Majella and Daniel 'very proud' as
by Linda McGrory
MAJELLA and Daniel O'Donnell beamed with pride as
they watched daughter Siobhan say 'I do' in sunny
Spain at the weekend.
The O'Donnells, who have just returned from a
four-month world cruise, had barely found their land
legs when they were jetting off again for the
wedding of Majella's daughter Siobhan McLennan to
fiancé Gavin Shields on Friday.
The young couple, who are in their late 20s and are
parents to an adorable daughter Olivia (9 mths),
chose the luxury resort of Sotogrande in the Costa
del Sol to celebrate their low-key nuptials with
family and friends.
The bride looked simply stunning in a plain but
elegant cream dress with lace bodice and round neck.
The groom chose a smart navy suit, pale shirt, cream
tie and brown brogue shoes. His brother-in-law
Michael McLennan and country star father-in-law
Daniel wore matching attire.
The happy wedding party celebrate
after Siobhan and Gavin got married on Friday.
A delighted Majella
(56) shared a photograph of the happy wedding party
with her 5,000 Twitter followers.
"My beautiful daughter with her new husband Gavin on
their wedding day. Fabulous location and very proud
mum and dad," she beamed.
And Daniel (54) also kept Facebook followers
up-to-date on the wedding day news.
"What a fantastic day we had yesterday at our
beautiful daughter Siobhan's wedding," he said.
Majella had previously revealed that she found it
difficult to choose an outfit for her first time as
mother of the bride.
"What does a 'mother of the bride' wear when she
doesn't want to look like a 'mother of the bride'?
So difficult," she appealed to friends and
In the end she opted for a beautiful, bespoke,
Julien MacDonald dress in royal blue, with sheer and
lace detailing on the arms and shoulders. She
accessorized with nude court shoes and minimal
The wedding party have been inundated with hundreds
of good wishes from friends and fans.
Donegal native and TV star Noel Cunningham led the
glowing messages on social media yesterday.
"My goodness what a beautiful family. Delighted for
you all. A zillion congratulations," he said.
"Siobhan you look simply elegant and amazing. I love
simplicity...and as for mum, wow! Enjoy these
precious days. Love from the Hills of Donegal," he
said. Meanwhile, it is back to Ireland for Daniel
and Majella when they will shortly begin shooting
the second series of their B&B Road Trip travel