Eamonn Holmes said his final goodbyes to his late mother today.

The North Belfast man has thanked everyone who has sent messages of support since his mother Josie died aged 93 on Friday.

In an Instagram post, Eamonn said her funeral will be on Tuesday, November 22.

The 62-year-old said: “To everyone who cared for my mother and sent so many condolences… I am truly humbled and overwhelmed.

“[You] was a great comfort.

“We put her to rest this morning. Thank you very much.’

Eamonn and his mother Josie

The Funeral Times obituary of Eamonn’s mother reads: “Died 18 November 2022, late wife of Leonard Holmes…

Deeply missed by her sons, daughters-in-law, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

“St. Pio, pray for her.”

Eamonn and his mother Josie

The TV presenter said in a Twitter post at the weekend: “At 93, her hair is barely dry.

“My dearest mother [Josephine] leaving us to go to heaven.

“Requiescat in Pace… Thank you to all who paid tribute and respect. She was a lady.”

Eamonn has received support from celebrity friends since the heartbreaking news.

Taking to social media, his breakfast show co-host Isabel Webster said: “I’m at a loss for words. Massive condolences E. Call me anytime day or night xxx.”

Comedian Alan Carr said: “I’m sorry. I’m sending you lots of love today.”

Mark Wright said: “God bless you Eamonn. Sending you all so much love x,” while wife Michelle Keegan also commented, “I’m sorry. Sending love to you and your family, Eamonn. xxx.”

TV presenter Susanna Reid said: “I’m so sorry. I send love.”

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