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Civil Ceremony or Church Wedding – Which is Right for you?

Planning to get married in Ireland? There are three types of ceremonies in which you and your partner will be legally married: civil ceremony, religious ceremony and secular ceremony. In Ireland, these are most commonly known as civil ceremony, church wedding and humanist wedding. Navigating your way through each type and their differences can be…

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Ex Masonic Girl’s Christmas Lunch 2018

Did you know Thomas Prior Hall was once a recreational area for a masonic girl’s school? These lovely ladies who we met with went to school here in the 1960’s and have been coming here every Christmas since 2008.   We loved hearing about their daily school life here which included of tales of cream…

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Wedding setup at Thomas Prior Hall

Spring Wedding Trends 2018

We are predicting the trends of 2018 Spring weddings! Lavendar  Lavender cocktails and lavender lemonade make a refreshing Spring drink. Add a touch of colour with a sprig of lemonade in ice cube. Poptails Pop a pop in a cocktail, to give your guests a refreshing hint of summer this spring. Textured Linens Add splash…

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Guests At Thomas Prior Hall

Wedding Trends That Ruled 2017

We saw many beautiful brides and grooms at Thomas Prior Hall in 2017 and loved all the unique ideas and little elegant details that made each wedding special. Here are our top picks from real weddings in 2017 that were our favourite trends for 2017. Red Wedding Dress We loved our brides Darina and Laura’s…

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Winter wedding

Winter Wedding Décor Ideas

5 Delightful ways to decorate your Winter Wedding Seasonal decorations are always a novel way of transforming your wedding reception form a traditional wedding reception into an enchanted winter wonderland. 1 Festive drinks reception Thinking of a drinks Receptions? How about a hot chocolate station for the non-drinkers? Cute marshmallows and personalized cups would add…

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Wedding Showcase

We are delighted to be hosting an in-house wedding showcase on Sunday 8th September from 1 pm – 4 pm and ​Sunday 10th November from 1 pm – 4 pm. We showcased some amazing suppliers Love Letters, Dundrum Blooms, Shootbooth, Wedding Love Letters Ireland, Tea for Tree, Creative Cakes and Couple Photography. We had a…

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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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