Three Donegal businesses have been recognised for delivering high levels of quality and service to the Irish wedding industry at the weddingsonline Awards 2017.
The weddingsonline Awards 2017 winners were announced on Monday February 20th at Clontarf Castle, during a glitzy black tie gala ceremony co-hosted by actress and Dancing with the Stars contestant Aoibhín Garrihy and sponsored by wedding planning software Moposa.
Donna Gormley of Amore Wedding Stationery in Mountcharles won Stationery Designer of the Year.
Hotel Venue of the Year Ulster was awarded to Solis Lough Eske Castle.
The Red Door Country House took the prize for Restaurant Venue of the Year.
The country’s top wedding businesses and services gathered at the much anticipated event to celebrate the winners of Ireland’s leading wedding awards.
Over 30,000 couples voted for their favourite suppliers and venues in a range of categories, which were then judged by a panel of digital marketing professionals and wedding industry experts. Judges this year were Sara Kennedy, sales & marketing specialist and wedding blogger for IrishWeddingBlog.ie, Mark Richardson, Ireland’s leading sales and communication skills expert, Ciamh McCrory, digital & communications guru and Laura Holland, Entertainment Editor for Her.ie.
The 33 categories in the weddingsonline Awards 2017 include a range of wedding services offered to engaged couples nationwide, from venues to bands, to stationery and photographers.
A spokesperson for Solis Lough Eske commented: “The ladies and gentleman of Lough Eske Castle are thrilled to announce that we have won Ulster Hotel Venue of the Year, at the WeddingsOnline Awards last night in Dublin. Mr Stephen Bell (Wedding Sales Manager) and Caoibhe McGee (Sales & Wedding Coordinator) accepted our fabulous award on the night. We are extremely proud and want to thank you all for your continued support.”
Donna Gormley from Amore Wedding Stationery said: “I would like to thank everyone that took the time to vote for me. I am just delighted to be recognised in this way by the many couples who took time to vote in the weddingsonline Awards 2017 and by the panel of industry experts. It’s an exciting time for wedding suppliers, the industry is steadily growing, and to win a prestigious award like this is a real honour.”