Category: Advice

Wedding advice and guidance that will help you plan for every little detail, including speeches, legal paperwork and suppliers.

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,...

All About Engagement Announcements

Now that you’re engaged, all you want to do is shout it from the rooftops! Well, if you’ve ever fancied seeing your name and photo in a national...

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...

A Bride’s Guide to Stress Management

Wedding planning can be a stressful time, so you need to keep calm. With our tips and tricks, you'll be the coolest, calmest bride-to-be around!

Your First Christmas as a Married Couple!

We've got advice for newly weds on how to incorporate each family's Christmas traditions and make some of new traditions, as you spend your first Christmas together as...

10 Things Your Wedding Photographer Wishes You Knew

Here are the ten photography commandments your photographer would ask you to follow if only they could be completely, brutally honest with you…

I… Just Want To Thank You

Etiquette for your Thank You Cards. The wedding's over, your guests have gone home. We've got you covered with all you need to know about saying thank you.

Looking After Your Wedding Suppliers

Wedding Suppliers work hard to ensure your wedding day is perfect, so what can you do as a bride to help make their job a bit easier?

Wedding Photographer Mayo

What A Girl (And Her Groom) Wants

Wedding gift etiquette. How to tell your guests about your wedding list, and how to ask for money instead of gifts.

Plus Ones

Figuring out where to draw the line on wedding guests and plus ones is important to do early on in planning your guest list.

Brideandjoy’s Bridesmaid Manifesto

In the interests of not becoming a bridezilla, this is all bridal blogger brideandjoy asks of her bridesmaids (her bridesmaids' manifesto)

8 Top Tips for choosing your Wedding Music

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

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

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?