Carlow TV presenter Kathryn Thomas joins Ireland's Fittest Family

She's 'delira and excira' over her new role

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Kathryn with coaches Anna Geary (right) and Derval O'Rourke (left)

The RTÉ and Operation Transformation presenter, Kathryn Thomas, has announced she'll be presenting the news series of Ireland's Fittest Family. 

The well-known TV personality took to social media to announce the good news and also warned families that there'll be more "extreme challenges" this season. 

The Carlow native began filming the new series with coaches Davy Fitzgerald, Anna Geary, Donncha O'Callaghan and Derval O'Rourke at the weekend. 

Longtime presenter Mairéad Ronan has stepped back from the RTÉ One show ahead of the birth of her third child.

In her post on Instagram, Kathryn said: "Delira and excira to have joined the Ireland’s Fittest Family team with these bunch of legends @annagcork @dervalo.rourke Donnacha & Davy Fitz. I’ll be presenting the new series kicking off in Oct @rteone More families, more competition & more extreme challenges.... wait til you see what we have in store for our competitors, can’t wait."