I’m here to offer you thoughtful wedding planning advice, after years of experience photographing weddings, I can say that no two weddings are alike. My best advice is to follow your heart and do what is right for you. Wedding planning should be a fun and memorable experience, crafting your ideal celebration is what it’s all about.
You want to assemble an incredible team of vendors that together will help make your day truly amazing. Ireland is full of incredible vendors from florists to make-up artists, there is plenty of extraordinarily talented folk who will strive to make your wedding the best of the year. Before you book your team, enjoy exploring the epic vendors that Ireland has to offer.
Aislinn Events was set up over 10 years ago to help couples plan weddings in Ireland from abroad. Since then they have helped hundreds of couples plan their dream wedding. As an American living in Ireland for over 20 years, Annie, is an excellent resource for all things wedding planning, especially if you are planning from abroad.
Aislinn Events will support you with your entire vision from start to finish. You can be 100% honest with them and ask all of the questions you need knowing that your day will be completely taken care of.
Annie creates a seamless experience for her couples and, along with her team of experts, can interpret your vision while recommending the best of what is available to suit your taste and personality.
Aislinn Events will turn your ideas into a beautiful complete vision and address your every query. They will be your single point of contact for all of your wedding planning so you can rest easy and enjoy your engagement. Aislinn Events services include pre-event planning, design & styling and guest services.
House of Hannah
With a background in editorial, Lindsay made the transition to wedding planning and styling. Her design aesthetic is romantic but organic. House of Hannah provides full event coordination and destination wedding planning. The team at House of Hannah have a passion for transforming spaces with impeccable attention to detail. They will work with you to tease out your vision and bring your dream wedding to life. They provide a full wedding planning service including unlimited consultation hours, liaising with suppliers and onsite coordination.
Petal & Twine
Petal Twine is a creative studio providing artistic direction, design and styling services for weddings. Inspired by fine art, poetry and nature, we seek for all our creations to be authentic and meaningful with a rare artisan quality.
Their wedding design and styling services are aimed to design a unique look for your wedding making each space and moment of the event feel more personal and authentic. They will create a bespoke colour palette and design board after your consultation. Petal & Twine’s wedding planning services include sourcing your wedding venue, and relevant vendors and designing the overall vision to create an incredible wedding day.
Bella Botanica, the floral studio owned by Sylvia Abraham specialises in beautiful, natural florals. Sylvia is a fun-loving floral designer who has a passion for people, love and the beauty of flowers. Sylvia creates beautiful custom floral designs that will reflect your personalities and capture your perfect aesthetic.
With experience creating beautiful floral arrangements for luxury weddings and events all over Ireland and abroad, Sylvia has the ability and experience to lead her talented team to bring original concepts to life. Her attention to detail and breathtaking work will transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. She is a firm favourite of American and overseas couples visiting Ireland for destination weddings and elopements.
The Garden, based in central Dublin, is a creative floral design studio marrying the wilds of Connemara with the elegance of their Georgian surroundings. Mark Grehan draws on the Irish landscape for inspiration when creating bespoke arrangements. Having worked on luxury weddings and events of all scales nationwide, throughout Europe and the US. They approach each wedding with care and professionalism. From luxury hand-tied bouquets to bespoke arrangements for your ceremony, The Garden has a naturalistic approach to floristry combined with the unique style of your chosen venue.
Miriam Fitzgerald is a Minister of the Spiritualist Union of Ireland, a wonderful celebrant who makes your ceremony truly unique and unforgettable. She will work with you before your wedding, getting to know you and your relationship, what brought you together and your hopes and dreams for the future. Miriam will make you feel so comfortable, bringing a sense of calm on the day, so you won’t have to worry about nerves. It will feel like you have known her forever. Miriam Fitzgerald won Best Wedding Celebrant in Ireland 2021.
Dáire Grant is an independent marriage and family celebrant. Dáire works with couples to create beautiful and meaningful ceremonies with a personal touch. He will sit down with you, explore your wishes and give you a chance to truly reflect on why you want to get married. This gives Dáire a unique insight into your relationship, allowing him to craft a ceremony that is personal and tailored to you. It will be beautifully constructed, as traditional or non-traditional as you wish and with added personality. He will share his wealth of experience with you allowing you to consider different enhancements that will make your ceremony unique. Dáire will use his experience to create the exact atmosphere you want, allowing your guests to hang on his every word.
Odharnait (Orna) is a seasoned make-up artist having worked in the industry for over 16 years, working with MAC and becoming part of Charlotte Tilbury’s freelance team. With extensive experience covering the IFTA’s, editorial work with Tatler and Victoria Beckham’s Dublin Fashion Show. Odharnait’s focus is on polished looks with an individual approach to each occasion. Creating fresh, youthful looks with a natural beauty that’s never overpowering, Odharnait is a great fit for your bridal look.
Aoife has been working in the bridal industry for over 15 years with experience working with Bobbi Brown’s team as well as being part of the Maven Bridal team. Aoife’s approach to bridal make-up is simple, she creates a natural yet defined look that works for your photos and also lasts throughout the day.
Joanne Kelly O’Hara
Joanne Kelly O’Hara (known as Josie) initially started working in editorial before making the switch to weddings. The result is her focus on beautifully simple hair. Joanne always takes her time with her clients to listen to their vision for their wedding so that she can achieve exactly what they want. Joanne is known for her timeless styles that look so effortless. If you are looking for a contemporary style that is simply stunning, Joanne Kelly is your girl!
On the morning of your wedding, Martina will bring calm to any situation and ensure that you and your Bridal party are completely relaxed and happy with your style. Martina’s aim is to make you the best you’ve ever looked and ensure that you and your bridal party feel absolutely beautiful on your wedding day. Her wealth of knowledge and experience, with over 20 years of experience in the hairstyling industry, ensures she will create a flawless look for your wedding day. Based in Dublin, Martina travels nationwide for weddings.
Thoughtfully designed and meticulously crafted, all of Chupi jewellery are handmade here in Ireland. Their mission is to create timeless heirlooms made with sustainable, solid gold and precious gemstones that last forever. Their wedding rings are made to stack with your own precious rings – whether you choose a simple twig band or a classic diamond ring.
If sustainability is a concern of yours, responsible practises are the core of what Chupi does. Each Chupi piece is consciously created in Ireland using recycled gold and conflict-free diamonds. Their jewellery comes beautifully wrapped in packaging that is designed to be reused or recycled.
Aoife O’Mahoney is an Irish designed based in Skibbereen in West Cork. Aoife’s work is simple, elegant with a certain delicacy. She manages to create a unique balance between simplicity and the exceptional impact of a bespoke design. Having began her career in Holland, Aoife’s exposure to different design cultures has shaped her design aesthetic, which is perfect for someone looking for a piece that is a little different. Aoife works with her clients to create wedding rings that reflect their personal aesthetic and life experience. She has been a goldsmith and jewellery designer since 2005. Using a mix of traditional and new technologies, Aoife creates wedding rings that celebrate the wearer and the materials, ensuring your ring stands the test of time and always looks stunning.
The Cake Cuppery
Beautifully designed and baked on a bespoke basis, the Cake Cuppery’s wedding cakes are simply to die for. Each cake is a reflection of the occasion itself. From traditional tiered masterpieces to mouth-watering miniatures, every creation is distinctive in design and truly delicious. The Cake Cuppery’s aim to create bespoke cakes that are as close to perfect as possible. Taking on only a select number of weddings per month allows the team to give each creation the time and attention it truly deserves.
Cove Cake Design
Cove Cake Design’s philosophy is that their cakes should be a symphony of style and substance. They help mark your wedding day by exploring edible art to make cakes that spark joy and celebrate human connection. Their cakes have gained a reputation for having exquisite style and exceptional flavour in equal measure. Creating beautiful cakes that are not only stunning pieces of edible art but taste incredible too. Cove Cake Design are regularly featured in prestigious national and international magazines such as Vogue Weddings, Marth Stewart Weddings and Image Magazine. Taste begins with ingredients with the team favouring quality ingredients and make everything from scratch. The team at Cove Cake Design are passionate about taste and believe that your wedding cake should create memories of deliciousness and meaningful moments of connection for you and your guests.
Til Dawn Dear
Kitty Moss is the award-winning, owner and illustrator of Til Dawn Dear, the artisan studio that creates beautiful bespoke wedding stationery for amazing couples. Kitty’s work is whimsical, full of personality and a true reflection of each couple she works with. Her work is full of romance with intricate illustrations, bright and bold watercolours and stunning colourways; perfect for a couple looking for something full of colour and personality!