Mohill’s Beirne family celebrate ‘Fittest Family’ success

Leitrim’s Beirne family are celebrating today after proving themselves as Ireland’s Fittest Family.

Michael Beirne, his daughter Dearbhaile, and his sons Jonathan and Keith took home the €15,000 cash prize after battling with two other families from Wexford and Kildare in last night’s TV finale.

The Mohill based clan – who were knocked out of the TV show in 2015 at the first hurdle –  proved their mettle during the course of the show under the guidance of former Ireland rugby international Donncha O’Callaghan.


Speaking on the Joe Finnegan Show, Dearbhaile explained that the competition and the trials the family has endured over the last few months has really brought the family together: