Limerick woman announces engagement to Kilkenny All-Star

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Limerick woman announces engagement to Kilkenny All-Star

Hurling star TJ Reid with fiance Niamh de Brun PICTURE: INSTAGRAM/niamhdebrun

LIMERICK woman and former Miss Ireland contender Niamh de Brun has announced her engagement to Kilkenny All-Star TJ Reid this week. 

Taking to Instagram, Niamh posted a picture of the well-known couple sharing a glass of bubbly, saying: “I said yes”. 

Sharing the same image on Instagram, TJ said: “Let the celebrations continue. Cheers to my wife to be”. 

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I said yes @tjreid12 ❤️

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Niamh was crowned Miss Kilkenny in 2017, and represented the Cats at the Miss Ireland competition that year. 

TJ Reid, considered hurling royalty, is a three-time All-Star hurler, has won seven All-Ireland senior hurling title with Kilkenny, and has four All-Ireland club medals with his club Ballyhale Shamrocks. 

On Sunday, TJ brought home the All-Ireland senior hurling club title with Ballyhale. 

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Champagne for breakfast Still in shock #Happy #Engaged

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TJ was also hurler of the year in 2015. 

This Thursday morning, Niamh took to Instagram and said: “Champagne for breakfast. Still in shock.”

The daughter of former Ardscoil Rís principal Bríd de Brún, and Seán de Brún, the head of Irish, Literacy, and Maths Education in Mary Immaculate College, Niamh has three siblings: Caoimhe, Bríd and Pádraig.