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Noble Nadia wishes her ex Mark all the best for his upcoming nuptials

Model Nadia Forde has passed on her good wishes to ex-boyfriend, DJ Mark Noble, who will get hitched next year.

FM104 broadcaster Mark will walk down the aisle with girlfriend Jackie Eyer next January.

Mark and Nadia split in February 2011, but Mark found love again with banker Jackie.

"I wish them so much happiness," Nadia said.

Mark, who co-presents the popular Strawberry Alarm Clock breakfast show along with Jim Jim Nugent, will get wed at Castle Durrow in Co Laois.

Nadia and Mark split up after nearly three years together, and Nadia later dated Irish rugby star Luke Fitzgerald.

Rathfarnam native Mark got down on bended knee while on holiday with Dubliner Jackie in Puerto Rico just before Christmas.

The couple met through mutual friends and romance soon blossomed.

And Mark has already thrashed out most of the details for his wedding to Jackie.

"We have a lot of the big stuff out of the way," Mark told the Diary.

"We have a good lot of stuff done, for example the wedding venue, the church and the even the wedding cake."

To add a bit more magic to their big day, the happy couple have enlisted the services of illusionist Shane Black, who was asked to perform at a One Direction after-party following their recent string of gigs in Dublin.

"Jackie has been great, because the day is really about the bride when it comes down to it," added Mark, who is also assistant programme director at the station.


The Dubliner said his FM104 colleagues have been very supportive – and have been winding him up about his impending nuptials.

"They keep joking that they've lost another one, but they have been great and are really looking forward to the big day."

Mark's professional career is going from strength to strength and he is enjoying co-hosting the popular morning slot.

"We've been the number one morning show for a few years now, so obviously people like what they hear.

"Getting up at 5am every day is never fun, but I love my job and it's worth it in the end," he added.