Finalists 2016

Recognising the best of the Irish wedding industry. 

Finalists are listed below in alphabetical order.

Virtual Awards Results Night: Wednesday 3rd August @ 8 pm on Twitter. Follow Mrs2Be here.

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Best Newcomer

Daisy Do’s Hair
Delish Melish
Designs by Eefaa
Embracing Life Ceremonies
Hennessy Photography
Hitched Films
Kristin at Maven
Lindsey Aherne Soprano
Padanee Bridal Couture & Consultancy
The Electrix
The Hair & Beauty Quarter
The Originals Algarve Band
The Outdoor Wedding Company
Under the Paper Moon Photography
VOW 2 WOW – Bridal Hair
W.C.R. Media – Wedding Films
Wedding Creations
Wide Variety – Weddings and Events


Best Bridal Retailer (bridal shops, milliner etc.)

Anne Gregory Design
Bridal by Nikki Kavanagh
Frilly Frocks
Lilac Rose Bridal
My Fair Lady Bridal Monaghan
The Bridal Emporium/ Anne’s Bridalemporium


Best Hen / Stag Provider

Boudoir Girls
Bundoran Stag & Hen Weekends
Denzille private cinema
The Courtyard Apartments


Best Honeymoon Provider
Mandy Walsh – Travel Counsellors
McDermott Travel


Best Wedding Band

Bentley Boys
Electric Avenue
Men in Black Band
Midnight Sounds
The Brian Mc Dermott Band
The Harleys
The Hitmen Trio
The Lewd Tunes
The Suite
Twisted Ninja


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Best Wedding Beauty Salon

Blush Ferns
Claudia McGloin Clinic
Glow Beauty Rooms
Michele Burke Nails
Pure Indulgence
The Lash Lounge
The Nail Sanctuary TNS
The Powder Room


Best Wedding Cake Designer

Cakes by Dawn
French Wedding Cakes
Simply Divine Cakes
The Wedding Cake Boutique


Best Wedding Candy Buffet Provider

Carolyn’s Sweets
Sunshine CandyCarts


Best Wedding Celebrant

Siobhain Wall, Humanist Celebrant
Spiritual Ceremonies – Sandra Losty
Spiritual Ceremonies – Berenice Farrell


Best Wedding Ceremony Musician(s)

Bray Gospel Choir
Brenda Grealis Music By Brenda
Dearbhail Finnegan & Robin Slater


Best Wedding Ceremony Singer

Alize Comerford Wedding Singer
Claire Malone
Claire Sheerin – Ceremony & Drinks Reception Music
Joanne Walsh Soprano
Kerry Jane Hurley Wedding Ceremony Singer
Nicola McGuire Wedding Music
Olivia O Hanlon Music


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Best Wedding Decor Specialist

Dj Tommy Elliott
I Do Candle Lighting
Project Party


Best Wedding DJ (company)

Funky Functions
Midland DJs


Best Wedding DJ (individual)

DJ Jason Shaughnessy
DJ John Staunton (D-John)
Dj Lloyd Bracken
Dj Tommy Elliott


Best Wedding Entertainment (musical)

Celtic Dance Fusion
Claddagh Irish Band
The Singing Chef


Best Wedding Entertainment (non-musical)

Anita Caricatures
Ruairi O Connor – Magician and Mindreader
The Wedding Comedian


Best Wedding Florist

Carraig Flowers
Jane’s Flower Cabin
John Paul Florist
The Art of Blooming
The Wedding Florist
Wedding Flowers by Petal Creations
Wedding Flowers by Ruth
Woodlawn Flowers
Yvonne’s florist

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Best Wedding Gifts & Favours Supplier

All About Weddings
Caricatures by carmel
Custom Candle House


Best Wedding Hair Stylist

LS Hair
Lynette Murray Hair
Pin-Up Hair
Sarah Mc – Hairstylist
The Diamond Touch Bridal Beauty
Vanilla Hair Design


Best Wedding Jeweller

Bespoke Diamonds
Callaghan Jewellers
Rocks Jewellers
Tadgh O’Flynn Jewellers


Best Wedding Jewellery & Accessory Designer

Azure Wedding Jewellery
Designed 4 You
Jules Bridal Jewellery


Best Wedding Make-Up Artist

Aisling K Make Up
Amanda Conlon Makeup 5
Caroline Coyne
Charlotte OMahony Make Up
Clare Hogan Makeup Artist
EF Creative Studios
Glamour by Dawn
Kate McCormack MakeUp
Kelly O’Dowd Freelance Makeup Artist
Making Faces Makeup Studio
Matte to Metallic
Melissa Clarke Makeup
Niamh Martin Makeup
Rebecca O’ Sullivan Make up
Rhona Cullinan Powder Room Girls
Sinead McMahon Make Up
Siobhán Brady Pro-MakeUp Artist


Best Wedding Menswear Provider

Fitzgerald Menswear Waterford
Evolve Menswear


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Best Wedding Photo Booth Provider

Galway Photobooth
Rentabooth NI
Walled City Photobooths


Best Wedding Photographer

Annie Kheffache Photography
Blackbird Boulevard
Corin Bishop Photography
Evelyn O’Connor Photography
Gary Barrett Photography
Insight Photography
John McMahon Photography
John Shortt Photography
Katie Kav Photography
Kevin Murphy Photography
Klickapic Photography
M & M Photography
Mark Capilitan Photography
Monica Hadarean Photography
MrsRedhead Photography
Nick O’Keeffe Photography
Paul Duane Photography
Paula Gillespie photography
Ronan Palliser Photography
Sarah Fyffe Photography
Sean Jefferies Photography
Weddings by John Beasley


Best Wedding Planner

Algarve weddings by Rebecca
Jewelweddings Events and Planners Limited
Pairs and Peaches
Sharon Mc Meel…Your Day, Your Story
True Romance Weddings


Best Wedding Related Service

Framed Love by Lou
The Caterers
The Sew Zone


Best Wedding Stationery Provider

Invites By Shelley
Loving Invitations
Maeve Keavey Creations
Paper CutYour Wedding & Event Stationery


Best Wedding Transport Provider

Heritage Wedding Cars
TLC – The Limo Company


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Best Wedding Videographer

Abbey Video Productions
Avalon Video
DoART Wedding Films
Jason Nolan Wedding Films
JMB Videos
Limelight Wedding Films
Quinn Video
Silverscreen Weddings Photography & Video


Best Weddings Abroad Supplier

Algarve weddings by Rebecca
I DO KNOT – Wedding Planners Malta
Silverscreen Weddings Photography & Video
Sonho a Dois Algarve Weddings
Weddings in Tenerife


Best Wedding Venue – Castle

Belleek Castle
Clontarf Castle Hotel
Lough Rynn Castle


Best Wedding Venue – Exclusive

Ballybeg Weddings Ltd.
Ballymagarvey Village
Bellinter House
Boyne Hill House Estate
Smock Alley Theatre
Wineport Lodge


Best Wedding Venue – Hotel

Amber Springs Hotel
An Grianan Hotel
Charleville Park Hotel
Claregalway Hotel
Clayton Hotel Galway
Clonmel Park Hotel
Dromhall Hotel
Fernhill House Hotel
Fota Island Resort
Great National Abbey Court Hotel, Lodges & Trinity Leisure Spa
Hillgrove Hotel Leisure & Spa
Hotel Doolin
Lord Bagenal Inn
The g Hotel
The Inn at Dromoland
The Maritime Hotel
The Shamrock Lodge Hotel
The Station House Hotel
Trim Castle Hotel
Tullamore Court Hotel


Best Wedding Venue Co-Ordinator

Alina McClelland (The Glenview Hotel)
Claire Coughlan (The Inn at Dromoland)
Conor Byrne (Smock Alley Theatre)
Jackie Day (Castlemartyr Resort)
Martin Tempany (Tullamore Court Hotel)
Karina Duffy (The Clayton Hotel)
Nora Gill (Claregalway Hotel)
Norella Mansfield (Earl of Desmond Hotel)
Patrice O’Callaghan (The Listowel Arms Hotel)
Tee Corkish (Ballybeg House)


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