Advice & Tips

Real Life Wedding Story – Bridge House Hotel


We decided to get married in 2013 and as we live in Australia we could take advantage of the holidays and have our wedding over Christmas in 2014. The only thing I was certain about was the venue. Being from Offaly I know the food and service at the Bridge House are always to the […]

Bridge House Hotel Wedding Coordinators


Are you looking for a unique venue unlike any other? Why not pop into the Bridge House Hotel on any Sunday as we have a large team of Wedding Coordinators on hand to meet you and go through all our fantastic packages, If you wish to make an appointment to meet with a member of […]

Dromhall Hotel Killarney Showcase Day


The Dromhall Hotel Killarney, celebrating 50 years in business this year, is delighted to be hosting a Showcase day on Saturday 3rd January 2015. If you’re getting married in Kerry (or Cork – we host many weddings from Cork!) and you’re recently engaged or you’re just planning your wedding, then please do come and along […]

5 Tips to Ensure You’re Buying the Right Wedding Dress


All the considerations that go into wedding dress shopping are a bit of a minefield. Whether you’re a body confident woman or cover lumps and bumps at all costs, it’s a challenge nearly every bride faces. Heather from Leeds Bridal shares her top 5 tips to getting it right, without finding yourself lost or in […]

Asta Fashion by Louis Copeland at RDS Wedding Show


Below is a sample video of what you can expect at this weekends RDS wedding and honeymoon show, which takes place on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th September 2014!

Visitor Feedback Video – Wedding and Honeymoon show 2014

The Wedding & Honeymoon Show 2014 will take place in the Main Hall (Hall 1) at the RDS over the weekend of Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th September 2014 from 11 am to 5.00 pm. Check out the video below with more information and visitors reactions to this great event, a must for any bride […]

Pearls- The Perfect Gift For Any Bride


Pearls are the traditional gift of love. No other gem signifies the eternity of love with more warmth than pearls. The gift of pearls is appropriate at all times but never more so than for a bride on her wedding day. Whether natural or cultured, there is a wide selection of choices in pearls to […]

Managing Pre-Wedding Stress


However much they look forward to the wedding day, most engaged couples want to rip their hair out at one time or another during the process of planning their wedding. They will find themselves tied up in knots and all stressed with keeping to budgets and deadlines while still organizing a lavish ceremony and they […]

Getting Married Without Breaking The Bank


On an average, a hosting a wedding reception can set you back at least €27,000 and this doesn’t include the honeymoon. When you think about it, there are a lot of things the two of you can do with €27,000 other than host an extravagant wedding. Your wedding can be the most amazing event of […]

Hurry, Hurry the Wedding is Only Six Months Away!

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Planning a wedding is likely to be one of the most hectic periods of your life. While the shopping trips and group outings during the process can be a lot of fun they can also impair your ability to get everything done that needs done. It can take a great deal of time to receive […]

I Thought We Were Getting Gifts Not Giving Them


While most bridal couples are aware that it is considered appropriate to give gifts to your wedding cortege, did you know that there are others who you should also bestow gifts upon? That’s right, in addition to your wedding party; you should also give gifts to your shower hostess, the mothers of the bride and […]

RTE Feature Bride Of The Year Show


Here’s a great video from RTE’s ‘Bride To Be’ show, which explores what the Bride Of The Year Show at the RDS has to offer brides and grooms. It features funny woman of the moment Jennifer Maguire from Republic Of Telly.

How to Select Bridesmaid Dresses


If you are about to become a bride, shopping for the bridesmaid dresses can prove to be a very complicated factor in planning your wedding. How is the bride supposed to find gowns for her bridesmaids that can show off her personal taste, as well as look attractive on all of the bridesmaids in the […]

Look Great When You Say I Do


How To Look Great When You Say I Do To look your best on the big day, you need to be relaxed, joyful. Sure it is only day and it will be over before you even know it. However, your wedding photos will be treasured for years and will be a testimony to how you […]

Avoiding Drama With The Mamas


The mother of the bride and the mother of the groom are two people who will be feeling the most sentimental at the thought of the impending marriage. Being left out of the wedding preparations can cause a lot of hurt feelings even if they choose to stay, well… mum about it. So how can […]

Stress-Free Wedding


10 Helpful Suggestions to a Stress-Free Wedding The run up to the wedding day can be unbelievably hectic and you are bound to come across several stressful situations as you iron out the inevitable hitches. However, if you want to look radiant on your wedding day it is important that you learn to overlook the […]

Why You Should Hire A Professional Videographer For Your Wedding


You should really start the process of hiring a videographer at least nine, if not twelve, months before your wedding. Get recommendations and view samples before you make your decision. Ask appropriate questions to find out if a professional videographer has the quality to match the price. Is the panning and zooming smooth? Does the […]

Prenuptial Wedding Agreements


All About Prenuptial Wedding Agreements Nobody really likes to get married thinking they are going to face problems in their marriage. After all, we all love a good ‘happily ever after’ story. However, little and large problems do crop up and they are inevitable. Because of this, you may want to look into prenuptial agreements […]

Open Bar, Open Wounds


Many couples choose to have an open bar at their wedding. While this may seem like a generous gesture it is also an expensive and dangerous tradition. Irrespective of the occasion, free flowing alcohol inevitably gives rise to a multitude of situational problems. Before choosing this option, weigh the consequences closely. Consider the Risks An […]

The Who, What, and When of Paying for a Wedding


Planning a wedding can be unbelievably hectic. It almost seems like you have to be in several places at the same time and the word multi-tasking can take on a whole new significance and you try to make sure everything is just perfect. Then the bills start rolling in and you begin to think, “Why […]