Ronan Keating has become a father for the fifth time!

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Monday, 30 March 2020, 9:51AM

Congratulations are in order for Ronan Keating who has just become a father for the fifth time!

The Boyzone singer - who has Jack, 21, Missy, 19, and Ali, 14, from his first marriage to Yvonne Connolly and two-year-old Cooper with his wife Storm - welcomed a daughter named Coco Knox Keating into the world on Friday. 

Taking to Instagram to announce the exciting news by sharing a photo of the two of them with their newborn, Ronan wrote: "Hello world. Spreading some good cheer at this time with the announcement of the safe delivery of our little girl Coco Knox Keating.

"Calmly arrived on 27/3/20. Mama & Baba are rocking #HappyTimes #KeatingClan #BabyKeating."

Storm also shared the same picture of their new bundle of joy - whose face was blurred out - on her own Instagram account.

She wrote alongside the snap: "A beautiful calm birth thanks to Claire Mellon and all the wonderful team at @theportlandhosp

"Thank you so much for taking such great care of us ❤️ Coco Knox Keating, born 27.03.20 #myheartcouldburst #ourlittlegirl @rokeating."

The couple revealed they were expecting a baby girl last month.

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Another little Keating on the way ♥️

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The couple announced the news they were to be parents again in November last year during a holiday in Amsterdam.

Taking to Instagram to share a sweet picture of Cooper kissing her growing bump, Ronan captioned the post: "Another little Keating on the way."

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The 38-year-old beauty previously admitted she had had a "really difficult" conversation with the 42-year-old star in the early days of their relationship because she wanted her own children while the 'Life Is a Roller Coaster' hitmaker was unsure if he wanted any more kids.

She said: "He wasn't sure if he wanted to have more children and that was really difficult for me because I always pictured having kids of my own and I come from a really large family.

"I went away and thought about it and I had to be really honest with myself. I spoke to my mum about it. There were tears.

"I knew in my heart that I could live the rest of my life without kids but I couldn't live without [Ronan]."

We can't wait to see the little one!