A Spectacular Wedding With Winter Sparkle

Real Weddings

“Our wedding theme/colours… Winter sparkle!”


Names: Rachel Halpin & Seamus O’Sullivan

Length of engagement:  1 year

Wedding Date: 22.12.2018

Wedding location: Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge

Photographer: Michael Grubka from MG Photography


We met… 6 years ago, in a chipper after a night out!



Our proposal… December 2017



Our wedding theme/colours… Winter sparkle!



Things we DIY’d/made ourselves… Memory table.



My dress… Bridal Hall, Ballybrittas



My hair and make up… Hair by a family friend Audrey, Makeup by Rebecca O’Sullivan



His suit… Richie Whelan’s, Naas, Co. Kildare


What our bridal party wore… Bridesmaids wore dark pink dresses by Pamela Scott, and ivory faux fur shrugs.



Our ceremony… Carmelite Church, Kildare Town.



We chose our photographer because… Great reviews, and we instantly liked him from our first meeting. Michael was very professional, and we felt at ease in his company. We were delighted with our photographs.



We chose our venue because… It was close to home, and has an excellent reputation for hosting all events.



Our menu… Chicken and mushroom vol au vent, cream of vegetable soup, beef or symphony of seafood, chocolate roulade. Washed down with loads of wine 🙂



Our honeymoon… Minimoon to Budapest for three nights, “real” honeymoon on the way!



My favourite part of the wedding day… The wedding mass, and the first dance.



My piece of advice for other couples… Enjoy the day! Have faith that all your suppliers know their stuff, you are in safe hands 🙂




Wedding venue: The Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge, Co. Kildare | Photographer: Michael Grubka Photography | Videographer: Withheartweddings | Musician: Friends/family of the bride and groom | DJ: Fergie Pearson | Hair: Family friend | Makeup: Rebecca O’Sullivan | Dress: Bridal Hall, Ballybrittas | Suit: Richie Whelan’s, Naas, Co. Kildare | Bridesmaids dresses: Pamela Scott | Cake: Family member | Celebrant: Fr Adrian Carbery