Hair is a high priority for every bride and there are now more ways than ever to achieve the length and volume you want on your big day. To learn more about the hair extensions which are currently all the rage among Irish brides, Ann Cronin sat down with founder and owner of Long Hair Studio and Academy Monika Rakoczy.   Upon entering the…Continue Reading “Extend your hair’s potential at Long Hair Studio “

Danielle O’Keeffe & Brian Wrenn  May 26, 2018   The Strand Hotel Limerick   Photos courtesy of Bracket Studio Cork  By Ann Cronin London-born Danielle O’Keefe and Limerick lad Brian Wrenn met accidentally in 2010 over a coffee in Durty Nellies, Bunratty.  “We rarely get out as we have three children, but I was desperate to see Fifty Shade of Grey! When…Continue Reading “A stunning day at The Strand for Danielle & Brian”

Leah-Anne Bourke & Stephen O’Neill  February 9, 2018 – Bunratty Castle Hotel   Photos courtesy of Tony Clancy Photography    By Ann Cronin Leah-Anne and Stephen O’Neil first met at a mutual friend’s wedding in Tralee. Stephen was seeing someone at the time so their spark was one of friendship, until their freind’s first wedding anniversary when the couple re-connected over Facebook.    “Our mutual…Continue Reading “Destiny brought Leah-Anne & Stephen to their dream day”

May 27, 2017– St Mary’s Church & The Listowel Arms Hotel  Yvonne O’Brien & Christopher Kelly  Photos courtesy of Landy Photography  By Ann Cronin    The Wedding Team  Bridesmaids Tracy Brosnan, Lorraine Horgan  Flower girl Zara Horgan  Groomsmen Steven McEnery, Marco Lo Faro, John Murphy, James O’Flaherty  Photographer Brendan Landy, Listowel  Cars A classic Rolls Royce, gifted by the bride’s cousin  Favourite memory  “Having a sing-song led by my Dad until the sun came up,…Continue Reading “A day of pure joy for Yvonne and Christopher at Listowel Arms Hotel  “

Tara Jane O’Connor & Brendan Hamilton  June 9, 2018 – St. John’s Church & Castle Oaks Hotel Limerick  Photos courtesy of Baker Photography  By Ann Cronin  Tara Jane O’Connor and Brendan Hamilton first met in 1993 when Brendan was a university student and Tara Jane was in school. “We were very much inseparable, like two peas in a pod,” Brendan says. The two…Continue Reading “Young love turned to ‘I do’ for Tara Jane and Brendan”

Ashling Martin & Kenneth Conroy  May 19, 2018 –Bansha Church & Aherlow House Hotel   Photos courtesy of Morgan Kilgallen  Insurance agent Aisling Martin and construction worker Kenneth Conroy  met in Mojos nightclub, Mullingar and this encounter sparked a romance that has withstood the test of time. After a proposal outside Aherlow House Hotel in the heart of the surrounding mountains, the couple knew this location was the ideal venue for their reception,…Continue Reading “A paradise proposal led to a magical mountain-top wedding”

Edel Greaney & Mark Woodland  November 3, 2017- Our Lady Queen of Peace Church & Bunratty Castle Hotel   Photos courtesy of Wedding by Diarmuid  A meeting through mutual friends in Limerick’s Icon nightclub was the beginning of a love story for Edel Greaney and Mark Woodland.  The pair became parents to their handsome son Robbie, whose presence…Continue Reading “A beautiful day at Bunratty for Edel and Mark”

Karen Cotter & Matthew Clark   November 25, 2017- St. Joseph’s Church & The Strand Hotel  Photos courtesy of Mrs Red Head Photography  Dooradoyle native Karen Clark met Scottish man Matthew Clark while working in Toronto, Canada.   “We were both intrigued by each other’s accents and quickly became great friends”, the bride fondly recalls. The friendship soon turned…Continue Reading “Puppy love- A yes from Karen to Matthew with the help of their beloved dog”