WATCH: This Irish Mammy Can't Handle Her Son's Surprise Homecoming

"Oh Jesus, Brian! Oh Jesus!"

Irish sons have an awful habit of trying to scare their mothers to death and catch it on camera – here's yet another example.

Brian Byrne had been living in Tel Aviv for 14 months before returning home unexpectedly last week to get the drop on his mam for her birthday. She took it about as well as you'd expect from an Irish mammy.

Stick around for the end of the video, where he nearly gives his dad a heart attack too. 

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Seán Kenehan

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