Entries by Lorraine


How Much Does Wedding Makeup Cost in Ireland?

We always say how important it is that your wedding budget is grounded in reality. By that, we mean you should check out average costs and email vendors before getting your heart set on anything. To help make sure you’ve got your ducks in a row, we’ve got a guide on how much your wedding […]

10 Irish Women Wedding Vendors We Love

There are so many amazing female wedding vendors on this tiny island, so this post was absolute agony to put together. We’ll have to follow-up with the rest of the women that work wedding miracles ASAP. For now, here’s 10 incredible Irish women wedding vendors. Vegan Bakery Buttercream Dream, Dublin Lauren set up vegan bakery […]

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

No matter what kind of wedding you’re having, your bridesmaids will be taking on some crucial tasks and supporting you through some stressful moments. Choose people who are genuinely interested in helping you have a great wedding. If you’re not sure how to pick the best people for the job, read on. Bridesmaid Material It […]

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 […]