The Late Late Toy Show is meant to be a fun frolic through this year’s best toys.
But last night the entire country was left reaching for a hankie as the programme makers deliberately decided to pull on the heart strings to the point of breaking.
The beautiful moment came when Adam and Kayla Burke from Midleton, Co Cork were reunited with their dad Sergeant Graham Burke.
Sergeant Burke had been on duty in Mali on a peacekeeping mission but returned home to surprise the family in the best way possible.
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