Martin McGuinness' son names baby boy after his father

Martin McGuinness' son Emmett has named his newborn baby boy after his father.

Monday, 14th August 2017, 12:50 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 12:12 pm
Martin McGuinness' son, Emmett.
Martin McGuinness' son, Emmett.

Martin McGuinness passed away in March this year after a short illness.

Emmett McGuinness shared the news of his son's birth on social media on Sunday.

"Baby Máirtín Rua McGuinness, born last night [Saturday]. Altnagelvin hospital brought back very mixed emotions but today is a good day. Over the moon," said Emmett.

Martin McGuinness.

Replying to the good news, Sinn Fein Senator, Padraig MacLochlainn said: "Congratulations to you both. Wonderful news."

Martin McGuinness.