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Wedding Day emergency? No problem! 5 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 5 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! 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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! 5 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. 5 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 5 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 5 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? 5 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 5 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 5 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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Donegal bride gifted with unique mode of transport from doting dad! 5 years ago

Donegal bride gifted with unique mode of transport from doting dad!

Elaine McKean and Roger Crown were married at Ballylennon Presbyterian Church Co. Donegal this weekend – and their mode of transport was one of the biggest talking points of the …
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Watch: Best Man turns wedding speech into hilarious tune 5 years ago

Watch: Best Man turns wedding speech into hilarious tune

By  •  Bridal

The Ballymote native crossed the world from Australia for the big event and decided to make an extra effort with a creative contribution instead of a speech.

At the reception …
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Wedding Tips you need to know! 5 years ago

Wedding Tips you need to know!

By  •  Bridal

When you are planning a wedding, you will have lots of people giving you advice on everything from your venue choice to your guest list – whether you have asked …
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Your guide to being the perfect Mother of the Bride 5 years ago

Your guide to being the perfect Mother of the Bride

By  •  Bridal

Yay! Your little girl is getting married! Every mum has dreamt of (and dreaded) the day her daughter gets married. Traditionally the role of mother of the bride was a …
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Groom snaps once-in-lifetime moment on wedding day 6 years ago

Groom snaps once-in-lifetime moment on wedding day

Wedding photos have taken on many new avenues in the past few years. We’ve had Donegal’s own Selfie Priest Fr Pat Ward, as well as newlyweds saying ‘I doe’ and marking …
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Events: Love and luxury at the Castle Grove Wedding Fayre 6 years ago

Events: Love and luxury at the Castle Grove Wedding Fayre

Guests were welcomed to the exclusive country house outside Letterkenny by the swell of music from cellist Laura Mc Fadden, before being shown around the lavish reception rooms, guestrooms and …
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Will you hold my dress while I pee…? 6 years ago

Will you hold my dress while I pee…?

By  •  Bridal

You may laugh now and tag your bridesmaids for the craic but going to the loo in your Wedding Dress requires a little careful thought and planning!

Another reason to …
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Why weddings are so unique at Castle Grove Country House 6 years ago

Why weddings are so unique at Castle Grove Country House

By  •  Bridal

Last week on Donegal Daily, the team at Castle Grove County House Hotel revealed the key factors to consider when choosing your wedding reception venue. (Click here to read the column). This week, …
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Watch: Beautiful moments from Tricia and Neil’s star-studded wedding 6 years ago

Watch: Beautiful moments from Tricia and Neil’s star-studded wedding

The wedding of Daniel O Donnell’s niece Patricia Doogan and her fiancée Neil Swan on February 3rd was one most famous events of the year and made history in terms …
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Events: Bridal parties assemble for the Team Bride Wedding Workshop 6 years ago

Events: Bridal parties assemble for the Team Bride Wedding Workshop

Donegal Woman’s own Bridal expert Carina Monteith led the way as leader of the team, guiding Donegal brides through expert tutorials on all aspects of the big day.

The Shellbridge …
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Three top spots for Donegal at weddingsonline awards 6 years ago

Three top spots for Donegal at weddingsonline awards

By  •  Bridal

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 …
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What happens at a Bridal Trunk Show 6 years ago

What happens at a Bridal Trunk Show

By  •  Bridal

Did you know that the average Bridal Collection consists of approx. 80-100 dresses? With each designer usually launching 2 collections a year that’s up to 200 dresses from each designer. …
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Love me, love my dog! 6 years ago

Love me, love my dog!

By  •  Bridal

I’ve never been an animal lover. In fact, I was that person who would call ahead and make you remove your dog from the house so that I could …
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Four Donegal wedding businesses named as best of the best 6 years ago

Four Donegal wedding businesses named as best of the best

By  •  Bridal

The Irish Wedding Awards took place last night and the best of the best 2017 Award Winners were revealed at the stunning lavish black tie event held at the Crown …
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EVENTS: Sparkling bride’s day out at McGettigans Hotel 6 years ago

EVENTS: Sparkling bride’s day out at McGettigans Hotel

It was the perfect opportunity for future brides to view the chandelier-lit ballroom fully set for a wedding and enjoy afternoon tea and unlimited Prosecco.

The event was filled with …
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Wedding Fair 101 – starting the planning process 6 years ago

Wedding Fair 101 – starting the planning process

By  •  Bridal

Ok so we are right in the middle of Wedding Fair Season and as an engaged couple you are doing your homework and attending lots of wedding fairs to try …
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MAKEUP 101 | Top 5 high-end vs pharmacy products 6 years ago

MAKEUP 101 | Top 5 high-end vs pharmacy products

By  •  Beauty, Bridal

Are you a bride-to-be or make-up lover looking to stock up with the best DIY products for your special occasions?

I’ve personally hand-picked my TOP 5 favourite higher-end vs chemist …
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Gallery: A wedding fayre of romance and roses 6 years ago

Gallery: A wedding fayre of romance and roses

By  •  Bridal

Two of Donegal’s best known hotels the Villa Rose & Jackson’s hosted one of the northwest’s leading Wedding Fayres of 2017 on Sunday, January 29th. Since the hotels merged at …
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Wedding dancing like a pro! 6 years ago

Wedding dancing like a pro!

By  •  Bridal

The first dance – whether you’re marrying a Patrick Swayze wannabe or a shoe shuffler there is no avoiding the first dance! The expectation of years gone by was that …
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All you need is love… and €24k 6 years ago

All you need is love… and €24k

By  •  Bridal

A survey of more that 2,000 participants this month showed that the average total budget for a wedding including the honeymoon is €24,427. This marks a rise of 8% from the €22,531 average …
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A very T-Rexmantic first look 6 years ago

A very T-Rexmantic first look

Thomas Garnder married Beth last year and their wedding has become a viral topic this week after their first look video went online.

The young Chicago couple took an alternative approach to …
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Donegal woman swept off her feet by beach proposal! 6 years ago

Donegal woman swept off her feet by beach proposal!

Roxane Keeney and Kirk Mullen got engaged last Christmas after Kirk planned a large-scale proposal from the famous Knockalla drive.

They had been an item for 10 years and have …
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Is this the most udderly romantic proposal ever? 6 years ago

Is this the most udderly romantic proposal ever?

A Tyrone couple are celebrating their engagement in the New Year after one of the best themed proposals we’ve seen yet.

Farmer Ashley Farrell from Fivemiletown was preparing to get down on …
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Buying your wedding dress – Team Bride’s top tips 6 years ago

Buying your wedding dress – Team Bride’s top tips

By  •  Bridal

So, the wedding date is booked and you and your partner are still in the giddy ‘newly engaged’ bubble and everyone is delighted for you and asking you loads of …
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This wedding singer puts other grooms to shame 6 years ago

This wedding singer puts other grooms to shame

The video shows Omagh singer Niall Donnelly performing at his own wedding as his bride Jill walked to meet him. Niall was joined by his bride for the chorus and appears delighted when …
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Anita and Michael hope to leap ahead in wedding contest 6 years ago

Anita and Michael hope to leap ahead in wedding contest

Michael Curran and Anita Rosney are calling on all their family, friends and supporters to help them win a highly-competitive Facebook contest.

The couple are up against 50 other pairs in the …
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Wedding Fairs – all the dates you need 6 years ago

Wedding Fairs – all the dates you need

By  •  Bridal

It seems like half of Donegal got engaged over Christmas judging from my Facebook timeline! This will mean lots of couples are just starting out om the planning process and …
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300 wedding guests make superb video to help the homeless 6 years ago

300 wedding guests make superb video to help the homeless

Jessica Gallagher and Rory McLaughlin came home from Manchester this Christmas to get married in Donegal on New Year’s Eve.

The newlyweds, along with their 300 guests, stopped celebrating to …
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The insider guide to wedding dress trends for 2017 6 years ago

The insider guide to wedding dress trends for 2017

By  •  Bridal

A New Year, a fresh start and time to start that all important Wedding Planning process for many of you! Choosing your wedding dress is a very personal thing and …
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Luscious lashes in a flash! 6 years ago

Luscious lashes in a flash!

By  •  Beauty, Bridal

With the festive season truly in full swing, it’s a good time to really go all out and vamp up your eye makeup! Check out my easy 5 step guide …
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Olympian Catriona Jennings ties the knot! 6 years ago

Olympian Catriona Jennings ties the knot!

Letterkenny Olympian Catriona Jennings tied the knot with her partner Martin McCoy at a stunning ceremony this afternoon.

Catriona was joined by family and friends in St. Eunan’s Cathedral, including …
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Team Bride wedding workshop launches in Donegal! 6 years ago

Team Bride wedding workshop launches in Donegal!

By  •  Bridal

A new and exciting concept for 2017 is being launched by local company TeamBride.ie in the form of a Wedding Workshop on February 26th in the Clanree Hotel, Letterkenny.

Planning …
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Say Yule be mine….. 6 years ago

Say Yule be mine…..

By  •  Bridal

Tis’ the season to get engaged

Ok so most of us have experienced the pressure of everyone expecting the ‘announcement’ at some stage or another. Friends and family aren’t afraid …
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Jingle bells and wedding bells 6 years ago

Jingle bells and wedding bells

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…………

Traditionally everyone got married in the summer months and it became known as ‘Wedding Season’, however the fact that we live in …
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I can’t say I do without you 6 years ago

I can’t say I do without you

By  •  Bridal

I’ve said all along that choosing the right bridal party members can make or break your wedding planning experience and you shouldn’t underestimate how important this decision is. The average …
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Santa now delivers diamond rings! 6 years ago

Santa now delivers diamond rings!

Santa sees all in the run up to Christmas, and this week he witnessed a display of festive romance. Paddy Doherty and his girlfriend Colette Toland went to the Santa Express …
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