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7 Ways to Inject Irish Touches into Your Wedding Day

‘Irish up’ your wedding day with these lovely traditions and sentiments. From music to dancing to colour choices and more! There are some really beautiful ways you can show your guests that you love Ireland!

1. Handfasting

This is where the phrase ‘tying the knot’ comes from! In this beautiful Celtic tradition, the bride and groom’s hands are literally tied together. This symbolizes the joining together of the husband and wife.

A Charming Ballykisteen Wedding

2. Irish dancing

A Celtic Dance Fusion wedding performance is a spectacular Irish dance experience that will be a wonderful entertainment addition to your Special Day.

3. Toast with a Guinness

Incorporate one of Ireland’s favourite drinks into your wedding speeches and toasts!

A St. Paddy’s Day Wedding in Ballymagarvey Village

4. Ceilidh dance

Hire an Irish band to host a Ceilidh dance! This is an excellent way to get your guests up onto the dancefloor and a fun activity for all ages.

Dublin City Folk

5. The harp

The harp was the national emblem of Ireland until the 19th century. So, incorporate this beautiful instrument into your wedding music by hiring a harpist.

Take a look at our supplier directory to find some talented harpists.

A Fab Floral-Filled Springfort Hall Wedding

6. Go green

Still looking for colour inspiration? Green is a classic Irish favourite! A simple way to incorporate this into your wedding is by getting your girls to don green bridesmaids dresses.

Here Comes Your Girl!

7. Irish castle

What better setting for your wedding than a castle? Ireland is home to some pretty spectacular castles which are perfect for weddings!

Visit our supplier directory to view some gorgeous castle wedding venues.

A Quaint Irish Wedding at Darver Castle

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Kelly Jane Hartmann

Kelly is a former wedding planner and a lover of anything pink. She believes that any bride can plan her own wedding, with a few tips and helpful tools.
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