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A stunning November wedding at The Lakeside Hotel

Real Weddings 3rd May 2019

Fiona O’Malley & Stephen Foster  November 24, 2018 – Church of Holy Rosary & The Lakeside Hotel   Photos courtesy of Baker Photography    Fiona O’Malley and Stephen Foster were introduced to each other through their cousins and sparks flew immediately. They had begun to build a life together and soon Stephen was planning on popping the question. “Stephen had a…

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A creative proposal from Thomas to Emma brought their Woodlands wedding day

Real Weddings 3rd May 2019

Emma Moore & Thomas Fox  August 3, 2018 – St. Patrick’s Church & Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel   Photos courtesy of McMahon Studios    Primary school teacher Emma Moore, and carpenter Thomas Fox had gone to primary school and secondary school together, but it wasn’t until after when Emma was working in Poc Fada Bar in Ballylanders that they started falling for each other. Tom was a regular…

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The perfect ‘I do’ for Amanda & Diarmuid at the Limerick Strand Hotel

Real Weddings 1st May 2019

Amanda Gardiner and Diarmuid Ryan  August 17, 2018 – The Limerick Strand Hotel  Photos courtesy of Memory Lane Photography    A night out in Limerick brought Amanda Gardiner and Diarmuid Ryan together. “We met over 12 years ago, first setting eyes on each other on a night in Limerick while out for my sisters‘ birthday. Her long–term partner Grant and my husband are best friends since secondary school. I can’t remember who made…

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A New Year’s wedding to mark the beginning of a new life together

Real Weddings 29th April 2019

January 1, 2019 – Castle Oaks House Hotel   Olivia Irwin & James Conway  Photos courtesy of Tony Clancy Photography       Childhood sweethearts Olivia Irwin and James Conway had an instant connection when they meet in their teens.   “I was 14 he was 17, he drove a fancy scooter and passed by every evening with his friends on their scooters, until one night he stopped in while I…

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Magical winter memories at the Devon Inn Hotel for Joanne & Lenonard

Real Weddings 10th April 2019

Joanne Lane & Leonard Murphy  December 29, 2018 – Devon Inn Hotel  Photos courtesy of Natalie Maher Photography    Joanne Lane, a personal assistant from Co. Kerry, first met Leonard Murphy, manager at the Devon Inn Hotel, when the pair were both working at the venue in 2009. But it wasn’t until the Christmas party that the two of them saw…

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The perfect proposal leads to the perfect day for Treasa and Karl

Real Weddings 9th April 2019

Treasa Minihane & Karl Melvin   December 1, 2018 – Hotel Doolin  Photographs courtesy of Mrs Redhead Photography  Like most true modern-day romances, Karl Melvin and Treasa Minihane met online. “I was new to the online dating scene and after a few seriously bad dates had come to conclusion that maybe online dating was not for me; enter Karl! We decided to go for a…

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Special personal touches at Listowel Arms for Joanne & Martin

Real Weddings 9th April 2019

April 7, 2018 – Lady of the Snow’s Church & Listowel Arms Hotel   Joanne McNamara & Martin Cussen  Photographs courtesy of Black Diamond Photography      Brides of Limerick team  Hair and Make–up Catherine Hickey Hair and Makeup  Bridal boutique Finesse Bridal Boutique, Listowel Co. Kerry  Photographer Blackd Diamond Photography    Personal touches  The couple had lots of special touches to make their day unique. “My friend Suzanne McGarry and…

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A spellbinding mix of superheroes and Harry Potter for Sabrina & Kevin’s day

Real Weddings 30th January 2019

Sabrina Shortt & Kevin O’Meara  October 26, 2018 – Charleville Park Hotel   Photos courtesy of Tony Clancy Photography    Self-proclaimed Harry Potter fanatic Sabrina Shortt and sports enthusiast Kevin O’Meara both hail from Co. Limerick and met though Sabrina’s sister’s husband. “Kevin and her husband were friends since they were in school. My sister and her husband were constantly trying to set…

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A colourful and creative wedding day for Lena and Ramon

Real Weddings 30th January 2019

Lena Bolger & Ramon Kassam   July 8, 2018 – Hotel Doolin  Photos courtesy of Mrs Red Head Photography    Lena Bolger and Ramon Kassam first met when the pair were studying in Limerick School of Art and Design in 2003, both their relationship remained platonic for several years. “We were great friends all through college but it wasn’t until after college that we got together at…

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A charming celebration in Castletroy Park Hotel

Real Weddings 29th January 2019

Marie McDonagh & Conor Walsh  September 14, 2018 – Castletroy Park Hotel  Photos courtesy of SOSAC Photography     Marie McDonagh and Conor Walsh met at the All Ireland Hurling minors final in 2014. Hitting it off immediately, the pair arranged to meet two weeks later at the replay and from a love of hurling came a love for each other. Connor popped the question…

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