I was a small, fat kid with curly white hair, and I used to think I was Stevie Wonder." She, meanwhile, beyond the blonde, blue-eyed prettiness, has a quiet strength that is very appealing.
Of her upbringing – daughter of Phil Coulter, who has 23 platinum discs and worked with everyone from Sandy Shaw to Sinead O'Connor, Boyzone and the Bay City Rollers – Dominique says simply: "It was just very normal. Dad was interested in what we did, not in telling us what he did." The ceremony, on Friday, will be in Booterstown church, where Paul sang as a child soprano, then later as a soloist, every Saturday night.
Someone has to pick up the slack." It's a perfect example of the kind of easy, gently teasing dynamic between the two.
He is charming, gregarious, with a polished showmanship that is stopped from being too slick by his quirky, self-deprecating humour – on the subject of his remarkably early start in showbiz, he laughs: "Yes, I was that horrible, annoying child, always in the middle of the living room giving a performance.
The couple found it tough going in New York at first, but now his music career has really taken off in the States and he will be embarking on a 30-city tour next spring.
Paul Byrom is often hailed as Ireland’s premier young tenor and with good reason.
The Dublin-born tenor began voice study and training when he was just seven years old and later went on to study under the legendary Dr.
"We wanted to make sure that anyone who was invited was a genuine friend." These include Gordon D'Arcy, who is married to Paul's cousin, model and artist Aoife Coogan, Rosanna Davison and Wesley Quirke, and Damien Mc Ginty, from Glee. "I couldn't afford me." Instead, music will come from trumpet player Niall O'Sullivan, singer Lisa Lambe and the Camembert Quartet.
So, given that Paul is an established singer, currently gaining steady success in the States as a solo artist, where his recent album This Is The Moment went to number one in the World Billboard charts, and Dominique is the daughter of Phil Coulter, presumably music is going to feature heavily. Although Paul concedes that he might not be able to resist "a bit of Delilah at 3am ...