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Thursday 8 December 2016

British can put on a show

Published 30/04/2011 | 09:48

There's nothing like a British royal wedding to bring out the closet-monarchist in even the most die-hard Irish nationalist. And who could fail to be bowled over by yesterday's extravaganza, which was watched in virtually every home on the island?

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The beautiful bride, a handsome prince, the fashionably attired guests, the uniforms and the magnificent backdrop of Westminster Abbey -- yesterday's wedding had it all.

When it comes to ceremony, nobody does it better than the British. They make Disney look like rank amateurs.

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