Top wedding suppliers and entertainers from across Donegal have been announced as finalists of the 5th Irish Wedding Awards 2023.

The Irish Wedding Awards 2023 aim to recognise and reward those within the wedding industry that work towards making the big day as perfect as possible, including the caterers that provide delicious reception meals, decorators that take care of the wedding venues and add the glam in the room or florists that know how to make any wedding flourish.

The black-tie ceremony will take place in early 2023 in Dublin, where top specialists and establishments that have gone above and beyond in the sector will gather to celebrate their achievements.

The Donegal finalists are:

Wedding Venue of the YearUlster

Shandon Hotel & Spa   (Dunfanaghy)

Waterfront Hotel Dungloe (Dungloe)

Silver Tassie Hotel (Letterkenny)

Redcastle Hotel   (Redcastle)

Mulroy Woods Hotel (Milford)

Florist of the YearUlster

Love Blooms Flowers (Killybegs)

Tiger Lily Specialist Wedding Florist (Letterkenny)

Cake Designer of the YearUlster

Dream Cakes by Rachael  (Letterkenny )

Selena’s Creations (Milford)

McGettigans Bakery Limited (Letterkenny)

Gallaghers Home Bakery (Donegal)

Wild Fuschia Bakehouse (Donegal)

Bestflavours Wedding Cakes & Novelty Cakes   (Donegal)

Hair & Beauty Salon of the YearUlster

Shannon Dolan Hairdressing (Lifford)

Lilyrose’s Hair Studio (Donegal)

Sharron’s Hair & Beauty (Letterkenny)

Fiona’s Hair and Beauty Studio (Donegal)

Wedding Entertainment of the YearUlster

Sinead Black (Donegal)

Rockhill Ramblers (Donegal)

Red Alert Band (Glenties)

Wedding Photographer of the Year


Event Decorator of the Year

Grá Events Donegal  (Letterkenny )

I Do WoW Weddings (Letterkenny)

Stationery Supplier of the Year 

Amore Wedding Stationery (Donegal)

Wedding Accessories Provider of the Year

Touch Of Venus Jewellery  (Donegal)

A spokesperson for the Creative Oceanic Irish Wedding Awards 2023 said: “These Awards are now recognised as the leading celebration for showcasing those that have demonstrated excellence in the wedding industry.

“This year marks the 5th anniversary of The Irish Wedding Awards and we are delighted to be celebrating not only the finalists but how far the industry has come in the past few years.

 “The competition is tough this year but it is time to acknowledge everyone who has shown dedication and professionalism in their workplace; two key features that make individuals and businesses stand out from the rest.

“With more entries than ever before, we would like to wish the finalists the best of luck and we can’t wait to welcome our guests at the ceremony and celebrate the winners with them.”