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Home and Away flashback: Irene's best kids through the years

The door's always open at Irene's.

By TV Week team
Beloved Home And Away character Irene, played by Lynne McGranger, has been a mum to many in Summer Bay.
Loved worldwide, the popular character is the ultimate true-blue battler, known for her welcoming presence to her foster children, warm heart and quick-witted remarks. And for her rollercoaster life in Summer Bay!
But for Lynne McGranger – the award-winning drama's longest-serving female cast member – her character's trials and tribulations are far removed from her own. Unlike her alter-ego, she prefers a low profile.
"I deal with the fame of the show. But it [being a public figure] is a bit weird. Especially with personal stuff – word gets out," Lynne previously explained to TV WEEK.
We look back at Irene's most memorable relationships with the kids she counted as her own, from Selina to Nick, Irene has looked after a number of troubled teens over the years.

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