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Sensational Autumnal Wedding Day at Ballynahinch Castle.

The stunning shades of Autumn in Ireland shone a light on the natural beauty of the Irish West coast to create the perfect backdrop for an intimate wedding celebration at the breathtaking Ballynahinch Castle. The Couple Our bride and groom waited years to have their magical wedding day. They first engaged our wedding planning services in 2019 when the pair were based in Dublin. However, the pandemic of 2020 put a stop to wedding planning and their return to the United States cancelled all Irish wedding plans. When they reached out to us again two years later we were absolutely
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Wedding Planner Insights & Advice: In Conversation with Michelle McDermott – Dream Irish Wedding.

Have you ever wondered what exactly a Wedding Planner does? Did you know that working with a Destination Wedding Planner will bring your vision to life, avoid costly mistakes and ensure everything is taken care of for you? We asked Michelle McDermott, founder of Dream Irish Wedding and Fáilte Ireland Destination Wedding Ambassador, all about her job as one of Ireland’s leading Destination Wedding Planners. From career highlights to the wedding day timeline, Michelle provides invaluable insight and advice throughout this conversation. Photographer: Christina Brosnan With a career of over 20 years in the Irish Wedding industry, where did your
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Dream Day at Dromoland Castle

An overseas romance brought Katie and Darragh’s everlasting love story to the stunning surroundings of Dromoland Castle for their Dream Irish Wedding. The Couple Starting with Katie’s college semester in Ireland, Katie and Darragh’s connection began to form on Irish shores. Not daunted by the distance of the Atlantic Ocean as Katie returned to the United States, the pair kept in contact before reconnecting again and realising it was meant to be. The Destination: Dromoland Castle Stepped in history, surrounded by stunning floral gardens and luscious grounds, Dromoland Castle has a special place in the couple’s hearts. When deciding on
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Your Destination Wedding Timeline: From Engaged to the Big Day

A destination wedding is such a special and unique event for all involved. As a couple, you get to choose somewhere personal and different to share your love. For guests, it’s an added adventure to what will already be a memorable event. However, there is a lot to consider and it’s important to get your timing right. As a destination wedding planner in Ireland for over 20 years, we’ve compiled a helpful destination wedding timeline to take you from engaged to your big day!   Newly Engaged: 12+ Months   Photographer: Claire Studio Brown Congratulations! You’re newly engaged and eager to start
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How to Choose Your Dream Destination Wedding Venue

When it comes to planning a wedding, particularly a destination wedding, the venue is one of the biggest choices you’ll make.   There are lots of things to consider when planning a wedding in another destination. With 22 years experience in the industry, planning destination weddings in Ireland, we have identified all your challenges planning from afar! Today we share some of our great tips to help you choose your dream destination wedding venue.   1. Start with Your Guest List Before you select a stunning setting for your ceremony, you need to have an idea of the numbers you
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5 Tips to Plan Your Dream Destination Wedding

Planning a destination wedding can simultaneously feel like the most exciting and daunting task to take on. Maybe you’ve always dreamt of getting married at a luxurious Irish castle surrounded by luscious green scenery or there’s a place you and your partner hold close to your hearts. Maybe you want to honour a family connection. Whatever the reason for choosing a destination wedding, we appreciate it's personal to each couple. At Dream Irish Wedding we’ve helped many couples from around the world to bring their dream destination wedding day to life. We are delighted to share our top five tips to assist you in planning your dream destination wedding!
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Celebrating True Love – A Classic & Elegant Occasion at Cashel Palace

They say your Wedding Day will be one of the happiest days of your life and judging by the smiles both Susan and Glenn had on their faces throughout their Dream Wedding Day, we would have to agree!   On a crisp and clear day in October, Susan, Glenn and their guests travelled to the Cashel Palace in Co. Tipperary to celebrate true love and create memories to last a lifetime.
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Summer Wedding Trends 2023

As the days are starting to get brighter, we find ourselves dreaming of summer. One of our favourite seasons and one full of possibility especially when it comes to weddings. If you’ve always dreamed of a summer wedding or are currently in the process of planning one and need some inspiration, have a look at our take on some of the upcoming trends for Summer Weddings this year.  
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CLASSIC & ELEGANT WEDDING IN THE ICONIC SHELBOURNE!

The vibrant city of Dublin captured the hearts of Orla & Philip for their destination wedding which took place summer 2022 following two postponements due to the pandemic!  They made their dream Ireland destintion wedding come true with a weekend event commencing with an Irish Pub Welcome Party while the wedding itself took place in the iconic luxury Dublin landmark The Shelbourne. The Couple :Orla & Philip While Philip is American , Orla was born to an Irish Mum and despite living in the UK & USA, Ireland will always be her home although the couple now reside in London! 
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School Yard Sweat hearts Marry in Fairytale Wedding at Kilshane House!

Margaret & Liam’s Wedding Day was a while coming the original date was to be 2020 but living in Australia Covid certainly put a halt to that date !! Luckily for them Liam decided to automatically opt for a 2022 date rather than sooner and it paid off !! June 2022 they walked down the aisle in front of 180 family & friends with beautiful daughter Tilly as flower girl! It certainly is a long way to Tipperary from Australia they made the most of the unique Kilshane House in Tipperary where they had a fun filled two day wedding
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