12 Ways to Add an Irish Feel to Your Wedding

Planning & Advice

Paddy’s Day is tomorrow so we’re honouring all things Irish with today’s wedding post! If you’re having a St Patrick’s Day wedding or are just looking to inject an Irish element into your Big Day, there are some really easy ways to go about it. From a dash of green to cute pub snaps and Irish dancers to Tayto crisp sambo favours, here’s 12 of the best ways to bring a bit of an Irish feel to your wedding celebrations…

1. Hang a Horseshoe for Luck

Photo by Moat Hill Photography

2. Pop the Child of Prague Out the Night Before to Keep the Rain at Bay

Photo by Aileen Kennedy Photography

3. Go Green with your Bridesmaid Dresses or (Groom’s Accessories)

Photo by Josh Tollafield Photography via Rock My Wedding

4. Dole Out Shamrock Boutonnieres to Guests

Photo by Dara Munnis Photography

5. Have a Handfasting Ceremony – A Celtic Tradition

Photo from Miranda & Matthew’s real wedding by DKPHOTO

6. Pop by a Pretty Irish Pub for Some Snaps

Photo by Elaine Kennedy Photography

7. Toast the Happy Couple with a Typically Irish Drink like Guinness or Baileys

Photo from Niamh & Peter’s real wedding by Circus Photography

8. Have Your Very Own Traditional Irish Pub on Wheels with The Shebeen

Find out More About Hiring The Shebeen here

9. Name Your Tables After Your Fave Irish Shows or Songs

Photo by Weddings by Kara

10. Have Irish Dancers Celtic Dance Fusion Entertain Everyone

Photo via Celtic Dance Fusion

11. Get a Ceili Going with a Trad Band

Photo via Dublin City Folk

Irish Musicians Dublin City Folk, Craddog, Arundo Traditional Irish Music and Drops of Brandy can provide traditional Irish music

12. Have Crisp Sambo Kits as Favours or a Late Night Snack

Photo from Anne & Julian’s wedding by Denlo Photography

Carolyn’s Sweets and Pretty Little Ideas can supply Crisp Sandwich Kits!