Lorraine and Tadhg had their dream Kenmare Wedding on the 18th August 2017 and truly made their day one to remember. Every detail and all the little touches were beautiful and we wish them every happiness in their future together. Here is their story and some amazing images that truly captured their Romantic Kenmare Wedding .
How they met!
Tadhg and I first met in Nancy Blakes on a random night out in Limerick. Six years later Tadhg would whisk me away on a romantic trip where he would propose to me in the beautiful city of Siena in central Italy.
Why they chose the Kenmare Bay Hotel!
Straight away we knew we wanted a Kenmare Wedding.
My dad is from there and every year when I was younger we traveled to Kenmare for our holidays. The highlight for me was undoubtedly the bustling Fair Day on the 15th of August. We decided we would like to get married in August so we knew the location and the month. The only detail to figure out was the date!
The previous year we had been to a friend’s wedding in the Kenmare Bay Hotel and the impression it left was lasting. The food was fabulous, the function room was ideal and the views were simply stunning! Once we settled on a date for Holy Cross Church, we met with the Kenmare Bay Hotel with the hopes of booking the 18th of August for our wedding reception. Thankfully, the date was free and our venue was secured! We were delighted to get a date because that meant we could organise all our other vendors for the day.
The Lead up to the Big Day!
We decided to stay in Kenmare with friends and family the week before the wedding and it really added to the build-up. The day before the wedding was fairly hectic but after our rehearsal any nerves I had disappeared and I enjoyed a cocktail party organised by my amazing bridesmaids!
The Wedding Day has arrived!
On the day of the wedding I was very excited. The morning flew and luckily everybody arrived on time and it all went off without a hitch. The weather was fairly unpredictable but thankfully the rain stopped for our photos! Holy Cross Church looked so elegant with our spectacular flowers from Kenmare Flowers and the music was absolutely stunning.
Tom did a wonderful job at the reception and everyone was very impressed with our cake table, with all the cakes supplied by Tadhg’s mam! The food was so delicious and everyone danced into the early hours. We were so happy with how it all went and got endless compliments about the day.
Their advice to future couples!
If I’d one bit of advice to future brides it would be to relax and always know you’re not really in control of anything so just enjoy the day!
Shoes: Rachel Simpson
Flowers: Kenmare Flowers http://kenmareflowershop.com/
Bridesmaids Dresses: Wedding World
Flower Girls: Monsoon
Groom(smen) suits: Billy Higgins
Accessories: Ryans Jewellers Limerick: Engagement ring and Wedding Band/ Monica Vinader: Earrings /Tadhg Kearney Jewellers: Bracelet
Photographer: Awake and Dreaming Photography http://awakeanddreamingweddings.com/
Videographer: Leon Costello
Stationery: Kelly Richards Printing
Make Up: Trisha Harrington, Kenmare
Hair: Pinup Hair
Wedding Music: Ronan Browne
D.J: Jimmy Burke
Cakes: Tadhg’s mam Kathy
Car Hire: Horans