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This bride from Monaghan drove herself to her wedding in a Massey Ferguson

She said it was a dream of hers since she was a child. Tick that one off the bucket list, so!

WE THOUGHT WE’D seen it all when it came to Irish weddings, and then this bride came along and drove herself to the church in a Massey Ferguson.

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Monaghan couple Aisling McCarey and Mark Graham got married on January 4 after nine years together.

Tractors have an unusual significance for Aisling and Mark – they met when Mark was transporting hay on the M50 by tractor and a mutual friend passed on his number to Aisling so she could get a lift.

But Aisling says she dreamed of driving to her wedding in a tractor since she was a child, telling The Irish Post:

I wanted to drive a tractor on my wedding day since I was a wee tot. I’m from a farming background so I’ve driven tractors since I was young.

On the big day, Aisling drove a shiny red Massey Ferguson with her father in the passenger seat, and the rest of the bridal party followed in three more:

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Wedding bouquet in one hand, steering wheel in the other. A mighty woman.

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Not to be outdone by his new wife, Mark (who now works as a truck driver) arrived with his groomsmen in a convoy of lorries.

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Is this the start of a new wedding trend? Will fleets of Masseys soon become the norm for Irish brides? Watch this space.

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