Sunday 15 December 2019

No extra time for footballer groom Glenn

Breda Heffernan

Breda Heffernan

IT was the briefest of honeymoons for international footballer Glenn Whelan who will today rejoin his Ireland teammates in training after marrying his childhood sweetheart at the weekend.

He and captain Robbie Keane, who is due to jet in from the United States, will join the rest of the squad for Euro 2012 preparations at Gannon Park in Malahide, Co Dublin today.

It has been a whirlwind few days for 28-year-old Glenn who married Karen Byrne at St Philomena's Church in Palmerstown on Saturday.

Following the ceremony, the couple were whisked away in a vintage car to celebrate with a reception for over 150 family and friends at the Ritz-Carlton Powerscourt hotel in Co Wicklow.

Among those who attended the wedding were Sunderland's John O'Shea, Stephen Hunt of Wolves and actor Craig Charles.

Irish Independent

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