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Model Suzanne hints at a happy reunion with hunky ex Rob

MODEL Suzanne McCabe is keeping her lips sealed about rumours she is back in the arms of her ex, businessman Rob Buckley.

The golden couple are said to have recently rekindled their romance after splitting last April.

The gossip mill went into overdrive that the couple's relationship was back on track after Suzanne was spotted looking very friendly with Rob at his recent birthday bash in the city.

The stunning Assets model told the Diary she is "very happy" but declined to discuss the status of their relationship.

"The love life is something I'd rather not talk about," she said. "I don't think your personal life is ever something you want to have people talking about but I know it does get out. It's part and parcel of being in this industry.

"For the moment I'd rather not talk about it but I'm very happy, everything is going really well," she said.

Suzanne (27), who hails from Killiney, split with Rob, her beau of two years, last spring and kept herself very busy by throwing herself into her work.



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She was linked to Irish rugby player Jamie Heaslip shortly afterwards, but strenuously denied there was any truth in the claims.

The Leinster star is now also back with long-term girlfriend Tara McCumiskey, following a brief split.

Meanwhile, Suzanne's jewellery business Bling Bling is going from strength to strength. She enjoyed a hugely successful weekend at the Ultimate Girl's Day Out in the RDS, where she was a first-time exhibitor.

But the glitzy event forced the PETA model to miss out on appearing on a BBC morning TV show to discuss the recent actions of cruel cat woman Mary Bale.

"It was a last-minute request to appear on their Sunday morning live show to discuss Mary Bale, the woman who put a cat in the bin.

"They invited me on to discuss it from an animal rights perspective and, I suppose, from PETA's perspective as well but unfortunately I had already booked to showcase my jewellery at the Ultimate Girl's Day Out weeks ago.

"It was just awful timing because it would have meant missing the event to go to Belfast for two days but I had a brilliant weekend and it was my first time exhibiting the jewellery.

"Things are going really well. I'm out the door so it's brilliant. I don't feel there is a need to look at supplying shops at the moment so I'm continuing to sell the stuff online on Crystalbangles.ie and Blingbling.ie.

"I know some people questioned my idea of launching a jewellery business during the recession but my experience is that women won't be buying expensive jewellery like diamonds; they're buying affordable stuff instead."

The blonde beauty has no plans to give up her catwalk career, despite her success.