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The Do’s & Don’ts of Personalising your Reception Menu

February 26, 2018

Yes brides-to-be: Wedding food has come a long way since the 1980s and 1990’s with venues all over the country serving fresh, seasonal, local produce and working with preferred suppliers. The truth is, you could have the cuwww.claregalwayhotel.ie chair signage…

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Wedding Guest List Struggles? Working out who comes and who doesn't!

February 16, 2018

Drawing up your wedding guest list is a notoriously tricky task. Working out who to invite is the easy part – but working out who you do and don’t have the space and budget to accommodate is a minefield. However!…

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Top Tips for Taking Care of Your Engagement Ring

February 8, 2018

This week we are going to touch on Engagement Rings and how to take care of your new engagement ring. How to take care of your engagement ring So you’ve just got engaged over the Christmas or New Year and…

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Top Tips for Wedding Speeches

February 1, 2018

It is a tradition to have speeches at weddings and you can decide if you wish to have them before or after the meal, depending on the guests speaking and if they are nervous. There are no set rules about…

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9 Tips For Choosing a Wedding Photographer

December 13, 2017

Choosing a photographer may be a struggle with some couples as they don’t know where to begin or what to look for. There is no need to panic as they can easily get some well-recommended supplier names from their wedding…

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Planning Civil & Humanist Weddings

December 12, 2017

Civil Ceremony The following are the requirements to get you started for planning your civil ceremony. 1. Decide when and where The first thing to do is decide which county you want to get married in and when. Civil Ceremonies…

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Arranging a Catholic Church Wedding: Legal Requirements

November 30, 2017

Legal requirements and arranging a Catholic Church Wedding. So to help you get started, I have a list of what you will need for the state (legal side of things) followed by planning for a Church Wedding. There can be…

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The Diamond Guide

November 24, 2017

When looking for a diamond, you have to look into its Clarity, Cut of diamond, Colour and Carat – known as the 4C’s. The diamond is the purest of all precious stones and its strength makes it last forever, which is…

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Announcing Your Engagement

November 17, 2017

What to do after the proposal So, he has proposed and now you are probably brimming with excitement after the big proposal and very keen to get planning. But first things first, you need to inform your family and friends about…

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Everything you need to know about the Bridesmaids

November 6, 2017

First off, how do you choose your bridesmaids? There is one thing a bride cannot do without on her big day, apart from her groom, her dress & a fabulous pair of shoes! A bride needs a right hand woman…

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Duties of a Bestman

November 1, 2017

The Best man is the chief assistant to the groom at a wedding and (along with the Maid of Honour) is the third most important in attendance after the bride and groom. The groom extends this honour to someone who…

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Planning a winter wedding

October 27, 2017

This is a very special time of the year to tie the knot. Winter is a romantic time, after all, its engagement season and a special time to spend with those you love. For couples who can’t get enough of…

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