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Wedding Belle Dublin GAA stars step out as Paddy Andrews weds long time love Doireann Gately

Bernard Brogan, Philly McMahon, Stephen Cluxton, John Small and Ciaran Kilkenny were all in attendance to celebrate the wedding.

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(Doireann_G/Instagram)

(Doireann_G/Instagram)

Dublin GAA stars stepped out this weekend as their team mate Paddy Andrews wed his longtime love Doireann Gately in a glamorous ceremony.

The couple tied the knot at St Macartan's Cathedral before moving onto the 5 star Castle Leslie in Monaghan for their reception.

His fellow Dublin GAA stars Bernard Brogan, Philly McMahon, Stephen Cluxton, John Small and Ciaran Kilkenny were all guests at the wedding.

James McCarthy, Brian Fenton and Dean Rock were also in attendance.

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 Paddy Andrews

Paddy Andrews

Paddy Andrews

Beauty mogul Suzanne Jackson also celebrated the couple’s nuptials with them.

Taking to Instagram, Doireann shared stunning snaps of their big day.

“11.12.21 Everything we could have dreamed of and more,” she captioned the pictures.

The bride wore a ball-gown style dress with a lace v-neck top, while a long white veil perched on a low bun flowed down her back.

Her stunning white bouquet included white roses and gorgeous greenery.

Meanwhile the groom wore a black tuxedo, complete with a velvet jacket which added a touch of warmth on their winter wedding day.

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Doireann also shared stunning images of their venue at the castle. The ceiling and walls were adorned with white drapery and lights. More white roses and greenery adorned the ceiling, and the front of the top table.

The couple’s stunning five-tier cake was also on theme, featuring white roses and pearls.

Their initials ‘P&D’ along with their wedding date featured on the dancefloor.

Paddy and Doireann got engaged in October 2019.

While Doireann is an events manager, Paddy retired from inter-county football earlier this year after a long career playing Gaelic football for Dublin. During his time with the boys in blue, he became a seven-time All Ireland Winner.

“After 12 years, it’s time for me to finish up with the Dublin team,” he said in a statement.

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Paddy Andrews of Dublin lifts the Sam Maguire Cup following Dublin's All-Ireland victory in 2019

Paddy Andrews of Dublin lifts the Sam Maguire Cup following Dublin's All-Ireland victory in 2019

Paddy Andrews of Dublin lifts the Sam Maguire Cup following Dublin's All-Ireland victory in 2019

“To Pillar, Pat, Jim and Dessie, and their coaches, I’d like to thank them for giving me the opportunity to represent the Dublin team and experience so many special moments.”

“I’d also like to thank my club St Brigid’s for their support and all the coaches and members down in Russell Park.”

After 12 years, it’s time for me to finish up with the Dublin team,” a statement reads on his Twitter account.

“To Pillar, Pat, Jim and Dessie, and their coaches, I’d like to thank them for giving me the opportunity to represent the Dublin team and experience so many special moments.

“I’d also like to thank my club St Brigid’s for their support and all the coaches and members down in Russell Park.”

“A special thanks to our phenomenal supporters for their unwavering belief and encouragement over so many years, good and bad.”

“Finally, to my teammates, it was the highest privilege to share the journey with you all. All the best for the road ahead.”

Paddy also signed with League of Ireland team Monaghan United in 2011, however by the following year the club withdrew from the division citing “mainly financial” reasons.

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