The Irish Wedding Awards 2017
Finalist List


Wedding Boutique of the Year
McElhinneys Bridal Rooms (Ballybofey)
Ophelia Bridal (Drogheda)
My Fair Lady (Castleblayney)
Modern Fashions (Dundalk)
The Wedding Gallery (Carrickmacross)

Tracy Bridal and Evening Wear (Galway)
Aibheil of Adare (Adare)
Wedding Boutique (Oranmore)
Amore Mio (Killaloe)
Belladonna Bridal (Galway)

Smart Brides (Portlaoise)
Patrick Casey Bridal Room (Ballymahon)
Abelle Bridal (Trim)
Amarra Bridal (Newbridge)
The White Room (Mullingar)


Myrtle Ivory Bridal Couture (Dublin)
Ciara Bridal (Dubin)
de Stafford Bridal (Dublin)
The Town Bride (Dublin)
The Bridal Outlet (Dublin)
Alice May Bridal (Dublin)

South East
Bijou Bridal (Tramore)
Sabella Bridal (Waterford)
Wedding Day Bridal Boutique (Selskar)
Runaway Bride (Wexford)
Embrace Bridal (Gorey)

South West

Bella Bleu Vintage Bridal (Cork)
Memories Bridal Boutique (Cork)
Cinderella’s Closet (Cork)
White Willow (Kenmare)
The Kerry Wedding Store & Bridal Boutique (Tralee)

Wedding Venue of the Year
Station House Hotel (Letterkenny)
Silver Tassie Hotel & Spa (Letterkenny)
Harvey’s Point (Donegal)
Darver Castle (Dundalk)
Errigal Country House Hotel (Cootehill)

The Ice House Hotel & Spa (Ballina)
Great National Hotel Ballina (Ballina)
Breaffy House Resort (Castlebar)
Galway Bay Hotel (Galway)
Mulranny Park Hotel (Westport)

The Millhouse (Slane)
Rathsallagh Country House (Dunlavin)
Ballymagarvey Village (Navan)
Boyne Hill House Estate (Navan)
Bellinter House (Navan)


Clontarf Castle Hotel (Dublin)
Royal Marine Hotel (Dublin)
Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel (Dublin)
The Merrion Hotel (Dublin)
The Westin (Dublin)

South East

Amber Springs Hotel & Health Spa (Gorey)
Barnabrow House (Midleton)
Ballyvolane House (Fermoy)
Marlfield House Hotel (Gorey)
Lyrath Estate Hotel (Kilkenny)

South West

Parknasilla Resport & Spa (Sneem)
Ballinacurra House (Kinsale)
Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa (Tralee)
Hayfield Manor Hotel (Cork)
Dunmore House Hotel (Clonakilty)

Florist of the Year

The Flower Studio (Dundalk)
Cherry Blossom Weddings (Ardee)
Tiger Lily Flowers (Letterkenny)
Ballybofey Florist (Ballybofey)
Love Blooms Flowers (Killybegs)


Knocknacarra Florists (Galway)
Castlebar Florists (Castlebar)
Balla Florists (Balla)
Brawn’s Florist (Westport)
Darling Buds of May (Ballina)

Petals & Pressies (Navan)
Sheefin Flowers (Mullingar)
Bennies Flowers (Tullamore)
Dooley’s Flowers (Athlone)
Fleming Florist (Naas)


Flowers Made Easy (Dublin)
Scarecrow Flowers (Dublin)
Miss Daisy Florist (Dublin)
Floral Scents (Dublin)

South East

Wedding Flowers With Love (Tullow)
Four Seasons Florist (Gorey)
Lamber de Bie Flowers Limited (Kilkenny)
Soah Flowers – Farm & Floral Design (Kilkenny)
Utopia Flowers (Ballytruckle)

South West

Bloomsday Flowers (Carrigtwohill)
Wonderous Weddings (Cork)
Ina McCarthy for Flowers (Midleton)
Kenmare Flowers (Kenmare)
Shades of Bloom (Killorglin)

Cake Designer of the Year
Heavenly Cakes by Louise Clarke (Carlingford)
Cake Magic (Redhills)
Cavan Caketastic (Cavan)
O’Hehirs Bakery (Donegal)
Park Lane Cakes (Kinlough)


Mayo Wedding Cakes (Ballina)
Just Baked (Castlebar)
Couture Cakes Galway (Galway)
The Danes Bakery (Limerick)
Grace Daniels Cakes (Ballinasloe)

Magical Cakes (Newbridge)
Bradbury’s Bakery (Athy)
The Food Store (Claremorris)
Amazing Cakes (Bray)


The Wedding Cake Boutique (Dublin)
Thunders Home Bakery (Dublin)
Coco Moiselle (Dublin)
Creative Cakes (Dublin)
The Cake Cuppery (Dublin)

South East
Caca Milis (Tramore)
Gracies Buns & Cakes (Waterford)
Cherub Couture Cakes (Waterford)
Jenny’s Cupcakes (Wexford)
The Cake Creator (Gorey)

South West
Heavenly Bakes (Tralee)
Cakes by Ruth (Cork)
O’Carrolls Cakes (Killarney)
Cakes by Dawn (Mallow)
Cakes by Caroline B (Mallow)

Hair & Makeup Salon of the Year
G&G (Letterkenny)
Beautyland (Letterkenny)
Rossano’s Hair & Beauty (Donegal)
Sculpt Studio (Letterkenny)
Elle Roo Hair Design (Bundoran)

Vanity Hair Design (Galway)
PrimaDonna Hairstudio (Galway)
Eileen’s Hair Studio (Swinford)
The Hair Fairy Salon (Galway)
Styles by Mags (Galway)

Eternal Flair (Newbridge)
Hairitage (Navan)
Mandika Hair Studio (Naas)
Adam Gayle Hairdressing & Lara Belle Make-Up (Navan)
Nvey Beauty & Hair (Navan)
Love My Hair (Athlone)

The Powder Room Girls (Dublin)
EF Creative Studios (Dublin)
Brown Sugar (Dublin)
Callan & Co (Dublin)
The Make Up Bar (Dublin)
Make-up Masters (Dublin

South East
Blush Beauty Salon (Ferns)
Saints Colour Specialist & Beauty (Ferns)
Kapelli Hair Studio (Kilkenny)
Eyrebrushed Makeup & Beauty Studios (Kilkenny)
The Powder Room Makeup Studio (Gorey)

South West
Glow Health & Beauty (Cahersiveen)
Brush ‘N’ Blush (Tralee)
Cathriona’s Hair Salon (Tralee)
Fossa Hair Salon (Killarney)
Hair Passion (Cork)

Wedding Entertainment of the Year
DJ Tommy Elliott (Kiltimagh)
Sonya Grimes Wedding Music (Dublin)
Digital DJs (Kildare)
Blue Moose (Wexford)
Pink Champagne Wedding Band (Kildare)
A Few Good Men (Dublin)
The Classic Beatles (Dublin)
Funky Functions (Dublin)
Star DJ’s (Dublin)
DJ Aidan Kavanagh (Dublin)

Honeymoon Planner of the Year
Abbey Travel (Dublin)
My Honeymoon (Cork)
McDermott Travel (Westport)
Travelmood (Dublin)
Island Escapes (Donabate)
Classic Resorts (Dublin)
Escape 2 (Dublin)
Fahy Travel Worldchoice (Galway)
Lee Travel (Cork)
Shandon Travel (Cork)

Transport Provider of the Year
Wedding Cars Ireland (Galway)
Classic & Vintage Wedding Cars (Julianstown)
U2R1 Wedding Cars (Claremorris)
AKP Chauffeur Drive Wedding Cars & Limousines (Navan)
Heritage Wedding Cars (Adare)
Blue Ribbon Wedding Specialists (Athlone)
Cassidy Chauffeurs (Dublin)
Absolute Limousines (Dublin)
Wedding Vintage Car Hire (Cork)
Smyth’s Wedding Cars (Rosscommon)

Event Decorators of the Year
I Do WoW Weddings (Letterkenny)
The Kerry Wedding Store & Bridal Boutique (Tralee)
Gotcha Covered (Dublin)
All About Weddings (Arklow)
Event Central (Dublin)
Vintage Affair (Citywest)
Aisle Love You (Dublin)
Party Parlour (Waterford)
Hireall (Sandyford)

Stationery Supplier of the Year
Wedding Print (Dublin)
Parlour Press (Skerries)
Save the Date (Galway)
Lantz Cards Direct (Dublin)
Eventful (Ramelton) (Farranfore)
Love Letters Wedding Stationery (Dublin)
Daintree Paper (Dublin)
Finer Details (Clonakilty)
On Silver Pond (Limerick)

Wedding Accessories Provider of the Year
Nicola Ross (Naas)
Vintage Pearl Bridal (Galway)
Cameo Bridal (Kilkenny)
Pearls and Lace (Donegal Town)
Cinders Shoe Heaven (Dublin)
Hat Shop (Galway)
Carol Kennelly Millinery (Tralee)
Jem Heads (Ardee)
Simply Veils (Greystones)
Wilde by Design (Dublin)

Wedding Specialist Supplier of the Year
Marquee Marvel (Tuam)
Marquee Weddings in Ireland (Drogheda)
Black and White Events (Cork)
Shoot Booth (Kiltiernan)
Rocket Pyrotechnics (Roundwood)
Nationwide Fireworks (Wexford)
The Chocolate Fountain Station (Dublin)
CandyLady (Rathcoole)
Pavilions Marquees (Loughrea)

Local Wedding Exhibition of the Year
Mid West Bridal Exhibition organised by Holman Lee Agency (Limerick)
The Spectacular Vintage Wedding Fair organised by Spectacular Vintage Events (Cork)
Wedding Show Journal (Dublin)
Dream Wedding Exhibition organised by Catwalk Model Agency (Galway)
Castlemartyr Wedding Fair (Castlemartyr Resort)
Ultimate Weddings Live! (Newcastle)
The Wedding & Honeymoon Show (Dublin)
Athlone Springs Hotel Wedding Fair (Athlone)

Romantic Venue of the Year
Lough Eske Castle – A Solis Hotel & Spa (Donegal Town)
Belleek Castle (Ballina)
Muckross Park Hotel & Spa (Killarney)
Glenlo Abbey Hotel (Galway)
The Lodge at Ashford Castle (Cong)
Luttrellstown Castle Resort (Castleknock)
Carrig Country House & Restaurant (Killorglin)
Temple House (Ballymote)
Finnstown Castle Hotel (Lucan)
Carton House Hotel (Maynooth)

Caterer of the Year
Eunice Power (Dungarvan)
John Coughlan Catering (Lucan)
Masterchefs Hospitality (Limerick)
Gourmet Food Parlour (Swords)
Event Catering (Cork)
Corrib Catering (Galway)
Forest Catering (Oranmore)
Andrew Holmes Catering (Greystones)

Jewellers of the Year
Commins & Co (Dublin)
Voltaire Diamonds (Dublin)
Lazlo Jewellers (Galway)
Keanes Jewellers (Cork)
DesignYard (Dublin)
Magill Jewellers (Monaghan)
Appleby Jewellers (Dublin)
Bespoke Diamonds (Dublin)
Hartmanns of Galway (Galway)
Boodles (Dublin)

Photographer of the Year
Alex Hutchinson Photography (Dublin)
Mark Capilitan Photography (Strandhill)
Rahsida Keenan Photography (Dundalk)
Weddings By Kara (Dublin)
Bruno Rosa Photography (Dalkey)
Photos by Jen (Dublin)
Anna Frins Photography (Nenagh)
Ciara O’Donnell Photography (Tralee)
Ken Doyle Photography (Monaghan)

Freelance Wedding Hair & Makeup Specialist of the Year
Charlene Campbell (Charlene Campbell Professional Makeup Artist, Kells)
Emer Coen (Hair by Emer, Tuam)
Michelle Montgomery (Michelle Montgomery Make Up, Dundrum)
Danielle Mahon (Danielle Mahon Makeup Studios, Dublin)
Ailbhe Lynch (Ailbhe Lynch - Make Up Artist, Dublin)
Clare Hogan (Clare Hogan Makeup Artist, Wicklow)
Aisling Eyre (Make Up by Ash, Dublin)
Catherine Hickey (Catherine Hickey Make-Up & Hair, Limerick)
Claire Noonan (Makeup by Claire, Tipperary)

Videographer of the Year
Edithouse Wedding Films (Greystones)
Keith Malone Wedding Films (Roundwood)
Bride & Groom Films (Tallaght)
Cathal Farrelly Films (Navan)
Richard Gill (Foxrock)
Professional Irish Wedding Films (Leinster)
Video Productions (Longford)
Vivid Eye Wedding Video (Dublin)
Kerbute Productions (Dublin)
Fireworks Video (Dalgany)

Wedding Planner of the Year
True Romance Weddings (Loughrea)
Chic Events (Dublin)
Elegant Events (Dublin)
The Wedding Expert (Dublin)
Frog Prince Wedding & Events (Dublin)
Gotcha Covered (Dublin)
Planit Weddings (Kilcoole)
Olivia Buckley Events (Killarney)
House of Hannah (Dublin)

Groomswear Supplier of the Year
Esquire Formal Menswear (Limerick City)
Evolve Menswear Wedding & Formal Hire (Letterkenny)
Dorian Black (Dublin)
Bond Brothers (Goatstown)
Aston Formal Wear (Dublin)
Corless Formalwear (Galway)
AB Formal Wear (Swords)
Tom Murphy Menswear (Cork City)
Hennessey’s Formal Wear for Men (Kilkenny)
Fitzgerald Menswear (Waterford)




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