Entries by Lorraine

Bride-to-Be Spending Diary: Lorna, 26, Dublin, Marketing

Inspired by Irish bloggers and their spending diaries – namely Amy Mulvaney’s weekly Insta-roundups, Only a Wedding has started a series on the spending habits on brides-to-be. We’ll see what saving looks like for women planning weddings across the UK and Ireland. Want in on the action? Email lorraine@onlyawedding.ie with “Spending Diary” in the subject […]

How to Pick Your Bridesmaids

You could root out an Ouija board an ask the spirit world which pals would make the best bridesmaids, but who has the time? Instead, we’ve written a quick and easy guide on picking your bridesmaids. Bridesmaid Material It goes without saying that your bridesmaids should be the pals you’re closest to, but it’s also important […]

8 Leafy Escape Wedding Venues | Villages + Private Hires

Want an unplugged wedding? We’ve rounded up some of the most lush, leafy, secluded places to get married in Ireland. From private-hire country houses to purpose-built wedding villages, you’re gonna find something you like. We’ve also linked real weddings in every image caption, from photographers who have shot at the listed locations. Perfect if you […]

The Handiest Wedding Dress Cleaning Service EVER

Wedmin doesn’t stop once you walk down the aisle. Thankfully we’ve found a service based in Celbridge, Kildare, that takes the pain out of one of the less exciting post-wedding tasks: cleaning and storing the dress. The wedding dress cleaning service at Simplyclean caught our eye because of the genius delivery and packaging extras. Once your […]

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Alternative Wedding Entertainment Ideas | Unique Reception Performers

If you’re bored of traditional wedding entertainment, fear not. There are loads of alternative acts and performers to choose from, and we’ve listed some of the coolest. Live Wedding Illustrations Caricaturists go down a treat at weddings, but if the feature-exaggerating style doesn’t float your boat, look to a live wedding illustrator. Much like caricaturists, […]


Cool Afternoon Tea Hen Party Ideas in Ireland

Afternoon tea is one of Ireland’s most popular alternatives to a night-on-the-tiles hen do. We’ve rounded up some of the cooler, more luxurious and more Only a Wedding-style places to have an afternoon tea hen party in Ireland. Pass the sugar! Montenotte Hotel, Cork Check out Cork’s Montenotte Hotel for afternoon tea without a doily […]