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The Emerald Aisle

by | 14th, August 2003

‘SUCH has been Westlife’s love of the cover single – when the band sings someone else’s song with a slight flattening of key – that we’re looking for tributes in the wedding celebrations of band member Nicky Byrne.

”We had joy, we had fun, Bryan weighs a ton…”

The wedding of Nicky to Irish Prime Minster Bertie Aherne’s daughter Georgina makes the front cover of Hello!.

It’s one of those weddings where not only the bride wears white, but Nicky too immerses his body in the colour of virginal purity.

With white socks last seen on Sweet Gene Vincent, Nicky and Georgie invite us to their ”fairytale wedding”.

Here’s that Hello! invitation in full: ”The childhood sweethearts share their special day with us as they set the seal on their romance at an idyllic French chateau.”

We are sure you agree that those are very beautiful words. And had Terry Jacks (Seasons in the Sun) or Abba’s Bjorn and Benny, with a nod to Martin Luther King, (I Have a Dream) written them, Nicky would be able to sing the lyrics with the rest of his tribute band.

And there are the rest of the guys of Ireland’s boy-band brotherhood. There’s Bryan McPudding, wearing a black shirt and blue tie.

And there too is Ronan Keating belting out an ”emotional” rendition of the couple’s favourite song I Love The Way You Love Me (Boyzone).

Kian Egan then poses with his new love Jodi Albert from Hollyoaks.

And Shane Filan is with his fiancee Gillian, smiling broadly in a velveteen frock coat and ubiquitous white tie.

Nicky and Georgina then retired to purple thrones and Nicky, still dressed in the manner of Paul Gascoigne when his Hello! wedding thrilled us years back, said that Georgina to him was everything, the sweetest song that he could sing (oh, baby).

In keeping with past events, the pair are expected to D.I.V.O.R.C.E sometime in the future.

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