From bandmates to bridesmaids! The Saturdays stun in lilac gowns as they lead Una Healy down the aisle

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By Fehintola Betiku and Colette Fahy

Mollie King, Rochelle Wiseman, Vanessa White and Frankie Sandford looked stunning in full length lilac dresses as the led their bandmate Una Healy down the aisle.

With big smiles and bouquets of white and purple flowers in their hands the girls seemed to be in high spirits as they made their way into the ceremony along with the other bridesmaids

Yesterday in Una's hometown of Thurles in Ireland, The Saturdays' beauty and rugby star Ben Foden tied the knot in a quaint country church in Tipperary.

Stunning: Vanessa White, Frankie Sandford and Rochelle Wiseman wore lilac gown as they acted as bridesmaids for their bandmate Una Healy as she wed Ben Foden

Beautiful: Mollie King had a smile and wave for waiting fans and photographers as she arrived at the church in Thurles, Ireland

On arrival to the venue Mollie, 25, had a big smile and wave for waiting fans and photographers as she sat in her car.

All the bridesmaids teamed their dresses with a pair of sparkly silver peep-toe heels and accessorised with a small silver necklace as they wore a single white rose in their hair.

Rochelle, Mollie and Vanessa all had their hair loosely curled whereas as Frankie, 23, rocked her usual slicked cropped bob.

Happy to be involved: Rochelle Wiseman and Mollie King looked pretty in purple

Friends old and new: Una chose her Saturdays bandmates including Vanessa White and Frankie Sandford along with her friends outside the group as her bridesmaids

While the bridesmaids and guests were happy to smile and wave to waiting fans, the stunning bride and her handsome groom were kept under wraps to protect their exclusive magazine deal.

JLS’ Marvin Humes – who is engaged to Rochelle –looked dapper in a grey, three-piece suit and blue tie as he arrived for the ceremony.

No doubt the couple’s five-month-old daughter Aoife would have been front and centre during the ceremony yesterday.

Here comes the bride: Umbrellas were used to shelter Una from both the rain and photographers to protect her exclusive magazine deal

Una and Ben along with her bandmates were spotted at the wedding rehearsal on Friday.

The 30-year-old looked happy and relaxed as she mingled with family and friends outside the church afterwards, and at one point she was seen sharing a tender hug with her fiancé.

The happy couple took it in turns carrying Aoife, who looked adorable in a babygro and pale yellow cardigan.

It'll be you next: JLS' Marvin Humes who is engaged to Rochelle Wiseman looked dapper in a grey suit

Proud community: Crowds of well-wishers gathered in Thurles to see local girl Una tie the knot

Una looked lovely in a white dress patterned with poppies, and kept comfortable in flat sandals.

Ben was casual but smart in a navy jumper and jeans.

Mollie also opted for a floral dress, which she teamed with a long blue cardigan and tan platform heels.

Rochelle was pretty in a mint jacket and pale lilac trousers, while Vanessa flashed her legs in a blue and white embroidered dress.

Frankie was laid-back in skinny jeans and a dark green top.

Speaking about the wedding recently, Una, 30, said: ‘I want a nice, laid-back, fun day.’

Adorable: Una chose a lilac ribbon for her flowergirl to match the colour of her bridesmaids dresses

Glamorous: Guests didn't let the rain dampen their spirits or their style at the wedding of Una and Ben in Thurles

Healy and Wiseman, threw a joint hen party in May with their bandmates, partying at London's Rose Club but on Thursday night she settled for a quiet toast with a few friends.

The mother-of-one uploaded a couple pictures to her Twitter page via Instagram, keeping her followers up to speed, she tweeted: 'Having a last single drink with my old pal smarties!! X'

In another snap Una and her girl pals were pictured all holding colourful drinks in their hands, and the caption read: 'All the single ladies!!X'

Proud parents: Una's father John looked dapper in his suit while her mother Ann was glamorous in a silver dress and matching jacket at the wedding in Ireland