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Brian and Pippa beat NYC snow and hit the town

Pippa O'Connor and Brian Ormond might have stepped off a plane from New York just hours earlier, but they certainly didn't let jetlag get in the way of their Valentine's celebrations when they stepped out to Grafton Street's Lillies Bordello.

The newly engaged lovers found themselves enjoying an extended break to the Big Apple last week when all flights out of JFK were grounded due to severe snowfall, leaving them stranded for an additional night.

But despite fears that they would not make it home to join celebrity pals for a night on the tiles, the model and TV presenter jetted in just in time to glam it up for a romantic evening alongside trainer to the stars Paul Byrne and his fiancee, Siobhan Stephens, as well as publicist Tara O'Connor and her hubby Andy Reynolds on Saturday.

The group were in good company, given that Hollywood icon Michael Fassbender of Inglourious Basterds fame was also present in the club, as well as top model Rosanna Davison and playboy Kenneth Tong.

"We had a fantastic time in New York, we're literally just back," Pippa told the Diary. "We did lots of shopping and eating out. It was very relaxing."

The blonde beauty even found time to check out a couple of wedding dresses during her trip Stateside, but says she and Brian are still looking towards 2011 as the date for their big day.