Finalists 2017

Recognising the best of the Irish wedding industry. 

Finalists are listed below in alphabetical order.

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

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Best Newcomer

Amie Grendon Music
Bluebell Cakes
Boutique Blooms
Ceremonies By Laura
Elk – Wedding & Event Stylist
Hair By Joanne
Irish Eye Wedding Videos
Kelli McGrory Music
Lisa Geraghty Hair & makeup
Long time coming wedding band
Magic Moment
Oisin Ryan Hair & Beauty
Perfect Moments
Platinum Pictures
Sergio Martin Photography
Siobhan Daly Designs
Sweet Treats Party Hire
The Lovely Little Label
The Vintage Parlour
The Vintage Wedding Fairy
The Wedding Planner Ireland


Best Bridal Retailer (bridal shops, milliner etc.)

Bridal by Nikki Kavanagh
Enchanting Brides
Lamelia Bridal Studio
Lilac Rose Bridal
Padanee Bridal Couture & Consultancy
The Bridal Emporium/ Anne’s Bridalemporium
The Little White Dress Bridal Salon


Best Hen / Stag Provider

Boudoir Girls
The Courtyard Apartments
Mount Falcon Estate


Best Honeymoon Provider

Mandy Walsh – Travel Counsellors
Mc Dermott Travel


Best Wedding Band

Bentley Boys
Electric Avenue
Gemma and the Jets
Gossip Band
Men in Black Band
Panic Animal
RENOVATOR Wedding Band
The Electrix Wedding Band
The Lewd Tunes
The Madisons
The Trips
The Ratzingers


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Best Wedding Beauty Salon

Blush Beauty Salon
Luxe Salon & Academy
The Brow Artist
The Nail Sanctuary
Essence of Beauty


Best Wedding Cake Designer

Cakes by Dawn
Cakes by Gareth Blake Connolly
Custom Cakes
Ivory Wedding Cakes
Love Um Cakes
Maria’s Cakes


Best Wedding Candy Buffet Provider

Carolyn’s Sweets
Fudge Delights


Best Wedding Celebrant

A Beautiful Ceremony
Aidan Storey – Spiritual Ceremonies
Berenice Farrell – Spiritual Ceremonies
Ceremony Ireland
Eileen Morris – Spiritual Ceremonies
Lucie O’Sullivan
Minister Miriam Fitzgerald – Spiritual Ceremonies
Sandra Losty – Spiritual Ceremonies
Tom Farrell – Spiritual Ceremonies


Best Wedding Ceremony Musician(s)

Alize Comerford Wedding Singer
Maynooth Gospel Choir
Claire Heffernan Wedding Music
Katie Hughes Wedding Singer
Kayla McDonagh Wedding Music
Lucy Stapleton –


Best Wedding Ceremony Singer

Eve Stafford Soprano Soloist
Katie Hughes Wedding Singer
Kerry Jane Hurley Wedding Ceremony Singer
Nicola McGuire Wedding Music
Olivia O Hanlon Music
Orla Tighe Singer
Claire Heffernan Wedding Music
Kayla McDonagh Wedding Music
Lucy Stapleton –


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Best Wedding Decor Specialist

Aisle Love You
‘I Do’ Candle Lighting


Best Wedding DJ (company)

Midland DJs
Munster DJ Hire


Best Wedding DJ (individual)

DJ Jason Shaughnessy
DJ Lloyd Bracken
DJ Stevie Dee
DJ Tommy Elliott – DJ Colm Donnelly


Best Wedding Entertainment (musical)

Men in Black Band
The Buachaills
Lucy Stapleton –
Red Alert


Best Wedding Entertainment (non-musical)

Andy James Magician
Celtic Dance Fusion (Irish Dance Troupe)
Event Magic
Fun ‘n Frills
The Wedding Comedian


Best Wedding Florist

Balla Florists
Country House Flowers
Flowers by Dooleys
Flowers by Karen
Jane’s Flower Cabin
La Belle Fleur
The Art of Blooming Ltd
Town and Country Flowers


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Best Wedding Gifts & Favours Supplier

Delish Melish
Fingerprint Mementos
I DO KNOT – Wedding Planners Malta


Best Wedding Hair Stylist

Ali Dee
Indie Dolls Hair
Michelle O’Halloran Hair Design
Salon 2
Sian Sharkey Hairstylist
Vow 2 Wow


Best Wedding Jeweller

Bespoke Diamonds
Callaghan Jewellers
McGuire Diamonds
Tadgh O Flynn Jewellers


Best Wedding Jewellery & Accessory Designer

Azure Jewellery
Commons & Co Jewellers
Designed 4 You


Best Wedding Make-Up Artist

Aileen Duffy Makeup Artist
Aisling K Make Up
Amanda Conlon Make-up Artist
Ann Marie Hughes Makeup Artist
Charlene Flanagan Makeup
Charlotte O Mahony Make Up
Clare Hogan Makeup Artist
Essence of Beauty
Helena K Mua
Karen Maher Make Up
Kate McCormack MakeUp
Making Faces Makeup Studio
Melissa Clarke Makeup
Michelle Montgomery Make Up
Rebecca O’Sullivan Make up
Siobhán Brady Pro Makeup Artist
The Make-Up Mentor


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Best Wedding Photo Booth Provider

Galway Photobooth
Rentabooth NI
Shoot Booth
Vintage Photo Company


Best Wedding Photographer
Bernard O Brien New Age Photography
Caroline Smyth Photography
David Clynch Photography
David McAuley Photography
Denlo Pholtography
Deryck Tormey Photography
DMC Photography
Dublin Wedding Photography
Ebony & Pearl Photography
Gary Barrett Photography
Gingerpixel Photography
Hannah McKernan Photography
Johnny Corcoran Photography
Liam Kidney Photography
Paul Duane Photography
Ray Terry Wedding Photography
R&E Duo Photography
Silverscreen Photography & Video (Silverscreen Productions)


Best Wedding Planner

Faraway Weddings
Imedla Scally – The Landmark Hotel
Jewelweddings Event Planners Limited
Perfect Weddings Malta
Sharon Mc Meel, Your Day, Your Story


Best Wedding Related Service

Claudia McGloin Clinic
Caricatures by Carmel


Best Wedding Stationery Provider

All You Need is Love
Designs by Eefaa
Invites By Shelley
Perfect Day Invites
Wedding Creations


Best Wedding Transport Provider

Wedding Car Galway


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Best Wedding Videographer

Abbey Video Productions
Frayne Wedding Videography
Hitched Films
JMB Videos
Make My Day Productions
MDM Video Productions
P.A.N. Digital Wedding Videos
W.C.R. Media
Wedding Wonders Ireland
Silverscreen Photography & Video (Silverscreen Productions)



Best Weddings Abroad Supplier

Sonho a Dois Algarve Weddings
Weddings in Tenerife
Perfect Weddings Malta
Silverscreen Photography & Video (Silverscreen Productions)
Weddings Lanzarote


Best Wedding Venue – Castle

Castlemartyr Resort
Kilronan Castle Estate & Spa
Kinnitty Castle Hotel
Lough Rynn Castle


Best Wedding Venue – Exclusive

Ballymagarvey Village
Cloughjordan House
Errigal Country House Hotel
Fota Island Resort
Smock Alley Theatre


Best Wedding Venue – Hotel

Castlemartyr Resort
Castletroy Park Hotel
Charleville Park Hotel
Dromhall Hotel
Galway Bay Hotel
Glenview Hotel
Great National Abbey Court Hotel
Hillgrove Hotel Leisure & Spa
Killarney Oaks Hotel
Lord Bagenal Inn
Mount Falcon Estate
Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Sligo
Silver Tassie Hotel & Spa
The Ferrycarrig Hotel
The Inn at Dromoland
The Lakeside Hotel and Leisure Centre
The Listowel Arms Hotel
The Shamrock Lodge Hotel
Tullamore Court Hotel
Lough Rynn Castle


Best Wedding Venue – Restaurant

Anglers Rest
Beaufield Mews
Jacks Coastguard Restaurant


Best Wedding Venue Co-Ordinator

Alan Broderick – Mount Falcon Estate
Claire Coughlan – The Inn at Dromoland
Denise Meenaghan – Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Sligo
Donna Duffy – Tullamore Court Hotel
Eileen Dollery – Great National Abbey Court Hotel
Imedla Scally – The Landmark Hotel
Kate Straume – The Glenview Hotel
Martin Tempany – Tullamore Court Hotel
Norella Mansfield – Earl of Desmond Hotel
Pamela Diver – Lough Rynn Castle


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