We had bog the donkey at our wedding in August and really were so disappointed with how it all panned out. We went to see them in Kilarney and they were great - so friendly. We booked them first thing Monday morning, very excited.
Issues we had on the night: Firstly, they took one hour and 25 minutes to set up, we did not have our first dance until after 11:25 pm. I can appreciate they were there on time etc, but taking that amount of time to set up was very disappointing considering the co-coordinator of our wedding at the venue said that bands usually take 45 minutes to set up!When we asked the band as to what time they would be ready they had said 11 pm - latest, however this was not the case and there was no apology offered. Also, I had agreed in advance with the bands coordinator that the band would not take a break, while I have no issue in principle with the band taking a break but given that they only started at approx 11:25 pm I thought it to be unreasonable to take a break within an hour given the amount of money we had paid. I had said so to them on the night prior to them taking the break, and found them to be rude towards me. Guests had commented and how long it had taken them to set up, their approach towards our wedding and then taking a break so early. Although they play well and are lively, I regret booking them. I had other entertainment and bands playing for the reception music etc. and they were so friendly and organised. When I conveyed my disappointment to their co-coordinator after our wedding in August this year, no apology was offered and no explanation was offered as to why they took 1 hour and 25 minutes to set up and had a break (they didn't play for the two hours). I regret not going with my second choice! -- just a heads up! Their DJ who joined us afterwards was lovely and good fun.