How to Write a Grooms Speech

I often get asked for advice on writing the “perfect” Groom’s speech. This isn’t surprising because not everyone likes talking in front of an audience. Also, couples put an awful lot of pressure on themselves to make sure everything is perfect – including the speeches. The Groom’s speech is traditionally all about thanking people and … Continued

Wedding fairs and planning your wedding

As wedding fair season is well and truly upon us I thought a few lines wouldn’t go amiss! I was at the Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel last Sunday and met some lovely couples who were planning their wedding in Ireland. The Woodlands is situated in Adare in County Limerick and I met some old and … Continued

12 Reasons for Planning a Christmas Wedding in Ireland

  Winter weddings in Ireland are now becoming as popular as summer weddings and I have compiled a ‘12 days to Christmas’ list of reasons why a winter wedding in Ireland would be a completely magical event. My list of 12 reasons for planning a Christmas wedding in Ireland! Colours and vibrancy.  Think burgundy and … Continued

Gay Weddings in Ireland

  It is an exciting time to be a wedding planner in Ireland. The whole wedding scene in Ireland has changed incredibly in the last twenty years with more and more couples opting for civil weddings and more and more venues available for them to choose from. Now the biggest and best change of all … Continued

Tying the Knot

Tying the knot… As couples look for ways to make their day as memorable and personal as possible, there is a trend to look further back: to the Celts and further. One such tradition which is a really lovely one is hand tying, whereby the couple’s hands are loosely tied together with ribbons to symbolize … Continued

Let them eat cake!

I always wondered why we have a tradition of a cake at a wedding. Dessert yes, but a cake: why? Please don’t get me wrong, cake is good. Good for relationships (ever tried eating a profiterole in front of someone without looking happy), good for the soul (some cakes create a spiritually uplifting experience), basically … Continued

Gary and Laura in the Mustard Seed

It was my great delight to be involved in the wedding of Gary and Laura. An amazing experience and huge pleasure to work with Gary and Laura and their families. The sun shone for us, the bride was as serene as a wedding planner could ever, ever ask for and it all went off so … Continued