and household, Sonia is the right addition to the line-up. Every time Sonia competes, she plans to win, so it’s sure to make for an additional thrilling competitors this yr.”