Last Minute Changes

We had planned an outdoor ceremony overlooking the sea but crazy strong winds made our couple from Boston rethink that plan. To keep guests comfortable, we made a last-minute change from outside to the still impressive interior of Newton Castle in Ballyvaughan, the Burren. With wedding planning, there is always a ‘Plan B’ so I […]

All About Family – A Castle Destination Wedding

Ashley and Jamie knew what was important to them. Their castle destination wedding was all about family. They all travelled together to get to Ireland, stayed in the castle together and Ashley’s mother, a minster, preformed their ceremony for them. In fact, the whole family, all 18 people were part of the wedding and processional. […]

Canadians in a Castle

Kristen and Trevor already had their venue booked when they contacted me. It was to be a spring destination wedding in a castle with a barn reception and lots of their friends and families from Canada to join them! Durhamstown Castle in Meath was the venue they chose and I was already very familiar with […]

Extra Special Irish Castle Destination Wedding

In my initial call with Reilly and Brandt, it was apparent that they were deeply in love and very kind people. When asked about the feeling they wanted for their Irish destination wedding Brandt simply said, ” It has to be extra special’.  That meant the location, the setting, the feeling and every moment of […]

Hawaii vs Ireland – A Hawaiian themed wedding in an Irish Castle

I got a fairly desperate phone call one evening from Mariah and her mother a few years ago. The planning for her destination Irish castle wedding from Hawaii just wasn’t going well. Time differences, cultural differences and simply not being sure what they wanted or could have was starting to stress this normally very relaxed […]