Author: Claire

Wedding Speeches

At Irish weddings, members of the bridal party make a wedding speech at the reception including best man, groom, father of the bride.

Catholic Church Weddings in Ireland

Find out what is involved in having a Catholic Church wedding in Ireland, from civil registration requirements to the pre-nuptial enquiry,

Civil Wedding Ceremonies in Ireland

Planning a civil wedding ceremony in Ireland, & wondering where to start? Find out what your options are in Ireland, and the format for a civil ceremony....

10 Tips For Choosing Your Diamond Engagement Ring

Séamus Fahy from Voltaire Diamonds offers his advice on what to consider when buying that precious diamond. Consider these 10 points when searching for your perfect diamond engagement ring.

How To Create A Wedding Budget

Creating a budget for your wedding can be a daunting task at first, but once you get started, it’s not all that bad. To ensure smooth wedding planning,...

Bridesmaids Dresses Designer Stockists

We’ve compiled this database of bridal shops in Ireland who stock popular designer label bridesmaids dresses.

12 Money Saving Tips

There are a whole host of ways to save money on a wedding. A few suggestions are listed below, but the key to saving money is to shop...

8 Top Tips for choosing your Wedding Music

Paul from Milehigh Wedding Band offers his advice on choosing your Music for your Wedding

Recipe for a Happy Marriage

A fun poem full of wisdom - the secret ingredients to a happy marriage. Take some time every now and again appreciate what it takes to make a...

The Truth about Wedding Planners

Annie Byrne from Aislinn Events discusses the advantages of using a wedding planner to help organise your wedding in Ireland

Brian O’Driscoll & Amy Huberman marry in Co. Leitrim

Irish rugby star Brian O'Driscoll tied the knot with Irish actress Amy Huberman yesterday in Aughavas, Co. Leitrim.

Irish Civil Partnership Bill passed by Dáil

The new civil partnership bill for Ireland has been passed in the Dáil. The landmark legislation gives same-sex couples financial and legal protection and is seen as a...

Guide To Wedding Invitations

Whether you choose a stationery supplier, or go down the DIY route, follow this simple advice from Gorgeous Cards. 

Something Old, New, Borrowed and Blue

We all know the wedding tradition that a bride should carry something old, new, borrowed & blue with her on her wedding day, but why?