Maria & Sean

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Maria and Sean travelled home from New Zealand to get married in Ballycorick church. It was an emotional and romantic day – from Sean’s letter to Maria in the morning all the way through to that dip during the first dance! It was also a lot of fun – with both Maria and Sean beaming all day long – even when they decided to go out in the rain (and the dark) to get a photograph with Bunratty Castle in the background. Legends!

Some things I loved most about Maria and Sean’s wedding day were:

  • Maria’s “something blue” shoes and heirloom wedding ring.
  • Ben making Fiona smile for the camera.
  • Sean’s air punch celebration!
  • Fiona starting a new trend with the finger-in-your-mouth wedding pose! 😉
  • A sneaky pint in Durty Nellies.
  • Their fresh cream wedding cake. How delicious does it look?
  • The New Zealand gang hakka.

Some kind words from Maria and Sean…

It was such a pleasure to deal with you from the first email right through to the spectacular slideshow you put together for after our meal. The photos are incredible from what we’ve seen so far also. Kudos for remembering our Pinterest ideas too… ALL OF THEM . You’re a credit to yourself.

Here is a small selection of some of my favourite images to give you a taste of their wedding day…

Jessie & James

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Jessie and James travelled home from Sydney to get married in their local church in Cordal. They grew up within a stone’s throw of each other so it was nice to call into both houses on the morning of the wedding. James is one of the nicest guys you could meet and Jessie, well she’s lovely and fair as the rose of the Summer. 😉 We had great plans for photographs in Killarney, but they didn’t bring the Australian weather with them! Despite the rain, it was a great day and it was a lot of fun (especially on the dance floor!).

Here are some things I loved about Jessie and James’ wedding:

  • The amount of hair spray used in Jessie’s house that morning – my hair hasn’t budged since!
  • Amelie’s default camera star pose.
  • The locket Jessie attached to her bouquet.
  • Pockets on bridesmaids dresses. Win!
  • Getting a photo with Joe’s shoe – Joe was in crutches so his spare shoe didn’t get to make it to the wedding. 🙁
  • Ellie’s sign.
  • How much Jessie and James enjoy each other’s company.
  • Finding some nice places to take photographs in the hotel.
  • The speeches were great and the dance floor was even better – the longer the day went on the better it got!

Some kind words from Jessie and James…

It really was the best day and we can’t thank you enough for taking our pictures. You were an absolute pleasure and we loved having you with us on the day. I lost count how many times people asked who you were because they were so impressed and I think my family want to kidnap you.

Here is a small selection of some of my favourite images to give you a taste of their wedding day…

Aisling & Brian

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Aisling and Brian were married in Cratloe church and held their reception in the Bunratty Castle Hotel. From the very first meeting, I knew this wedding was going to be a good one. Aisling loves Christmas so that set the tone for the planning – and it ended up being the Christmassiest of Christmas weddings! 😉 From being walked up the aisle by Santa Claus himself, through to having snow during the photographs and even picking up an elf along the way!

Here are some things I loved about Aisling and Brian’s wedding:

  • Hanging out with the girls as they got ready in Altamoda – I loved the unusual hair styles and headpieces.
  • Quickly visiting Brian and the guys as they got ready in the Old Ground Hotel. I think most of the time I was there was spent figuring out how to attach the pocket watch! (What did people do before they could google it?!)
  • Due to Brian splashing out on his wedding suit there needed to be cutbacks – to the sleeves of Fintan’s suit! 😉
  • Watching two people who had never boiled an egg try to figure out how to boil an egg! 😉
  • Morgan – what a star.
  • Carrots for Rudolf at the door of the church.
  • Being walked up the aisle by Santa Claus himself!
  • The most emotional reflection I’ve ever heard. There wasn’t a dry eye in the church.
  • Going to the folk park with the bridal party was so much fun. It was in full festive mode which fitted the wedding theme perfectly and Aisling and Brian were like celebrities (or princesses) to the children there who randomly gave them high fives and waves as they passed. AND we got snow! Perfect!
  • Aisling leaving her wedding bouquet on her mother’s grave.
  • Santa showing up every time anyone turned their back – when they rang the bell for the meal I heard someone saying “here comes Santa again”!
  • The “Aherne Team” entrance music.
  • Brian handing Aisling a sick bag for the emotional part of his speech – and proceeding to mortify her! 😉
  • THAT first dance.

 

Some kind words from Aisling and Brian…

Where do we start?!!  Thank you so much for all your help and advice in making our wedding day so special!  From the moment we met you, we knew that you would be a pleasure to deal with.  Even though we were expecting a professional and courteous service, you met our high expectations and exceeded them.  We cannot thank you enough.  I still cannot believe the magical moments you captured for us in the Folk Park.  I knew it would be a special place, but my gosh, you had everything researched and your attention to detail and creative eye will make for the most fabulous images and memories we will cherish in the years to come.  We were so thrilled with the slide show, which was one of the highlights of the reception.  We are so delighted to have met you and had you to capture what was the best day of our lives.

 

Here is a small selection of some of my favourite images to give you a taste of their wedding day…

Deirdre & David

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Deirdre and David were married in Cloncagh church and held their reception in the Woodlands House Hotel in Adare. It was a lovely, cosy, Christmassy wedding – and the tone was set from the very start with the Christmas bauble invitations.

Here are some things I loved about Deirdre and David’s wedding:

  • The mistletoe hanging over the door of the church – it worked hard too with all those kisses for the bride and groom as the guests left after the ceremony. 😉
  • Getting lucky with nice weather as the guests arrived for the ceremony, and again afterwards as everyone hung around for a chat.
  • A new record for the fastest run up the aisle by the page boy and flower girls!
  • David’s grin when he saw Deirdre for the first time.
  • Going somewhere new for the bridal party photographs.
  • The Christmas bauble table plan and one of the best alternatives to a guest signing book I’ve ever seen.
  • Áine texting Deirdre as she was doing her speech from her iPhone! 🙂
  • The stories of David playing hurling with a spade!

Here is a small selection of some of my favourite images to give you a taste of their wedding day…