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This Irish girl in Australia planned the best surprise for her mam's 40th birthday

Daughter of the year!

THIS IS LEAH Louise King from Bray – she’s currently living in Sydney, Australia, after graduating from college earlier this year.

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Her mother Melanie recently celebrated turning 40 with a big party, so Leah created a video to wish her happy birthday and apologise for not being there.

At first, it just looked like a record of her travels around the world, from snowboarding in Canada…

whistler Source: Facebook

…To ‘picking sticks’ in the Australian outback.

australia Source: Facebook

But then, some interesting-looking plane tickets appeared…

planetickets Source: Facebook

And there was Leah, arriving in the door for the party. N’yaww!

mumrun Source: Facebook

Posting the final video on Facebook, Leah wrote:

I can’t believe that after months and months of planning, Operation Surprise Mammy at her 40th was an absolute success. I’m honestly not sure how I kept it a secret for so long!

Watch it all here – dare you not to well up.

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