Thursday 17 August 2017

Spotted: Pippa Middleton and new husband James Matthews enjoy friend's wedding in Co Cork

Pippa Middleton with husband James Matthews at the Sacred Heart Chuch in Glengarriff where the wedding of Camilla Campion-Awwad took place.
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Pippa Middleton with husband James Matthews at the Sacred Heart Chuch in Glengarriff where the wedding of Camilla Campion-Awwad took place. PIc Steve Humphreys
Pippa Middleton with husband James Matthews at the Sacred Heart Chuch in Glengarriff where the wedding of Camilla Campion-Awwad took place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017
Pippa Middleton arriving at the Sacred Heart Chuch in Glengarriff where the wedding of Camilla Campion-Awwad took place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017
Pippa Middleton with husband James Matthews and another guest at the Sacred Heart Chuch in Glengarriff where the wedding of Camilla Campion-Awwad took place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017
Pippa Middleton arriving with husband James Matthews at the Sacred Heart Chuch in Glengarriff where the wedding of Camilla Campion-Awwad took place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017
Pippa Middleton with husband James Matthews (back to camera) at the Sacred Heart Chuch in Glengarriff where the wedding of Camilla Campion-Awwad took place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017
The bride Camilla Campion-Awwad arriving with her sister Aysha Campion-Awwad who was a bridesmaid at the Sacred Heart Chuch in Glengarriff where the wedding took place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017
The bride and groom Camilla Campion-Awwad and Oliver Jenkinson at the Sacred Heart Chuch in Glengarriff where the wedding took place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017
Locals at the Sacred Heart Chuch in Glengarriff where the wedding of Camilla Campion-Awwad took place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017
Pippa Middleton taking a stroll with a friend as husband James Matthews follows behind through the village of Glengarriff where the wedding of Camilla Campion-Awwad will take place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017
Umbrella's at the Sacred Heart Chuch in Glengarriff where the wedding of Camilla Campion-Awwad took place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017
Constance Campion (mother of the bride) arriving at the Sacred Heart Chuch in Glengarriff where the wedding of Camilla Campion-Awwad took place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017
The Sacred Heart Chuch in Glengarriff where the wedding of Camilla Campion-Awwad attended by Pippa Middleton will take place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017
The Marquee in Glengarriff where the wedding reception of Camilla Campion-Awwad attended by Pippa Middleton will take place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017
The Marquee in Glengarriff where the wedding reception of Camilla Campion-Awwad attended by Pippa Middleton will take place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017
Pippa Middleton taking a stroll through the village of Glengarriff where the wedding of Camilla Campion-Awwad will take place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017
Pippa Middleton taking a stroll with an unidentified friend through the village of Glengarriff where the wedding of Camilla Campion-Awwad will take place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017
Pippa Middleton taking a stroll through the village of Glengarriff where the wedding of Camilla Campion-Awwad will take place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017
Wayne O'Connor

Wayne O'Connor

Pippa Middleton - the sister of the Duchess of Cambridge - was in Co Cork yesterday to see her friend tie the knot.

Camilla Campion-Awwad wed her long-term partner, Oliver Jenkinson, at a low-key ceremony in Glengarriff.

It was a fairytale homecoming for the Campion family. Camilla's mother Constance has roots in Glengarriff and locals said this played a key part in the bride and groom's choice for the wedding venue.

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The bride and groom Camilla Campion-Awwad and Oliver Jenkinson at the Sacred Heart Chuch in Glengarriff where the wedding took place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017

The newlyweds played host to Pippa and her multimillionaire husband James Matthews, who flew in from their month-long honeymoon for the occasion.

It rounded off a busy few weeks for college friends Pippa and Camilla, who read literature together at Edinburgh University and have since remained close.

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Pippa Middleton with husband James Matthews at the Sacred Heart Chuch in Glengarriff where the wedding of Camilla Campion-Awwad took place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017

Camilla kept her husband-to-be waiting and arrived at the small, picturesque Sacred Heart Church fashionably late just after 3.30pm.

London's elite descended on the tiny coastal village from last Friday evening for the low-key affair.

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The bride Camilla Campion-Awwad arriving with her sister Aysha Campion-Awwad who was a bridesmaid at the Sacred Heart Chuch in Glengarriff where the wedding took place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017

Many guests booked accommodation in the hotels, B&Bs and guest houses in and around the village. It was reported that Pippa and James had planned to stay in nearby Kenmare. Instead they opted for Eccles Hotel on the outskirts of Glengarriff, a stone's throw from the wedding reception venue at Derrycreha House - a plush 19th-century mansion overlooking the waterfront in Glengarriff.

The bride Camilla Campion-Awwad arriving with her sister Aysha Campion-Awwad who was a bridesmaid at the Sacred Heart Chuch in Glengarriff where the wedding took place.
PIc Steve Humphreys
1st July 2017
The bride Camilla Campion-Awwad arriving with her sister Aysha Campion-Awwad who was a bridesmaid at the Sacred Heart Chuch in Glengarriff where the wedding took place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017

The famous couple socialised with friends in the village last Friday night, much to the delight of many excited young locals, who took photographs and selfies with them.

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Pippa Middleton arriving at the Sacred Heart Chuch in Glengarriff where the wedding of Camilla Campion-Awwad took place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017

But some older residents struggled to comprehend what all of the fuss was about. "Sure, we have weddings here three or four times a week," said one shopkeeper. "I don't see why people buy into it at all."

Many of the guests rose early yesterday morning for breakfast before descending on the hotel bars around the village to watch the British and Irish Lions beat New Zealand.

After jetting in from their own month-long honeymoon, Pippa and her new husband appeared smitten as they strolled through the village hand-in-hand. They chatted with friends about the Lions' win and waved to passing locals but chose not to speak publicly about their friends' big day.

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Pippa Middleton taking a stroll with an unidentified friend through the village of Glengarriff where the wedding of Camilla Campion-Awwad will take place. PIc Steve Humphreys 1st July 2017

Camilla is the daughter of Jordanian-born plastic surgeon Awwad M Awwad. Her mother, Constance Campion Awwad, is a leading expert in medical beauty treatments and together with her husband runs a plastic surgery practice in London.

Camilla worked in the City of London after completing university but now works with her parents in the family business.

She and her new husband are expected to set off on a luxury honeymoon in the coming days.

Newlyweds Pippa Middleton and James Matthews have been spotted in Ireland 

Sunday Independent

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