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Hidden costs behind every wedding 

Features 21st November 2018

 By Ann Cronin   No matter what kind of wedding you and your beloved have opted for, every couple’s big day has some hidden expenses that are often forgotten. Here are some of the less obvious costs you should factor in to your wedding budget.    Postage   For every save-the-date, invitation and thank you card sent out to your guests there will…

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From a college romance to husband and wife at Springfort Hall Hotel

Real Weddings 17th October 2018

Rachel Griffin & Paul Moloney  May 4, 2018 – The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church & Springfort Hall Country House  Photos courtesy of Emily Doran Photography   Chef Rachel Griffin and Electrician Paul Moloney first met when living opposite each other in the same student accommodation in college. “One night myself and a girl I lived with noticed the lads across…

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A day of special moments for Danieka and John  

Real Weddings 17th October 2018

Danieka Mcnamara & John Carroll  June 8, 2018 – Castlemartyr Resort  Photos courtesy of Awake & Dreaming Wedding Photography   Danieka McNamara and John Carroll are both Limerick natives but crossed paths for the first time in Spain over a decade ago. John popped the question in Iceland, under the notoriously romantic Seljalandsfoss Waterfall while the couple were watching the Northern Lights. They opted for a summer wedding with the date set for June 8, 2018…

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From childhood friends to husband and wife in Charleville Park Hotel

Real Weddings 17th October 2018

Rachael Casey & Seanie Kiely   June 1, 2018 – Charleville Park Hotel   Photos courtesy of  Tony Clancy Photography   Caherconlish natives Rachael Casey and Seanie Kiely grew up together and have known each other for the majority of their lives, so it came as no surprise to anyone when they began seeing each other. The proposal took place in the couple’s home in 2015. “We had gone out…

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An Oz born romance to a Limerick ‘I do’ 

Real Weddings 17th October 2018

Anne-Marie Jones & Tommy O’Brien   July 22, 2017 – Sacred Heart Church & Lakeside Hotel  Photos courtesy of McMahon Studios  Anne-Marie Jones and Tommy O’Brien are both Irish natives but it was on the other side of the world that the pair first met. They met in Perth, Australia, in 2012 while Anne-Marie was travelling with friends and Tommy had arrived there to work…

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From friends to fiancées, to a Falls Hotel wedding

Real Weddings 17th October 2018

  Frances Kelly & Michael O’Loughlin   June 2, 2018 – Falls Hotel   Photos courtesy of Ruth Vaughan Photography    Frances ‘Frankie’ Kelly and Michael ‘Myles’ O Loughlin’s relationship was one of friendship for many years before progressing into something more. During a romantic break away at Waterford Castle, Myles popped the question and the couple set their sights on a humanist ceremony at…

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Extend your hair’s potential at Long Hair Studio 

Features 7th August 2018

 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 Long Hair studio in Limerick,…

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Summer wedding favours

Features 7th August 2018

  By Ann Cronin  Wedding favours are the ultimate way of putting a unique touch on your big day. They allow room for creativity and individuality, as well providing your loved ones with a meaningful keepsake to remember your special day by. Here are a list of our favourite quirky wedding favours  for the summer season for you to draw some…

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A stunning day at The Strand for Danielle & Brian

Real Weddings 1st August 2018

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 we got home, Brian kept…

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