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8 Stunning Donegal Venues To Discover

County Donegal is one of the most spectacular counties in Ireland and the start of the Wild Atlantic Way. Breathtaking scenery and costal vistas, lakes, mountains, culture and heritage make Donegal a very popular choice for wedding couples. If you’re feeling drawn to this beautiful part of Ireland for your wedding or elopement, today we’re sharing eight incredible venues around Donegal that will make your day one to remember!

Venues
When To Book Each Wedding Supplier [A Timeline]

Planning a wedding can become quite overwhelming if you don’t know what to do and when. Your biggest decisions will be choosing suppliers, so it’s helpful to know when to make those big choices. Want to know when to book each supplier? Check this out:

Planning & Advice
A Beautiful Destination Wedding in Spain

Say hello to Brooke and Francisco! This gorgeous American couple planned their wedding all the way from Los Angeles, with the help of their wedding planning team, Your Dream Wedding in Spain. What followed was a beautiful destination wedding in Spain, on a stunning summer’s day!

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Do You Need A Wedding MC?

If you’re putting together the details of your wedding reception party, you’re probably wondering if you need a wedding MC! We’re here to clear things up, demystify the role and share your options. Featured image credit: Renata Dapsyte   What

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Why Pay More for a Wedding Photographer When You Can Pay Less?

Lately, I’ve heard many horror stories from my friends in the wedding industry—makeup artists, videographers, and hairdressers—about newbie wedding photographers at weddings. So, I wanted to share some honest thoughts on why you should think twice before opting for a cheaper wedding photographer.

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WOL Loves: Guest Favour Ideas & Special Gifts

Are you searching for the perfect wedding favour for your guests? Or maybe you’re looking for a special gift for your family or wedding party – let us help you out with both! 

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Wedding Wednesdays: How To Plan The Perfect Destination Wedding [Episode 102]

It’s destination wedding planning time! If you want to plan the perfect destination wedding, then this is for you – we’re talking about all the practical steps to take, including tasks you can do and tasks your wedding planning will do for you. 

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10 Creative Seating Plan Ideas

One of the first things your guests will see as they head into your reception is the seating plan, so it’s a pretty big deal! Not only does it have an important job to do but you want it to look great, too. The seating plan is a great place to set the tone for the rest of the evening so why not go all out with a fun and creative idea? 

Inspiration
Traditions to Ditch for Your Same-Sex Wedding

We’ve picked six traditions to ditch for your same-sex wedding. We’ve told you where these traditions come from and added alternatives too!

Planning & Advice
How To Decide Where To Get Married

Deciding where to get married is a big step in your wedding planning journey and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. There are several factors to consider before you even get to choosing your wedding venue. First, you must choose your location! But how? Today, we are walking you through some practical things to consider when choosing where to get married. 

Planning & Advice

A Traditional Irish Wedding With Beautiful Autumn Colours

Meet Darragh and Ciara. They hosted a traditional Irish wedding on a gorgeous autumn day. They selected the perfect autumn colour palette to let their theme shine. 

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A Destination Wedding In Tuscany With Autumn Colours And Seasonal Fruits

This dreamy wedding story will make you want to hop on a plane and tie the knot in Italy! Since they’d planned a destination wedding in Tuscany, Tiziana and Erik decided not to go big on a theme and instead, let the venue and location speak for itself. 

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Birthstones And Their Meaning

Whether you are after something unique for your partner’s engagement ring, or you’re looking to buy your bridesmaids something special to wear on your wedding day, these birthstones and their meaning will give you some great ideas. 

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Prioritise Your Wellness While Wedding Planning

With Mental Health Awareness Week coming up next week and WellFest this weekend, it’s the perfect time to talk about prioritising your wellness! Whether you are looking to pamper yourself and your girls or you need the help of a hypnotist to reduce anxiety, and everything in between.

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Hair, Make Up & Beauty

CSO’s Marriage Statistics For 2023 Revealed

The Central Statistics Office has released their marriage statistics for 2023 and the results are interesting! Compared to their 2022 findings, it’s clear that the amount of weddings taking place in Ireland is starting to come down to pre-pandemic levels.

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Legal & Ceremony

Floral Delight – It’s Peony Season!

Yes, you read that right, peony season is here!
If you’re a lover of these amazing blooms, we will not be surprised if you’ve planned your wedding date around their very short season – honestly, we know couples who have done this!
If you want a large, lush flower that has the perfect amount of ruffly petals, the peony is the flower for your wedding day, but you’ve got to time it just right. Beautiful peonies have a very short season running from May, when they are at their prettiest, to June, when they disappear for another year.
We are truly in love with these bridal beauties, here’s a few reasons why…

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Décor & Flowers
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Protecting Your Mental Health While Planning Your Wedding

The reality is… your wedding doesn’t have to take over your whole life. You can incorporate some good practices into your daily and weekly routine to ground yourself. Take a look at these guided meditations, affirmations and wellness practices to help your mental health while wedding planning. 

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When’s The Best Time To Go On Honeymoon?

Planning your honeymoon is sure to be one of the most magical holidays of your life! There are several things to consider when choosing your honeymoon. Here’s a question you should be asking: when’s the best time to go on honeymoon?

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WOL Loves: Alternative Stag Ideas With Yoga Parties

Whilst yoga and stag party might sound like an unlikely paring to begin with we bet there are lots of grooms who are in tune with their wellness – a happy healthy groom is the best kind of groom!  Today

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WOL Loves: Alternative Stag Ideas With Yoga Parties

Mean Girls Hen Party Ideas That Are So Fetch

Whether you are an OG Mean Girls fan or you’ve rediscovered your love for The Plastics after watching the new musical, there are plenty of reasons to host a Mean Girls hen party! These ideas are pink (mostly), fabulous and definitely won’t be the reason you end up in the Burn Book. 

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