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A Limerick Love Story

Real Weddings 7th June 2020

 7th December 2019 – Adare Manor, Limerick.  Sabrina Duignan & Adam O’Brien  Photos courtesy of Dermot Culhane Photography   To begin this romantic tale, we have to go back to the beginning and where do all great love stories begin in Limerick? The Icon, of course. Smyths bar and Icon nightclub have been the pinnacle of social nightlife in Limerick for many years now.…

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The Munster Wedding Extravaganza March 1st

Real Weddings 28th January 2020

THE DETAILS… The Spring Munster Wedding Extravaganza will take place on Sunday, March 1st, 2020 at the Great National South Court Hotel . Couples in attendance will be in with a chance of winning a €30,000 wedding at the Castle Oaks House Hotel. (T & C’s apply). Over 80 wedding venues and suppliers throughout the Munster area will be represented so you can do…

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Tara O Donoghue & Stephen Griffin

Real Weddings 4th December 2019

Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa, Co. Limerick  Photos courtesy of John Hickey Photography   Clare natives Tara O Donoghue and Stephen Griffin tied the knot on July 12, 2019 with a heartfelt ceremony in St. Michael’s church Kildysart, Co. Clare followed by an elegant reception in the Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa.  The pair’s love story is one which has been in the making for…

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Katherine Roberts-Hill & Ben Honan

Real Weddings 4th December 2019

Castle Oaks House Hotel, Castleconnell, Limerick  Photos courtesy of Livia Figueiredo Photography  Katherine Roberts-Hill and Ben Honan said “I do” with a heartfelt ceremony in the Castle Oaks House Hotel on August 16, 2019. The wedding was officiated by Sarah Ryan, a childhood friend of Ben, from his home village of Clonlara. The happy couple celebrated their special day with family and friends travelling from different parts of the world. Ben’s…

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Airi Vilu & Robert Gardiner

Real Weddings 4th December 2019

August 31, 2019 – The Lakeside Hotel  Photos courtesy of Tony Clancy Photography    Airi Vilu, originally from Estonia, and Limerick native Robert Gardiner tied the knot on August 31, 2019 with both the ceremony and reception taking place in The Lakeside Hotel in Killaloe.    Airi, who has been living in Ireland for the last 20 years, first met Robert through mutual friends…

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Bespoke Tuscany Bistro wedding at the Granary

Real Weddings 23rd September 2019

Jenny O’Grady & Tommy Whelan   July 21, 2018 – Tuscany Bistro at the Granary  Photos courtesy of Black Diamond Photography     Limerick native Jenny O’Grady first met Tommy Whelan when he moved to Limerick for college in 2005. Although they were close friends for a long time, the pair made it official in later years. During a week of glamping in Cork, Tommy popped the question (after asking Jenny’s dad for…

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An new chapter for Amanda and James

Real Weddings 2nd September 2019

Amanda Fitzgerald & James Keyes  June 15, 2019 – St. Oliver Plunket’s Church & Hotel Woodstock  Photos courtesy of Tony Clancy Photography    Limerick native Amanda Fitzgerald and Clare man James Keyes first laid eyes on each other while out with a group of mutual friends at Smyths in Limerick. There was instant chemistry and the rest is history. The groom recalls the night…

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A fairy fort engagement leads to a fairy tale wedding day

Real Weddings 27th August 2019

A fairy fort engagement leads to a fairy tale wedding day   27 July, 2018 – St. Mary’s Church, Pallaskenry, & Dromoland Castle  Marisa O’Shea & Kevin Hayes   Photos courtesy of Evelyn O’Connor Photography   Housemates, Marisa O’Shea, from Kildimo, and Kevin Hayes, from Galway, didn’t think when they first moved into a shared house in Dublin that they would end up living together for the rest of their lives.…

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A Rome-antic proposal for Shannon lovebirds

Real Weddings 13th August 2019

SEPT 22, 2018- Castle Oaks House Hotel   Aimee Moloney & Greg Keane  Photos taken by Black Diamond Photography     Shannon native, Aimee Moloney, was taken by complete surprise when, then boyfriend, Greg Keane, also from Shannon, popped the big questions in Rome in 2016. The first evening in the Italian capital they went for a walk to the gardens at the Castle St Angelo. “That’s where…

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