Tag: Ireland

Favourite Etsy Finds – The Luck Of The Irish

17/03/2015 |

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Lucky In Love Banner £13.88 – Wine Country Banners at Etsy


Happy St Patrick’s Day! It seemed only right that this week’s Favourite Etsy Finds should be in keeping with Paddy’s Day as inspiration for those of you that want to inject the luck of the Irish into your wedding day!


Whether you are of Irish descent yourself or you’re tying the knot on The Emerald Isle, may the luck of the Irish be with you!


Destination Wedding Blog 2Sparkling Mr and Mrs Clover Wedding Cake Topper £19.43 – The Pink Owl Designs at Etsy

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Real Wedding – Pretty Pink And Purple Church Wedding Ireland

02/06/2014 |

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Siobhan & Ross   ♥   Tipperary, Ireland

Photographer:   Claire Penn


If you’re looking to get married abroad, then consider idyllic Ireland – it is a wonderful location for a dreamy destination wedding. It’s not too far for your guests to travel (if you’re from the UK) and it has some of the most beautiful, rural venues steeped in history and character, such as the stunning Kilshane House in Tiperrary. If you’re looking for a venue that oozes elegance yet delivers a relaxed and informal ambiance, this Regency built house has it all.


Siobhan and Ross certainly delivered a magical wedding for their guests when they said ‘I Do’ with a pretty pink and purple church wedding in Ireland last summer. Brimming with DIY-done-right details, big bright blooms, a faultless colour palette and the perfect amount of personal touches, they had their day their way and ensured it was full of fun, love and laughter (and dancing ‘til dawn!).


Siobhan looked every bit the Hollywood siren she hoped to. You can’t beat a beautiful bride with a pop of red lippy, a chic Jenny Packham gown and some stylish Louboutins to boot! The wonderful Claire Penn was there to capture the essence of this magical day…


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Siobahn says:

“We are both born and breed in London, but my Mum and Dad are from Ireland. I have such amazing memories from going to Ireland every year when I was younger to Tipperary to our family home for Easter and summer holidays with all my cousins and family.”


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Real Wedding – Classically Beautiful Ireland

30/04/2014 |


Ciara & Cormac   ♥   Tipperary, Ireland

Photographer:   Weddings By Kara


Ciara and Cormac wanted a traditional day and so they held their nuptials in a classically beautiful Catholic Church in County Tipperary, Ireland before enjoying their reception with their nearest and dearest at Kilshane House, an elegant regency house set within 320 acres of private parkland and boasting a stunning Victorian Conservatory built in 1860.


Ciara added a modern edge to their traditional day with her boho bride styling, whilst contemporary curtains of twinkling fairy lights and a sweet cupcake tower decorated the decadent venue.








Ciara says:

“The proposal? It was my birthday and we were living in Chicago at the time so Cormac planned a night away in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin to celebrate. We went for dinner and afterwards back at the hotel, he asked me to check the meal receipt to see was everything right…. he had written it on the receipt!”





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Worldwide Wedding Inspiration – The Essence Of The Emerald Isle

11/03/2014 |

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Top of the morning to you! With The Cheltenham Gold Cup starting today (a popular date on the calendar with the Irish) and St Patrick’s Day on Monday next week, it seemed only fitting to look to our neighbours across the Irish Sea for this month’s worldwide wedding inspiration.


Famous for St Patrick, countless castles and stunning churches, its beautiful wind-swept coastline and craggy cliffs, grey skies and gorgeous green countryside, a rich literary history, Irish dancing, horse racing, shamrocks, good luck, friendly locals, welcoming pubs, and of course Guinness! Whether you’re holding your nuptials in Ireland or simply want to inject the essence of The Emerald Isle into your big day style, the rich culture can create a beyond-beautiful theme.


Represent the spirit of Ireland with rich wintery shades of green or light heather hues, teamed with fabulous flower crowns, rustic bouquets and centerpieces, natural ethereal elements and Celtic cross details.


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Real Wedding Film – From New York to Ireland

16/12/2013 |

Tiffany & TJ   ♥   West County Clare, Ireland

Videographer:   Deneemotion


Tiffany and TJ jetted off from the US to the windswept shores of Ireland to tie the knot. This super cute couple did it in style at the boutique country retreat that is The Lodge at Doonbeg in West Country Clare.


Hidden away on a sheltered corner of the Irish coastline, this luxury hotel stands impressively overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and the surrounding untouched beaches. This wonderful, wild setting makes for a magical wedding and the words of wisdom from the sincere speeches will melt your heart on this cold Monday morning.


Thanks to the talented team at Deneemotion for sharing this special story.


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How To Find Your Perfect Wedding Venue

15/11/2013 |

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Iscoyd Park, Shropshire


Being newly engaged is such a special time in your life. You can’t wait to buy your first wedding magazine, you are overwhelmed with excitement from the recent proposal whilst enjoying the whirlwind of starting to plan your wedding day. 


The first important decision you need to make is where you’re going get married and then of course you have the task of finding the perfect venue… 


That’s where the stunning new website Find Your Perfect Venue comes in. Recently launched by tech-savvy team Rachel and Mat, the site aims to take the stress out of finding the amazing venue that you’ve always dreamt of, but you weren’t sure even existed! You no longer need to spend hours wading through websites, because Find Your Perfect Venue have done it for you.


Search for venues across the UK and Ireland by region, or if you have a type in mind you can search by style, such as City, Festival, Boutique or Barn.


The website is packed full of pretty and practical pictures, ensuring that you get a real feel for each venue without even having to leave the house. Perfect!


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Rachel from Find Your Perfect Venue tells us more:

“Mat and I have both worked in website development for many years. Our inspiration for setting up the site came when we realised how difficult it was to find venues online quickly and easily; we saw a gap in the online world of weddings and realised we could fill it by creating a site that allows you to simply browse for specific criteria, on one site, for venues fitting your personal preferences.”


“In Find Your Perfect Venue you will discover a site that provides a straightforward, visual way for you and your partner to find the perfect wedding venue to match your vision for your wedding day. We believe that websites should be accessible, intuitive and effortless to use. Planning your wedding, after all, should be fun!”


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Cranberries Luxury Hideaway, Devon

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