Small Ceremony, Same Impact!

Don’t worry if the big wedding you dreamed of isn’t looking like an option over the next few years. With a recession looming and a rise in the cost of living, how can couples plan effectively for their wedding ceremonies? One really good way to keep within a tighter or lower budget is with a

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Barrow House: Your Best Hideaway Venue

Another pitstop on my tour of Kerry (Ireland’s premier wedding destination) to places where I would love to create a ceremony, I was delighted take the short drive on the Fenit road, to Barrow House around ten miles from Tralee town. This stunningly located manor house, right on the shores of Tralee Bay, recently won

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Sol y Sombra: A Bespoke Church Ceremony

For the next pitstop on my tour of County Kerry (Ireland’s premier wedding destination) to places where I would love to create a ceremony, I’m delighted to find myself at Sol y Sombra. This unique venue in the heart of Killorglin, high on a mount, is special for many reasons. Firstly, it is a 200-year

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Wedding Ceremonies: Celebrant or Registrar?

People often ask me why choose a celebrant when you can get the job done in one go with a registrar?! So I thought I’d write this blog post to remind me! And it’s a handy place to send people instead of trying to remember all the reasons myself. Celebrant Can’t legally marry you. Writes

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Celebrant Ceremonies: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Here are a few frequently asked questions about celebrancy ceremonies. If you have a question of your own, please don’t hesitate to ask! What is a celebrant?A celebrant is someone who officiates (or leads) a ceremony. These ceremonies can be relating to a whole variety of milestone events, from weddings to naming ceremonies to graduations.

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The Rose Hotel: A Magical Place to Celebrate!

Continuing my tour of County Kerry (Ireland’s premier wedding destination) venues where I would love to create a ceremony, I find myself pulling up outside four-star Rose Hotel in Tralee. So named because of its connection to The Rose of Tralee (more about that later), this hotel has been completely renovated in recent years to

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Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa: Wedding Bliss!

As things finally start to lift out of lockdown and we emerge like startled butterflies into the daylight, so I begin my tour of County Kerry (Ireland’s premier wedding destination I might add) to venues where I would love to create a ceremony. First stop is Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa. This traditional country house

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Ballyroe Heights Hotel: Elevate your wedding!

A great week in Ireland that saw the reopening of hotels last Wednesday to staying guests. Dare we say a beginning of return back to normal? Whatever that might be, but certainly good news for anyone who had been putting event plans on hold. With this firmly in my mind, I continue my tour of

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