Trisha Lewis, Kilbehenny pictured with Late Late Show host Ryan Tubridy.

Trisha Lewis from Kilbehenny joined Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late Show couch last weekend to talk about her 98lb weight loss journey, revealing she decided to fight for her life after she realised she might not be around to see her nephew grow up. 

Trisha has ‘become her own hero’ – and the nations too – after explaining how she used to ‘look at life so negatively before her remarkable transformation.

The thirty-year-old spoke openly about her experiences of being mocked for her size, adding that ‘when you get to morbidly obese, people seem to think it’s just free reign.’

“People are very cruel; but only 1%,” she said.

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