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Events: A dreamy day at the Harvey’s Point autumn wedding fair 5 months ago

Events: A dreamy day at the Harvey’s Point autumn wedding fair

No matter the weather, Harvey’s Point always looks its best. And it was this case today as the hotel hosted its autumn wedding fair on a seasonal afternoon on the …
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Discover your dream wedding at the Harvey’s Point Wedding Fair 5 months ago

Discover your dream wedding at the Harvey’s Point Wedding Fair

By  •  Bridal

Donegal’s most exquisite wedding venue is hosting an unmissable wedding fayre this Autumn to show how they turn dreams into reality.

Harvey’s Point, on the shores of Lough Eske, is Ireland’s …
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Picture-perfect celebrations at the Mulroy Woods ‘Say Yes’ Wedding Showcase 5 months ago

Picture-perfect celebrations at the Mulroy Woods ‘Say Yes’ Wedding Showcase

There was a lot to celebrate at the Mulroy Woods Hotel Wedding Showcase this Sunday as the Milford venue revealed their stunning new suite and many brides-to-be found their dream …
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Sweet success for cake artist Mel Rodriguez 9 months ago

Sweet success for cake artist Mel Rodriguez

Mel Rodriguez is new to the wedding scene, but this award was just the icing on the cake for her popular service.

Originally from the Philippines, she has been living …
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Big celebrations as Radisson Blu picks up ‘Best Bridal Venue’ award 9 months ago

Big celebrations as Radisson Blu picks up ‘Best Bridal Venue’ award

Celebrations are underway as Radisson Blu Letterkenny have been awarded the prestigious title of ‘Best Bridal Venue’ in the 2019 North West Brides’ Awards for the second consecutive year. 


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The ‘Best Bridal Venue’ of the north west is revealed 9 months ago

The ‘Best Bridal Venue’ of the north west is revealed

Celebrations are underway as Radisson Blu Letterkenny have been awarded the prestigious title of ‘Best Bridal Venue’ in the 2019 North West Brides’ Awards for the second consecutive year!  


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Have you ‘herd’ about this Donegal wedding surprise? 9 months ago

Have you ‘herd’ about this Donegal wedding surprise?

By  •  Bridal

As wedding gifts go, Cahal McCloskey has set the bar high.

The Dungiven man stunned his wife Sinead by bringing a baa-rillient extra guest to their wedding reception at the …
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Save the date for this stunning Castle Grove wedding showcase 12 months ago

Save the date for this stunning Castle Grove wedding showcase

The Castle Grove team are all set to welcome brides and grooms to be this weekend as they visualise their dream wedding at the hotel.

There are so many reasons …
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Love and Marriage: Wedding Coordinator Georgina’s secrets to success 1 year ago

Love and Marriage: Wedding Coordinator Georgina’s secrets to success

There’s a lot of work involved in being a wedding coordinator, but there’s so much to love about the job too.

Georgina Howley has spent the last three years as …
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Events: Love is in the air at ‘The Woods’ Wedding Fayre 1 year ago

Events: Love is in the air at ‘The Woods’ Wedding Fayre

The weekend before Valentine’s was the perfect opportunity for Mulroy Woods to share the love by hosting a beautiful wedding fayre.

The Milford hotel has undergone a revival in the …
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‘My happy place is a bride’s house on her wedding morning’ 1 year ago

‘My happy place is a bride’s house on her wedding morning’

As the founder of TeamBride.ie, Carina Monteith from Lifford is a personal assistant for local brides on their wedding day.

She has spent over 10 years in the bridal world, …
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WATCH: Newlyweds stun their guests with hilarious wedding video 1 year ago

WATCH: Newlyweds stun their guests with hilarious wedding video

The adventures began when John failed to show up to his own wedding reception in Letterkenny…

Bride Carol Anne knew exactly where John would be, so she took matters into …
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Country house wedding fayre set to bring dreams to reality 1 year ago

Country house wedding fayre set to bring dreams to reality

By  •  Bridal

Castle Grove Country House Hotel are hosting a wonderful Wedding Fayre this Sunday. Here, they tell us about the exclusivity and care they provide for couples on their most special …
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Harvey’s Point are hosting a magical Twilight wedding showcase 1 year ago

Harvey’s Point are hosting a magical Twilight wedding showcase

Many of us know that Harvey’s Point is a wedding venue like no other, but to see the lakeside hotel sparkling under the moonlight will be a special moment.

This …
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An insider’s Wedding Fair survival guide 2 years ago

An insider’s Wedding Fair survival guide

Hello all of you beautiful brides and grooms to be! I can’t believe we are in July already, this year is flying and I know that if you are planning …
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Wedding Album: Celebrating Claire and Odhran’s special day 2 years ago

Wedding Album: Celebrating Claire and Odhran’s special day

By  •  Bridal

This bright and beautiful day had many special moments for the families as they became one.

Pharmacy technician Claire and Tool Maker Odhrán crossed paths many times in their …
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Wedding Album: Love and laughter on Laura and Fabian’s big day 2 years ago

Wedding Album: Love and laughter on Laura and Fabian’s big day

By  •  Bridal

Laura and Fabian tied the knot in their hometown of Letterkenny this month, decades after they first met as kids.  

Laura and Fabian first met 30 years ago when Laura moved …
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The Royal Wedding: Let’s look at Meghan’s modern dress 2 years ago

The Royal Wedding: Let’s look at Meghan’s modern dress

By  •  Bridal

Meghan (36), now the Duchess of Sussex, wowed at Windsor on Saturday in a flawless elegant Givenchy dress by British designer Clare Waight Keller. The creator took everyone by surprise after much talk …
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The Royal Wedding: We’re ready to be inspired 2 years ago

The Royal Wedding: We’re ready to be inspired

The countdown is well and truly on to the Royal Wedding and like many of you I am so excited to see what styles have been chosen from the flowers, …
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Wedding Inspiration: Four Donegal’s best profiles to follow 2 years ago

Wedding Inspiration: Four Donegal’s best profiles to follow

Planning a wedding is so exciting and of course us brides-to-be flock online to research all things weddings!

There are so many fantastic sites out there to go to for …
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Calling all couples: Would you like to share your REAL wedding stories? 2 years ago

Calling all couples: Would you like to share your REAL wedding stories?

One of my favourite things to do is to share all of the tips and tricks I have learned over the years as a wedding planner to help you to …
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The best ways to book your wedding entertainment 2 years ago

The best ways to book your wedding entertainment

Food and Music, these are the two biggest things that people will remember from your wedding and will talk about for weeks or even months afterwards too. So it’s natural …
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Wedding Albums: Alma and Stephen’s special moments 2 years ago

Wedding Albums: Alma and Stephen’s special moments

Photographs shared by Pamela Bloe Photography

Alma Stewart and Stephen Gallagher were married on the 18th of November 2017 on an unforgettable day of fun personal moments.

Alma, an accounting …
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Making time for each other on your wedding day 2 years ago

Making time for each other on your wedding day

Couples spend anywhere from 1- 2 years on average planning their wedding. That is a lot of time and effort and love put into planning their big day.

Yet the …
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It’s Wedding Award bliss for these Donegal winners! 2 years ago

It’s Wedding Award bliss for these Donegal winners!

Ireland’s top wedding businesses and services were celebrated a glamorous black tie gala ceremony in Meath on Monday, co-hosted by Presenter Lisa Cannon and sponsored by wedding planning software Moposa.


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How to make a Wedding Beauty Plan 2 years ago

How to make a Wedding Beauty Plan

A wedding date gives you a deadline and forces you to start making a move. The clock is ticking and it’s time to start checking things off your wedding beauty …
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Events: Wedding dreams come true at Villa Rose & Jackson’s Hotels 2 years ago

Events: Wedding dreams come true at Villa Rose & Jackson’s Hotels

Love was in the air from the moment couples walked into the foyers of Jackson’s and Villa Rose in Ballybofey. Over two hotels, and two beautiful ballrooms, this year’s wedding …
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Introducing: Wedding columnist Alexandra Manning! 2 years ago

Introducing: Wedding columnist Alexandra Manning!

A big hello to all of the DonegalWoman.ie readers! I am absolutely thrilled to join the wonderful team of writers here and to bring you all an insight into the …
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Sweet! Donegal cafe confirms plans for wedding donut walls 2 years ago

Sweet! Donegal cafe confirms plans for wedding donut walls

A local cafe yesterday confirmed their first booking for a donut wall for a local wedding, and the internet loved it.

The Hatter Tea Room in Stranorlar were asked by …
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Winter/Spring 2018 Wedding Shows – the ultimate Donegal guide 2 years ago

Winter/Spring 2018 Wedding Shows – the ultimate Donegal guide

By  •  Bridal

Wedding Show season is starting with a flourish this new year, with luxury events and shows planned throughout winter and early spring.

The shows are a great opportunity to view …
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RTÉ are seeking brides-to-be to take part in ‘Say Yes to the Dress’ 2 years ago

RTÉ are seeking brides-to-be to take part in ‘Say Yes to the Dress’

RTÉ producers have started their search for brides-to-be to take part in the second series of ‘Say Yes to the Dress’.

Presented by Ireland’s most famous wedding planner, Peter Kelly …
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Radiant Martina gets mammy’s approval to say YES to the dress 2 years ago

Radiant Martina gets mammy’s approval to say YES to the dress

The 39-year-old Ramelton native appeared on the popular reality series tonight and was joined in the famous dressing room by her mum Ann, her daughter Amy and Brighdin Carr, who will …
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This dream Donegal venue is about to open its doors for a special wedding fayre 2 years ago

This dream Donegal venue is about to open its doors for a special wedding fayre

Clear your diaries and visit Castle Grove House this Sunday for a special event to see their wedding values of exclusivity and care in action.

Exclusivity

Real exclusivity and dedicated …
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A dream wedding day comes true 3 years ago

A dream wedding day comes true

By  •  Bridal

This month Team Bride was invited to help a lovely Lifford couple with their dream wedding.

I have known Shannon and John for many years and have been sitting …
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A bright and beautiful Donegal wedding 3 years ago

A bright and beautiful Donegal wedding

Caoimhe, a primary school teacher from Letterkenny and Peter, a psychiatric nurse from Kilmacrennan, were wed on March 25th in St Columba’s Church Kilmacrenan.

A special feature at the church …
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These amazing wedding photos have earned Masters Awards for Donegal photographers 3 years ago

These amazing wedding photos have earned Masters Awards for Donegal photographers

Three Donegal photographers have been chosen as winners of the highly-influential Masters of Photography Awards.

Paul Doherty, Paul McGinty and Jay Doherty have all earned places on the final list of …
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Donegal donkey is a wedding guest of hee-honour! 3 years ago

Donegal donkey is a wedding guest of hee-honour!

On Monday, June 26th, Quiney from the Donegal Donkey Sanctuary, travelled to a luxurious castle hotel to greet guests at the wedding of Meath-based couple Maegan Wallace and Brian Connolly.


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Wedding Day emergency? No problem! 3 years ago

Wedding Day emergency? No problem!

By  •  Bridal

So, all the planning is complete and the day has finally arrived. It’s been planned within an inch of its life and nothing is going to ruin it. Nothing!

To …
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The fabulous castle wedding of Leona and Paschal 3 years ago

The fabulous castle wedding of Leona and Paschal

By  •  Bridal

Now more than ever I think brides are under enormous pressure when it comes to their wedding dress, with the social media age the expectations are high. So, imagine being a …
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Our Wedding Day: The beginning of a long wedding career! 3 years ago

Our Wedding Day: The beginning of a long wedding career!

By  •  Bridal

I was always one of those girls that dreamt of her wedding day. My first Barbie doll was the one with the white plastic wedding dress and I loved her. …
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Wedding 101: Champagne taste, beer budget 3 years ago

Wedding 101: Champagne taste, beer budget

By  •  Bridal

It’s very easy to get swept away with the wedding plans once you are engaged and you excitedly make a long list of all the things you want for your …
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Events: A sparkling dream under the enchantment of Hayley Paige 3 years ago

Events: A sparkling dream under the enchantment of Hayley Paige

McElhinneys Bridal Rooms hosted the most intimate meet and greet of the year with the world’s number one bridal trail blazer New York Designer Hayley Paige.

 Hayley joined brides …
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Watch: Newlyweds’ first dance interrupted by noisy invasion 3 years ago

Watch: Newlyweds’ first dance interrupted by noisy invasion

Mr. & Mrs. Brian and Olivia Stern celebrated their wedding reception at Solis Lough Eske Castle Hotel in Donegal last weekend. As Brian is a US Navy man, there was already …
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The Final Fit – Don’t get the dress stress! 3 years ago

The Final Fit – Don’t get the dress stress!

By  •  Bridal

So, you’ve found the dress of your dreams and you are delighted with life. Chances are that you ordered from a sample dress that was either too big or too …
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No RSVP? No Cake. No Seat. No Meal. 3 years ago

No RSVP? No Cake. No Seat. No Meal.

By  •  Bridal

This is one of those topics that can ignite fury in a stressed-out bride like no other! I must admit that it’s a real bugbear of mine too – how …
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Saying I DO to a DIY Wedding 3 years ago

Saying I DO to a DIY Wedding

By  •  Bridal

Décor is a ‘Nice to have’ rather than a ‘Have to have’ (in my opinion!) There is no denying that draping and venue dressing can really make a difference to …
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Say YES to a Hayley Paige dress at this exclusive McElhinneys event 3 years ago

Say YES to a Hayley Paige dress at this exclusive McElhinneys event

On the 13th May, New York based designer Hayley Paige will display her eccentric and whimsical wedding dress collection in the beautiful surroundings of McElhinneys Bridal Rooms.

The full …
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Pinterest taste, scrapbook budget? 3 years ago

Pinterest taste, scrapbook budget?

By  •  Bridal

If you haven’t got at least 10 different Wedding Related Albums of your Pinterest account are you even planning a proper wedding?? It seems every bride I meet has her …
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You look familiar! Curious coincidences spotted at Donegal weddings 3 years ago

You look familiar! Curious coincidences spotted at Donegal weddings

Fergal photographed two pairs of newlyweds in Donegal last week and quickly realised the bridal parties were very familiar – he had photographed both brides’ parents many years ago!


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Something old, new, borrowed and blue 3 years ago

Something old, new, borrowed and blue

By  •  Bridal

There are lots of traditions associated with weddings but this little rhyme is perhaps one of the best known of all. Maybe you aren’t in any way superstitious and think …
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