SURPRISE: Beautiful bride, Noreen Roche, from Glenacunna, Ballyporeen, in the company of her husband, Philip King Sr., and children, Philip Jr. and Grace. The happy couple surprised one or two people by combining Grace's Christening with their wedding!

The Roche family travelled to Cavan last month for the Christening of little Grace King – granddaughter of Micheal and Caroline Roche from Glenacunna, Ballyporeen.

The journey from south Tipperary to Corlough, a rural village in County Cavan was uneventful.

The visitors settled into their seats at St Patrick’s Church in Corlough, awaiting the arrival of the Kings – little Grace, her parents, Philip Sr. and Noreen Roche (Ballyporeen) along with Grace’s brother, Philip Jr. They, along with Noreen’s sister, Joanna, duly arrived and the wedding commenced – yes, wedding! 

The ultimate surprise had been sprung …

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