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Couple re-united after 29 years in incredibly emotional scene

There was an incredibly emotional scene at Knock Airport this week, as Michael Brown and Marie Simpson were re-united for the first time in 29 years.

The pair were engaged and set to get married back in 1987, but unfortunately circumstances meant they never did, and they had drifted apart and not seen each other since.

Couple re-united after 29 years in incredibly emotional scene

However, they got back in touch over the internet recently, and have been chatting online before deciding to meet up again in person.

Englishman Michael Brown had never been to Ireland before, but he flew into to meet his childhood sweetheart Marie Simpson from Galway.

There was not a dry eye in the house as the re-united couple shared a hug and a kiss, and went off together.

Ireland West Airport Knock filmed the re-union and posted a message online wishing the happy couple all the best for the future.

The romantic story has struck a chord with thousands of viewers online, with many posting comments to congratulate Michael and Marie and wish them the best of luck.

Take a look at the video.

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