Irish Manor House

Nicole and Joe were such a sweet couple. They first met in high school all of those years ago and after getting engaged contacted us here at Elope to Ireland almost immediately after.

They wanted a garden feel and Joe is a keen fisherman so we got right to it and chose one of my favourite venues for their elopement, Mount Juliet where they planned an outdoor wedding in May in the garden of the Irish Manor house.

They made it an intimate family day by having their parents there to witness their intimate outdoor garden ceremony and I have to say it was just stunning.

Photographers Peaches & Twine captured the light and love on the day on film.

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Gothic Elopement in Two Castles!

When I first spoke to Mirya and she described her vision and what she wanted for her elopement day, I nearly jumped out of my seat because I knew the perfect locations for them! Often I would have a good feeling about a few locations for a couple but this time my heart started pounding and knew we needed to make this happen.

There was to be nothing seaside, no beach, forestry was fine and the dream was something Victorian or Gothic.

Thank heavens for a change of style! I had been waiting patiently for a couple who would really embrace these two beautiful castle locations that I had been holding on to and this was them!

Mirya and Stephen began planning a wedding at home and realized quickly that is was not what they wanted. Eloping to Ireland became a bit of a joke, then a pipe dream that they didn’t know could be possible. Finally on a whim, they actually made the first step of looking into it, they found us, and we were off planning everything they had only dreamed of.

Neirjus from K Photography was there to capture it all and this is what their elopement looked like.

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Stunning! Personal and so very like them. It looks like they were styled into the location.

Thanks so much again Neirjus for the beautiful photos and congratulations to Mirya and Stephen!!

Young Love and Castle Ruins

Young Love and Castle Ruins

Young love is quiet and shy and demure. That also describes Noelle and Rob who eloped to Ireland and were married quietly at a castle ruins in Co Kerry with us last spring.

From Massachusetts, they had known each other for over 4 years and cherished their relationship so much that as soon as Rob proposed while hiking in Maine, that they would keep their wedding private, quiet and intimate.

Neither of the two had been to Ireland before but as each had always wanted to come, off they went on an adventurous trip to get married at a castle near the Irish seaside!

Noelle had done some research and really liked Dingle so that is where we started our focus and with so many beautiful options their location was set.

We checked with all of our fave suppliers to make their day memorable, beautiful and fun and we were all set!

Here is what the day looks like through the lens of Andrew O’Dwyer who we love to work with. Thanks as usual Andrew!!

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Congratulations again to Noelle and Rob. What an adorable, sweet couple. And thanks again to Andrew O’Dwyer!

Irish Seaside Elopement

Cassandra and Jennifer didn’t have an easy time of their relationship. As a same sex couple living in the southern states of America they came up against a lot of adversity. They knew that Ireland had just legalized same sex marriage by popular vote and that they could indeed legally get married here without difficulty or worry however it made me really sad that they still felt they had to ask if I would help them.

How awful that ANY two people in love feel that they have to ask that question!

Obviously there was no hesitation  and as we kept talking their adoration for each other was absolutely clear as you can see below.

We immediately began planning their elopement on the Irish seaside in Co Kerry.

This is how their day went with beautiful photos by Bartek Witek. It was a stunner all around for sure!

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So so happy for them both! xx

Elopement Brides Bouquets

As we have mentioned, our couples elope to Ireland for a variety of reasons. Each couple being individual, we try really hard to create a memorable sentimental wedding day for them.

Just as each bride carefully chooses her wedding dress, so we try really hard to arrange their bouquet to compliment it to their specifications.

Here are a few examples of what our past brides have asked for. Beautiful and individual just like each bride.

Kelly’s bouquet Photo by David Hogan

Chelsea’s bouquet Photo by Mike Patterson

Ashton’s bouquet and head wreath Photo by White Cat Studio

Autumn’s bouquet Photo by Philip Daly

Debbie’s bouquet Photo by McMahon Studios

Andi’s bouquet photo by David Hogan

Annie’s bouquet photo by Aoife Herriott

Ariana’s bouquet and headwreath photo by The Lou’s

Debbie’s bouquet photo by Inspired by Love

Kara’s bouquet photo by Poppies & Me

Kristie’s bouquet photo by Fine Art Weddings

Do you have a favorite? And what will your bouquet look like when you elope to Ireland?