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This Irish woman broke her wrist on her wedding night after a C'est La Vie-related accident

Most Irish wedding accident ever.

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ARE YOU READY for the most Irish wedding tale of all-time?

Four weeks ago, Linda Meehan married her husband Tobias in the Springfield Hotel in Leixlip, Co. Kildare. After they were pronounced husband and wife, the couple had a beer-drinking ceremony and danced the night away.

After midnight, the DJ arrived and this is when things got hairy. Meehan explained to

He played fantastically cheesy 90s tunes and then B*Witched’s C’est La Vie came on. My lovely husband is British, as are a lot of our friends. They often slag me by doing a pretend Irish accent, so when the song played and they started to Irish dance, I thought, ‘I’ll show you lot!’

But Meehan’s 123s didn’t quite go according to plan. While impressing her guests with her Riverdance skills, she fell over and… broke her wrist.

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As Linda herself put it:

I broke my wrist doing very bad Irish dancing to C’est La Vie on my wedding night.

Most Irish injury ever? We think so.

With the help of her friends and hotel staff, Linda was brought to St. James’ Hospital for an x-ray on her injured wrist. In her wedding dress.

The person on the desk genuinely laughed, as did I.

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And while doctors and nurses tried their best to get her back to her wedding, she had to stick around and get a cast on her wrist. “My husband joked it wasn’t how he imagined our wedding night would go.”

She arrived back to the hotel at 8am with her patient’s belongings in tow.

Naturally everyone was concerned, but it was a good laugh in the end.

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Not to worry, though – it didn’t ruin the honeymoon.

I really did marry the greatest guy as he spent our whole honeymoon carrying things for me, helping me dress, tie my shoes and even did my hair when needed.


Lesson? Always exercise caution when dancing to C’est La Vie.

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