This Irish rugby player took dance lessons to surprise his new wife


Surprising a bride on her wedding day is risky business.

It takes guts to throw a spanner in the works of a day that has been meticulously planned from start to finish, but if you can pull it off, the results can be truly spectacular – we all remember Tom Flecther's wedding speech, right?

Well, another man who has managed to successfully surprise his blushing bride is former Irish rugby union player, Fionn McLoughlin.

Before travelling to Vancouver for his wedding last month, Fionn took Irish dance lessons in London so he could debut his new skills in front of his unsuspecting wife, Heather.

In a video posted to The Irish Post's Facebook page, four young dancers can be seen performing for guest before Fionn takes to the floor for a river dance style routine.

Upon his entrance, Fionn was met with a standing ovation and a look of complete and utter shock from Heather who danced who danced behind the head table as she cheered her hubby on.

We're not sure where he got those moves from, but he definitely gives Michael Flatley a run for his money!

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