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The Royal Wedding: Let’s look at Meghan’s modern dress 3 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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Donegal toy makers design a doll fit for a Princess 3 years ago

Donegal toy makers design a doll fit for a Princess

Letterkenny-based toy creators Arklu are launching a Royal Flower Girl Doll for young and old to cherish ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Lottie the Flower Girl has been …
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The Royal Wedding: We’re ready to be inspired 3 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 3 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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Donegal bride-to-be finds her dream confidence dress 3 years ago

Donegal bride-to-be finds her dream confidence dress

By  •  Bridal

Siobhan Malone appeared on the RTE reality bridal show to find her dream dress ahead of her marriage to Donegal man PJ Mc Barron.

The beautiful Galway woman was a two-time …
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Donegal hotel launches lovely mission to find their wedding couples 3 years ago

Donegal hotel launches lovely mission to find their wedding couples

By  •  Bridal

If you celebrated your marriage at this Donegal Town hotel in the years gone by, you are invited to a truly unique celebration of romance this summer.

The Central …
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Don’t miss this delightful Diamond Wedding Showcase 3 years ago

Don’t miss this delightful Diamond Wedding Showcase

The Diamond Wedding Showcase takes place this Sunday 25th March from 2 – 5pm in the Abbey and Central Hotels, Donegal Town.

Start the day with a champagne reception then meet with …
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Calling all couples: Would you like to share your REAL wedding stories? 3 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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This Donegal proposal story is just plane brilliant 3 years ago

This Donegal proposal story is just plane brilliant

By  •  Bridal

The blue skies of Donegal were the perfect setting for a Derry couple’s happy engagement this week.

Yvonne McDaid and Shaun Hasson were flying (on the wings of love, presumably) …
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This couple’s unique wedding is one for the history books 3 years ago

This couple’s unique wedding is one for the history books

The bride and groom had been searching for somewhere special to celebrate their big day – and upon finding the Donegal beauty spot online, they knew it would be the …
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The best ways to book your wedding entertainment 3 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 3 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 3 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! 3 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 3 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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Tatt’s True Love: Groom-to-be puts his Donegal wedding date in writing 3 years ago

Tatt’s True Love: Groom-to-be puts his Donegal wedding date in writing

The Villa Rose and Jackson’s Wedding Fayre on Sunday 29th January was an elegant and exciting event for couples to view the venues and meet with over 70 exhibitors as …
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Events: Wedding dreams come true at Villa Rose & Jackson’s Hotels 3 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! 3 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 3 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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Happy Wedding Days! Donegal company offers to decorate a couple’s church for free 3 years ago

Happy Wedding Days! Donegal company offers to decorate a couple’s church for free

By  •  Bridal

Local wedding decor company Happily Ever After is offering couples an extra special offer on packages booked in January 2018, with a chance to win free a church display!

Happily …
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Winter/Spring 2018 Wedding Shows – the ultimate Donegal guide 3 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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Couples will LOVE that this wedding company is taking €300 off decor for Christmas 3 years ago

Couples will LOVE that this wedding company is taking €300 off decor for Christmas

By  •  Bridal

Wedding decorators Happily Ever After have launched an amazing €300-off offer on packages booked during Christmas 2017. All you have to do is contact them on Facebook or call 0876472095.

Happily …
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle share happy engagement news 3 years ago

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle share happy engagement news

By  •  Bridal

A statement this morning announced the happy news for the young couple: “His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is delighted to announce the engagement of Prince Harry to Ms. Meghan …
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RTÉ are seeking brides-to-be to take part in ‘Say Yes to the Dress’ 3 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 3 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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You might spot a familiar face on tonight’s ‘Say Yes to the Dress’ 3 years ago

You might spot a familiar face on tonight’s ‘Say Yes to the Dress’

Viewers will be tuning in across the country to see Martina Patterson from Ramelton, who is making plans to marry her fiance John Coll in August 2018. Martina has called …
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Donegal couple are in it for the long run after a marathon proposal 3 years ago

Donegal couple are in it for the long run after a marathon proposal

Gavin Ó Dónaill ran the Dublin City Marathon on October 29th – but it wasn’t the only challenge he had prepared for that day.

Gavin’s first marathon coincided with his …
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WATCH: 12-year-old son amazes with funny and sweet wedding speech 3 years ago

WATCH: 12-year-old son amazes with funny and sweet wedding speech

Stanley Jarman, aged 12, gave this stellar speech at his mum Melissa’s wedding to officially welcome his stepdad Iain Harris to the family.

Family and friends in the An Chuirt …
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Bride drives herself to her wedding – in a tractor! 3 years ago

Bride drives herself to her wedding – in a tractor!

Lucinda walked up the aisle of St. Mary’s in Ramelton on the 19th of August, after driving herself to the ceremony – in her dad’s tractor!

“I grew up on …
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This dream Donegal venue is about to open its doors for a special wedding fayre 3 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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Donegal GAA Star ties the knot in dream Portugal wedding 3 years ago

Donegal GAA Star ties the knot in dream Portugal wedding

By  •  Bridal

The couple, from Donegal town, got married in the village of Cacela Velha.

Family and friends, including several of Karl’s All-Ireland winning Donegal team-mates, joined the couple for the reception …
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Gorgeous gardens to be unveiled at the Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa wedding show 3 years ago

Gorgeous gardens to be unveiled at the Ballyliffin Lodge & Spa wedding show

By  •  Bridal

Everyone is invited to come along to this wonderful hotel from 2-5pm to revel in what is arguably the most anticipated Wedding Fayre in the Northwest.

The multi award-winning Ballyliffin …
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WATCH: Jiu wouldn’t believe the romance in this Donegal gym 3 years ago

WATCH: Jiu wouldn’t believe the romance in this Donegal gym

Bryan, co-owner of DT Fitness in Donegal Town, made an unexpected move on student and girlfriend Emer Martin.

Bryan surprised Sligo native Emer when he called her out in class …
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Watch: Donegal wedding has two very unexpected moments 3 years ago

Watch: Donegal wedding has two very unexpected moments

Their ceremony in St. Eunan’s Cathedral on 29th June 2017 was made truly unique when bride Elaine sang a hymn by herself. She performed How Great Thou Art so beautifully …
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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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WATCH: This Donegal groom’s serenade will give you goosebumps 3 years ago

WATCH: This Donegal groom’s serenade will give you goosebumps

If you are looking to impress your other half on their wedding day then it always helps to be a professional singer.

Dean James Connaghan from Mountcharles, who now lives …
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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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The Team Bride guide to being a good guest 3 years ago

The Team Bride guide to being a good guest

By  •  Bridal

So, we are bang in the middle of Wedding Seasons and you’re stressing about getting your outfit, organising a pressie for the happy couple and booking to get your hair …
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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! 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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WATCH: Bridesmaid sings ‘Perfect’ speech at Donegal wedding 4 years ago

WATCH: Bridesmaid sings ‘Perfect’ speech at Donegal wedding

Bridesmaid Ciara Whoriskey paid tribute to happy newlyweds Kerrie and Rachael Costello in a fresh and funny way – reworking the lyrics of One Direction’s Perfect.

Strabane women Kerrie and Rachael were married in …
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The Final Fit – Don’t get the dress stress! 4 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. 4 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 4 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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