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RiRi makes it a very special night at Lillie's


Rihanna at the Aviva

Rihanna at the Aviva

Rihanna at the Aviva

SHE told more than 50,000 screaming Irish fans at the Aviva Stadium on Friday night that Dublin is "my favourite city in the world", and now we know why.

It was far from an early night for pop princess Rihanna, who celebrated another success on her Diamonds World Tour with a night of dancing and tequila at Lillie's Bordello.

The Bajan beauty arrived under heavy security, flanked by a team of bodyguards and a convoy of blacked-out vehicles that drove right up to the front doors of the celebrity haunt.



She kicked back with her father Ronald, best friend Jennifer Rosales and a 30-strong crew in the exclusive VIP private members bar, where they enjoyed Rihanna's favourite Patron Platinum tequila, Grey Goose vodka and champagne before dancing the night away.

Rihanna donned a 'S**t F***ing Happens' T-shirt and later tweeted pics of her pal Jennifer looking worse for wear: "What I come home to at night!! My soulmate @jennnrosales #blessed #imaluckywoman," she said.

More than 200 people surrounded her convoy of jeeps as they left Lillie's just after 4am.

The Rude Boy singer was the life and soul of the party, according to onlookers at the club. "Rihanna really loved the DJ," said an insider.

"She was up dancing in the DJ box with him and she kept saying to him, 'I love your music'."

Although there were several Coronation Street celebrities, such as Samia Ghadie and new squeeze Sylvain Longchambon and Xpose queen Karen Koster in the club, the Rihanna party were curtained off in their own section.

However, it did not stop newly-wed Karen and hubby John McGuire having a ball in the capital hotspot, where they were joined by fellow Xpose presenter Glenda Gilson.

Karen and John started the night with drinks in tapas bar The Fade Street Social with owner and celebrity chef Dylan McGrath.

Ex-Westlife star Mark Feelihy was also on the guest-list at Lillie's.