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Sealed with a kiss – and a flash mob

Published 15/02/2013 | 04:00

A FLASH MOB of gospel singers dressed in the uniforms of Dublin Airport Authority staff greeted a young German woman as she arrived to be reunited with her boyfriend for Valentine's Day.

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Julia Schafer (24) and her French boyfriend, Romain Vigo Benia (23), known to their friends as Romeo and Juliet, were selected from hundreds of entrants to a 'Reunite in Ireland for Valentine's Day' competition run by The Gathering.

But what the German student didn't know was that love-struck Romain would serenade her with the opening line of the U2 song, 'All I Want Is You' in the Arrivals Lounge, before being joined by the Dublin Gospel choir.

"I couldn't believe it. I came out of the door and I saw Romain holding a bunch of flowers. At the beginning I was overwhelmed but it was so great," said a delighted Julia.

Irish Independent

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