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All hands on decks for Leigh following Amy wedding snub

SHE may have been snubbed from the showbiz wedding of the year -- but actress Leigh Arnold was determined not to let it get her down when she stepped out to DJ a special 'Fourth of July' bash at Solas.

Fresh from a family holiday to Ibiza, Leigh turned on the style for her big debut on the decks, just as newlyweds Amy Huberman and Brian O'Driscoll were bidding adieu to the last of their 250 wedding guests following three days of celebrations.

The brunette beauty (30) is said to have been miffed at being left off the guestlist for the extravagant bash at Lough Rynn castle in Co Leitrim, having worked closely with Amy for the past five years on hit RTE series, The Clinic.

Adding to her woes is the fact that fellow actress Victoria Smurfit -- whom Amy is said to have struck up a close friendship with when she joined the cast last year -- was in attendance alongside her husband Doug Baxter.


The actress had previously claimed that she would be unable to attend the glitzy nuptials as they clashed with a work trip to New York, which has since been postponed.

"Leigh was really hurt when she heard the claims some members of the press were making about why she hadn't been invited," said a close pal.

"She was away in Ibiza with her family until last Wednesday and only found out about the stories when she arrived back.

"All the hype surrounding the wedding has been hard to avoid so it was good for her to have the gig to distract her."

Leigh is now set to return to Solas on a monthly basis after impressing with her eclectic mix of music.

"I used to work in Solas in New York and got to meet the Irish owners of Solas here," she explained. "We got chatting about old times and mutual friends and they asked me if I would be interested in DJing.

"I said 'why not' for the laugh. The music I play reminds me of good times in New York and I enjoyed recreating that vibe in sunny Dublin," she added.

Meanwhile her former co-star Amy is set to jet off on honeymoon with Brian later today. The couple will take a break in Tanzania, where they are planning a few days on safari, followed by a few days on the beach before Brian returns home to start training.