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They will argue that the government decision is a breach of the Good Friday Agreement. "We are meant to be getting married in Belfast City Hall on October 21.Mr Doole told the Belfast Telegraph: "We are absolutely devastated. "We have booked our reception at a venue in Newcastle.She has worked in Northern Ireland for more than three years but returned to Tokyo to make the application for a family settlement visa to marry Mr Doole in Belfast and live there.The couple believed their application would be approved as they met all the requirements.The couple have already spent over £7,000 on the wedding and are distraught that they may now have to cancel it.Their legal team is set to lodge an application for leave to apply for a judicial review in Belfast High Court.

Mr Doole's Irish passport was among the documents the couple forwarded.

"This decision discriminates against me because I hold an Irish passport, as do many other people in Northern Ireland. "I'm being treated as an immigrant in the country where I was born and have lived for three decades. "I don't need to hold two passports to assert my right to British citizenship." Solicitor Barbara Muldoon claimed the decision breached the Good Friday Agreement.

"It treats Irish passport holders in Northern Ireland as foreigners in their own country," she said.

Mr Doole is "settled" in the UK and earns over £18,600 (the specified salary minimum), they have been in a relationship for several years, they have suitable accommodation to live in after marriage, and Ms Takeoka has passed the prescribed English language test.

Ms Muldoon said her clients' approach had been "meticulous and organised".

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