Winners of the weddingsonline Awards 2017 announced!

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Winners of the weddingsonline Awards 2017 revealed!

The weddingsonline Awards 2017 winners were announced on Monday February 20th at Clontarf Castle, during a glitzy black tie gala ceremony co-hosted by actress and Dancing with the Stars contestant Aoibhín Garrihy and sponsored by wedding planning software Moposa.

The country’s top wedding businesses and services gathered at the much anticipated event to celebrate the winners of Ireland’s leading wedding awards.

Creative documentary wedding photographer DKPHOTO and Ballinacurra House, the luxurious exclusive wedding venue in Kinsale, Co. Cork, were the two overall winners of the 8th annual weddingsonline Awards.

Over 30,000 couples voted for their favourite suppliers and venues in a range of categories, which were then judged by a panel of digital marketing professionals and wedding industry experts. Judges this year were Sara Kennedy, sales & marketing specialist and wedding blogger for, Mark Richardson, Ireland’s leading sales and communication skills expert, Ciamh McCrory, digital & communications guru and Laura Holland, Entertainment Editor for

The 33 categories in the weddingsonline Awards 2017 include a range of wedding services offered to engaged couples nationwide, from venues to bands, to stationery and photographers.

“The annual weddingsonline Awards which are now in their 8th year, have become the industry standard, rewarding the commitment, professionalism and outstanding service given by the Irish wedding industry,” said Peter Bryans, MD of weddingsonline. “I know that both nominees and winners alike, are honoured and pleased that their dedication and hard work has been acknowledged by couples all over the country and it’s a fantastic achievement.”


For further media information please contact:

Jonathan Bryans | Tel: 01 905 9680 or email: [email protected]

NOTES TO EDITORS: the full list of category winners follows

CATEGORY AWARDS      weddingsonline Awards 2017

Band of the Year

Sway Social

weddingsonline award winners Gavin McCormack and Ed O’Leary, from Sway Social who won Band of the Year 2017

Bridalwear Supplier of the Year

Little White Dress – Dublin

Cake Designer of the Year

Amazing Cakes

Candy Buffet Supplier of the Year

Carolyn’s Sweets

Castle Venue of the Year

Barberstown Castle

Church Singer of the Year

Bridal by Nikki Kavanagh

DJ of the Year

Munster DJ Hire

Entertainer of the Year

Shane Black – Psychological Magician

Exclusive Venue of the Year

Ballinacurra House

Floral Designer of the Year

Wedding Flowers by Josephine

Groomswear Supplier of the Year

Suits You

Hair Stylist of the Year

Vow 2 Wow Bridal Hair

Hotel Venue of the Year Connaught

Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa, Sligo

Hotel Venue of the Year Leinster

Rathsallagh Country House

weddingsonline award winners Rathsallagh House, who won Hotel Venue of the Year Leinster 2017

Hotel Venue of the Year Munster

Garryvoe Hotel

Hotel Venue of the Year Ulster

Lough Eske Castle

Jeweller of the Year

Bespoke Diamonds

Jewellery and Accessory Designer of the Year

Make Up Artist of the Year

Glamour By Dawn

Newcomer of the Year

Dublin Bridal House

Photo Booth Supplier of the Year

Instaglam Photobooths and Selfie Mirror

Photographer of the Year


Restaurant Venue of the Year

The Red Door Country House

Stationery Designer of the Year

Amore Wedding Stationery by Donna Gormley Design

Transport Supplier of the Year

TLC – The Limo Company

Venue Co-Ordinator of the Year

Ben and Andrezj – Garryvoe Hotel

Venue Décor and Event Stylist of the Year

I Do Candle Lighting

Videographer of the Year

Birds of a Feather

Waterside Venue of the Year

The Landmark Hotel

Wedding Planner of the Year

The Wedding Festival

Weddings Abroad Supplier of the Year

I Do Knot

Overall Venue of the Year

Ballinacurra House

Overall Wedding Supplier of the Year


Judges Commendations

Ballymagarvey Village

Judges Commendations

Four Seasons Hotel, Carlingford

Judges Commendations

The Brehon, Killarney

Judges Commendations

Four Seasons Hotel, Monaghan

Judges Commendations

Gary Barrett Photography

Judges Commendations

Megan Hughes – Four Seasons Hotel, Carlingford

Judges Commendations

Armada Hotel

Main Photo: weddingsonline award winners Ballinacurra House who won Exclusive Venue of the Year 2017 and Overall Venue of the Year