Appetite For Distraction

With the US version of Say Yes To The Dress still very much in the honeymoon period, Irish viewers will be clamouring to say ‘I do’ to the proposal of an Irish series with wedding veteran ‘Franc’

24th September, 2017
Peter Kelly, aka Franc, will present the Irish series of Say Yes To The Dress on RTÉ next year Pic: Miki Barlok

Hurtling through Nashville Airport a few years back, I nearly took the ankles off a dapper-looking man in the midst of what appeared to be a very important phone call.

“Sorry!” I called back to him, slivers of his Achilles tendons hanging from the wheels of my suitcase. As I ploughed on towards the gate, his face hovered in my mind. “He’s somebody”, I muttered to myself. “He’s famous. Where do I know him from?”...

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