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'Going to marry the love of my life': Dublin GAA star Eamon Fennell's romantic New York proposal

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Eamon Fennell and new fiancee Fiona Creely

Eamon Fennell and new fiancee Fiona Creely

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Fiona Creely and Eamon Fennell

Fiona Creely and Eamon Fennell

Pictures: VIPIRELAND.COM

Eamon Fennell and new fiancee Fiona Creely

Eamon Fennell and new fiancee Fiona Creely

Pictures: VIPIRELAND.COM

Fiona Creely and Eamon Fennell are engaged

Fiona Creely and Eamon Fennell are engaged

Pictures: VIPIRELAND.COM

Dublin players, from left, Philip McMahon, Barry Cahill, Tomas Quinn, Bryan Cullen, Cian O'Sullivan, Alan Brogan, Ger Brennan, and Eamon Fennell, celebrate after the match. GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Final, Kerry v Dublin, Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Brian Lawless / SPORTSFILE

Dublin players, from left, Philip McMahon, Barry Cahill, Tomas Quinn, Bryan Cullen, Cian O'Sullivan, Alan Brogan, Ger Brennan, and Eamon Fennell, celebrate after the match. GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Final, Kerry v Dublin, Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Brian Lawless / SPORTSFILE

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Eamon Fennell and new fiancee Fiona Creely

It's official.

Dublin footballer Eamon Fennell (30) is set to walk up the aisle with his girlfriend of three years after a romantic New York proposal.

The athlete turned businessman has been dating Fiona Creely (29) since 2011 and the loved-up couple committed to their future together when Eamon got down on bended knee on New Year's Eve in the Big Apple.

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"She said yes. Going to marry the love of my life #engagement #love #NewYork #TimesSquare," Eamon shared on Twitter, alongside a photo of his new fiancee and her huge engagement ring.

Fennell enjoyed the spotlight in 2011 after Dublin beat Kerry to the All Ireland title and has dabbled with tv and appearances since. Before meeting Fiona, he  famously appearing on TV3 dating show Take Me Out.

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Fiona Creely and Eamon Fennell

Fiona Creely and Eamon Fennell

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Fiona Creely and Eamon Fennell

He is currently manning his business Sole Sister Flats, a compact shoe company for women, mainly distributed in nightclubs and bars.

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Dublin players, from left, Philip McMahon, Barry Cahill, Tomas Quinn, Bryan Cullen, Cian O'Sullivan, Alan Brogan, Ger Brennan, and Eamon Fennell, celebrate after the match. GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Final, Kerry v Dublin, Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Brian Lawless / SPORTSFILE

Dublin players, from left, Philip McMahon, Barry Cahill, Tomas Quinn, Bryan Cullen, Cian O'Sullivan, Alan Brogan, Ger Brennan, and Eamon Fennell, celebrate after the match. GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Final, Kerry v Dublin, Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Brian Lawless / SPORTSFILE

Brian Lawless / SPORTSFILE

Dublin players, from left, Philip McMahon, Barry Cahill, Tomas Quinn, Bryan Cullen, Cian O'Sullivan, Alan Brogan, Ger Brennan, and Eamon Fennell, celebrate after the match. GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Final, Kerry v Dublin, Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Brian Lawless / SPORTSFILE

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Eamon Fennell and new fiancee Fiona Creely

Eamon Fennell and new fiancee Fiona Creely

Pictures: VIPIRELAND.COM

Eamon Fennell and new fiancee Fiona Creely

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