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Balancing the cost of weddings at Thomas Prior Hall

Is it rude to ask your friends to help pay for the wedding?

Like many Irish people living abroad, when it comes to organising a wedding back in Ireland, it can be a difficult process to organise your wedding party while living away from home. Relying on friends and family to organise and oversee booking a wedding reception venue and suppliers for the wedding party can be a…

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Interesting Wedding Entertainment

Carnival games Thinking of a fun wedding with lots of extended family and kids? The type for special day that all the family can enjoy? What about having a fun fair theme? All the kids and grown up kids will be blown away with Fun fair games such as tin cat alley, hook a duck…

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Remembering a loved one at your wedding Thomas Prior Hall

Remembering a loved one at a wedding

Many couples will be touched with loss one way or another. Whether a close relative or friend, it is a lovely thought to remember those that have passed at your special day. One thing to consider is the way in which you remember your lost loved one, without casting a melancholy mood over the celebration….

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Real Weddings at Thomas Prior Hall

“For us it was the atmosphere of the room. There was a magical feeling when we stepped into it. It was beautifully lit up with candles and the exquisite chandeliers. Other factors for us was its location and the quality of food served.” “We chose colours, table displays and flowers that we thought would remind…

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5 dream destinations for your honeymoon

5 dream destinations for your honeymoon

The honeymoon is most likely the most significant holiday a couple will take. After the stress of planning the wedding itself, the honeymoon is the time for the couple to relax and utterly ‘chill’. The wedding team at Thomas Prior Hall have put together a list of their dream destinations: Venice, Italy Why go? There…

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Poems for your wedding ceremony

During the Wedding Ceremony, types of readings differ on the type of ceremony you choose. Catholic Wedding Ceremony During your catholic wedding ceremony, the priest will choose the gospel reading for the wedding ceremony. There are a prescribed list of readings for the first and second reading that you can choose from.  Further information can…

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Who should pay for your wedding?

Yourself! If you can’t afford to get married, then don’t get married is one debate! But the old debate of Mummy & Daddy paying for the big day will crop up again and again. The wedding team is divided on the best options for who should foot the bill! The old fashioned rules of certain…

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Wedding Trends – Wedding Jewellery

Diamond Chokers Some wedding dresses need an embellishment around the neck- the dress will sit perfectly, but a small addition of a diamond choker is simple elegance. Top Tip – Necklaces are for your wedding day and beyond- as an investment piece think of something that you will wear and wear again- or special occasions…

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Wedding décor

We’ve taken a look at Pantones colour predictions for 2018 in order to best predict the colours that will be trending for 2018 weddings. The selection of eight groups are interestingly titled; Verdure, Resourceful, Playful, Discretion, Far-Fetched, Intricacy, Tech-nique. Verdure Based on vegetable-inspired colours- like celery and foliage combined with berry colours, such as purple…

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Bridesmaid Dresses

The word bridesmaid often brings to mind the duality of equal pleasure and dread. Pleasure in the honour of being asked and dread with the implications of the dreaded bridesmaid dress. But the dress doesn’t have to be the nightmare that is always associated with. We came across these fabulous dresses by Eliza & Ethan-…

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