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Gloria Hunniford hailed as an ‘icon’ at Mum of the Year awards

Gloria Hunniford at the Woman’s Way Beko Mum of the Year Awards
Gloria Hunniford at the Woman’s Way Beko Mum of the Year Awards

By Staff Reporter

Gloria Hunniford has won the Icon Award at the Woman's Way Beko Mum of the Year Awards in Dublin.

The Portadown-born television star, aged 79, picked up the accolade which is the first of its kind at the awards.

Paying tribute on their social media, Woman's Way said: "The Woman's Way and Beko Icon 2019 Award goes to Gloria Hunniford, a true broadcasting star, someone who has decades of radio and television experience.

"This is the first of its kind from the team and we think Gloria is a wonderful recipient."

In a recent interview the presenter said she has no intention of retiring any time soon, adding: "What's my secret? I love to keep busy. I enjoy pretty good health, too, and that is everything as you get older."

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