Category Archives: Wedding Videographer

Silver Wedding Video Package In Hugginstown

In this blog post we are featuring the wedding of Deirdre and Andrew who tied the knot in the Church of the Holy Trinity Hugginstown Kilkenny  a big thank you to them for choosing Drangan Video for videography and allowing  their wedding video to be shared on line.

Here at Drangan Video we offer a wide range of videography packages one to suit every budget, Deirdre and Andrew availed of our Silver wedding video  package which provides coverage of morning bridal preps up to and including the drinks reception at the wedding venue.
I really enjoyed shooting this wedding   the bridal preps were the highlight of the video shoot  a wonderful cast featuring  Deirdre in the lead roll as the happy bubbly bride and her two little support stars  Ellie-May and Saoirse  running around and keeping an eye out for the arrival of the bridal car, we  captured loads of natural dialogue in the house providing a nice sound mix for the final cut

Bridal Suite In Langton House Hotel Kilkenny

Hugginstown  village is located between Kilkenny and Waterford in south  Kilkenny,  Hugginstown is associated with Carrickshock GAA club, who play their hurling  games in the village.
The wedding ceremony was conducted by Fr. Jim Murphy in the  Church of the Holy Trinity Hugginstown, it was a nice relaxed ceremony, James Rice and Deirdre Gannon O’ Shea provided a beautiful selection of music and vocals.

Wedding Video In Hugginstown Kilkenny

Video coverage of Deirdre & Andrew’s big day  concluded with the arrival of the the couple for the drinks reception in the ever popular Langton House Hotel which is one of the top wedding venues in Kilkenny.
The Set Theatre at Langtons was  created by a London  designer, it is a lovely drinks reception venue, the Set  is also popular for private civil ceremonies or a full wedding reception or evening reception. Adding to the splender of the Set  is the private courtyard where guests can relax and chill out over a coffee or a few drinks.

Wedding Couple In The set Theatre Kilkenny

If you are planning a wedding in Kilkenny and looking for a wedding videographer with flair, please do get in contact with Eamon here at any time. Our dedication to providing you with a service that is professional and our top class customer service, make us the number one choice for wedding videos in Kilkenny and the surrounding counties.

More Kilkenny wedding news soon.

Getting Married in Thurles

Here at Drangan Video, we have had the pleasure of providing wedding videography services for brides and grooms the length and breadth of the country. Over the next few weeks, we are going to look at some of Ireland’s most popular destinations and venues and explore what makes each area so special for our happy couples. In this blog post we are heading to the home of the GAA in scenic Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

If you have recently gotten engaged and are hoping to exchange vows in the wonderful town of Thurles, we hope you find this article both informative and inspiring. Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions about venues in the area or if you would like to see a sample of weddings we have filmed in the town and it’s surrounds

Wedding Videographer In Thurles Co. Tipperary
About Thurles:

Thurles is a spirited town situated in northern Tipperary and is mostly known for being the birthplace of the GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association). It is also a favourite choice for third level students right across the country, who help to bring a certain vibrancy and atmosphere to the town. Thurles is home to the second largest GAA stadium in the country – Semple Stadium.

Situated on the banks of the River Suir and nestled between the Silvermine Mountains and the Slieveardagh Hills, Thurles is a wonderfully scenic town in which to exchange your vows.

For those of you who are opting for a Church wedding, the cathedral in Thurles is a most impressive building. The beautiful rose window and striking architectural features make this one of the most remarkable Cathedrals in the country and a wonderful place in which to host your ceremony.

First Look Wedding Video Anner Hotel Thurles
Wedding Venues in Thurles:

Over the past number of years we have been honoured to provide our wedding videography services to couples getting married in Thurles and we look forward to returning there each and every time.
We find that the vast majority of our brides and grooms have opted to host their celebrations in the 4* Anner Hotel, situated on the outskirts of Thurles town. If you are considering this hotel as your venue, let us assure you that you could not be in better hands. The Anner Hotel is known widely for it’s immaculately landscaped gardens, top class customer service and tasteful décor. With 92 rooms available, it is the perfect choice for those who really want to celebrate in style.

Other Venues in Thurles:

Inch House Country House: An approved civil ceremony venue, this wonderful Georgian mansion is ideal for those who are hoping for a more intimate celebration. The venue caters for groups of up to 70 people and you can be assured they will go the extra mile to make your day one to remember.

A Bit Further Afield:

Perhaps you wish to explore the towns and venues outside the Thurles area? Do take a look at some of our favourite venues listed below which are all located within driving distance of Thurles town.

Ashley Park House: This wonderfully picturesque venue is situated in 76 acres of scenic woodland and manicured gardens. Perfect for those who want to celebrate in style.

Weddings In Coolbawn Quay Lough Derg Tipperary

Coolbawn Quay: For a location with a difference, we highly recommend Coolbawn Quay in Lough Derg. This wonderful private resort allows you to have the venue to yourselves with an onsite pavilion in which to exchange your vows. Well worth checking out during your search for the perfect wedding location.

Wedding Videography Services in Thurles, Co. Tipperary

Please do feel free to get in touch with Eamon here at Drangan Video at any time. Drangan offers top class wedding videography services for weddings in Thurles, Nenagh and all other locations in the Tipperary area. We are happy to assist you throughout the wedding planning process and will always be on hand to answer any questions you may have.

The Beautiful River Suir In Tipperary

Drangan Video offers professional wedding videos at competitive rates, we use only the most modern of equipment and pride ourselves on delivering a product and service that is of the very highest quality. All of our editing is completed in-house, meaning we have complete control at every step. Give us a call today or get in touch by filling out the contact form right here on the website.

Local Wedding Video In Drangan Tipperary

Here at Drangan Video in Tipperary we just love local weddings, every year we  are fortunate to provide videography for so many weddings  in Tipperary, Kilkenny and many other counties ,  thanks to all the happy couples past and future  that have said yes to us as their preferred choice of  wedding videographer.
In this week’s  blog news  we are  delighted to be featuring a very local wedding that of Catherine Maher and Tom Kennedy,  the Maher family are our  closest  neighbours, just a 3 min drive from our studio in Drangan  it was my shortest journey ever to a bridal preps  location.

Catherine is the youngest and the only girl in  a family of four, the photo that she is holding is that of her late Mum and Dad,  it was a morning of mixed emotions for this beautiful  young Bride  to be. Catherine’s older brothers have always looked out for her, they pulled out all the stops for her big day on Saturday May 6th 2017 leaving no stone unturned in making it the happiest day of  her life.
The Maher family were so friendly and welcoming,  cups of tea, snacks and cakes were a slight distraction for the videographer. When the Bride was dressed and ready she stopped off at the old family farm house for photos with her brothers, Catherine has happy memories of the old homestead and her parents.

Drangan Village/ Drangan Video

When  we set up our videography business  one  of the first tasks was choosing a company name  for  our new  business venture, we decided to call it after our local village, we are proud to be keeping our small village on the map with our company  brand name.
The church of the Immaculate Conception is situated smack bang in the middle of  Drangan, the Archway Bar is only a two minute walk from the church  so no prize given for figuring out where to find Tom and the boys, it was another nice opportunity to grab nice pre -ceremony footage for the wedding film

Drangan Video Productions Tipperary

The wedding ceremony was celebrated by Fr. Tony Lambe, it was a nice ceremony Fr. Tony’s light hearted approach helped to keep the  slightly nervous bride and groom calm a relaxed throughout, Andrea Ruth Houlihan provided the church music and singing, her amazing voice filled every corner of the crowed church. Tom is a proud follower of Tipperary Hurling he hails from Carrick On Suir and plays  hurling with his local GAA club,  Catherine and Tom now mr. and mrs. Kennedy were greeted by an  archway of clattering hurls formed by Tom’s team mates ,  its always a moment worth capturing on video.

Edmund Rice Heritage Centre Callan Kilkenny

We stopped off the Edmund Rice Heritage Centre , Wescourt Callan, for the photo shoot with the bridal party.
Blessed Edmund Rice was the founder of the Christian Brothers and Presentation Brothers.
The thatched house at “Westcourt”, Callan, Co. Kilkenny in which Edmund was born  is almost 300 years old. The perfectly preserved house consists of six rooms a kitchen, parlour, breakfast room and three bedrooms. The grounds surrounding  the house are  lovely  for wedding video and photo shoots, we got some great video shots with Catherine and Tom, just natural relaxed footage of a couple very much  in love and enjoying their first hours as husband and wife.

Wedding Videographer In Kilkenny and Tipperary
Hotel Kilkenny Wedding Venue

Hotel Kilkenny is one of my favourite wedding venues in Kilkenny, Catherine and Tom enjoyed a fab wedding reception in the upper level  Skyline Suite.

Catherine and Tom were the ideal couple to work with, both so relaxed  and easygoing  they are delighted with their wedding video and the short edit highlights film.

Wedding Video In Drangan Co. Tipperary

If you are  in the process of  planning your big day and are thinking of hiring a wedding videographer, please feel free to contact Eamon here at Drangan Video who will be happy to offer advice on our new and exciting range  of wedding video packages for 2018/2019.
Check out our wedding video samples  on our website www.dranganvideo.com  check us out on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

More Tipperary and Kilkenny wedding news soon
Eamon.

Apps and Websites to Help Plan your Wedding

For those of you who have recently celebrated your engagement, we would like to introduce you to some of the most helpful apps and websites available for planning your big day. In today’s modern world, we are lucky to have hundreds of Apps and thousands of websites that can assist with the wedding planning process. Most of these Apps and websites are free to use, whilst some charge a nominal fee. The team here at Drangan Video are in a unique position in that we speak to Brides and Grooms from Tipperary, Kilkenny and many other counties  on a weekly basis, they have been kind enough to share with us, their recommendations for wedding planning tools both online and offline.

Planning a wedding in Thurles Tipperary
Pinterest

A firm favourite with all our Brides and Grooms, Pinterest is essentially a scrapbooking website where you can explore ideas for your upcoming wedding. Pinterest allows you to browse by category and view other members boards, it also allows you to add your favourite snippets of information and inspiration from any online sources.

WedPics

One of our personal favourite wedding Apps. By asking each of your guests to install the WedPics App on your big day, you will have full access to each and every photograph your guests take on their smartphones or tablets. This easy to use App is a must have addition to any wedding party.

Wedding Planning Complete

Wedding Planning Complete is available for all Android and IOS operating systems and is a superb tool for planning your big day. The App allows you to assign roles to your bridal party, share messages on Twitter and Facebook, prepare your guest list, arrange your seating plan and prepare your checklists and budget.

Tipperary bride  planning her wedding

 

Appy Couple

The Appy Couple App, allows you to send invites, upload directions, receive RSVP’s, upload maps, accommodation options and a wealth of information that will prove invaluable to your guests. This App can totally eliminate the need for physical invitations and greatly reduce your wedding stationery budget.
There are also a number of wonderful online Irish communities available for those of you who are in the throes of planning your wedding day. We can wholly recommend the following websites for invaluable information, tips, checklists, inspiration and more:

One Fab Day

Onefabday.com is a choc-a-bloc full of information and guidelines to assist you with the planning for your big day. Once you reach the site, make sure to confirm your location by selecting the flag on the top right-hand corner of the screen and selecting ‘Ireland and N.I.”.

Mrs2be

Mrs2be.ie is another fantastic online resource for all your wedding planning needs.

Hitched

Hitched.ie offers wedding planning tips, a list of nationwide vendors, informative articles and checklists to make planning for your big day as stress-free as possible.

Confetti

Confetti.ie is quite similar to Hitched, however it’s well worth visiting both websites to ensure you’re getting all the information you need.

wedding planning on pinterest

 

 

 

The above selection is just a small sample of what’s available online for your wedding planning needs. If you have a website or App that you would like to recommend, we would love to hear your thoughts.

The team here at Drangan Video provide nationwide wedding videography services and will always be available to answer any questions you may have regarding  your wedding in Tipperary, Kilkenny or any other county.

 

Is Wedding Insurance Worth it?

In this wedding blog post we are having a look at the idea setting  up wedding insurance,  most couples will agree  that its not the most glamorous part of wedding planning,  wedding insurance  might seem like an  unnecessary cost  but what happens if something  goes wrong on the most important day of your life, so is wedding insurance worth it ?

Wedding Video Tipperary

Over the past number of years, we have heard ‘wedding insurance’ mentioned a number of times by our wonderful brides and grooms. Some wonder if it is worth the cost, others are very grateful that they did take out a policy, because of unforeseen circumstances on the day. With this in mind we have taken an in-depth look at some of the wedding insurance policies offered in Ireland and hope you find this information useful when it comes to deciding if wedding insurance is right for you. Please note we have just researched companies that offer insurance cover for weddings taking place in Ireland, these do not cover weddings abroad.

Who provides wedding insurance in Ireland?

From our research we have found that quite a lot of mainstream insurance providers will also provide cover for weddings. However, their policies do vary massively so in our opinion it’s worth going with a dedicated wedding insurer. It’s also worth checking with your existing home insurance provider to see if they can offer you any cover and whether a discount can be offered to existing customers.

The main dedicated wedding insurance providers in Ireland appear to be:

• Weddinginsurance.ie
Irishweddinginsurance.ie
Weddingcover.ie

Mainstream providers who have also appeared in our searches:

• Sheridan.ie
Insure4less.ie
Blueinsurance.ie

How much does wedding insurance cost?

From our research we have found that wedding insurance is a once off payment ranging from €34 right up to €145. The higher the premium, the higher the maximum payment is for a cancellation on your big day.

What does the policy cover?

Most policies that we have researched will cover cancellation of venues, suppliers, gifts, personal liability, cars and transport, accidents, legal expenses and smaller items such as rings, flowers and cakes.

Optional extras are also available on most policies and these can cover marquee damage or cancellation and public liability cover.

So is it worth it?

For such a small payment, I do think taking out an insurance policy to cover all eventualities would certainly be worth it. When we think of the amount of organisation and the years of savings that go into planning a wedding, the premium prices we have found online are extremely minimal. That said, in a lot of cases, insurance cover may not be required; all hotels and venues will have their own insurance policies in place to cover all persons attending the venue. Suppliers should also have their own insurance policies which should ensure you are covered in the event of a no-show, double booking or substandard service or product.

Wedding Planning Tipperary

Our advice: Speak with each and every supplier and venue and ask them about their insurance policy, feel free to ask for something in writing if this will make you feel more comfortable. If you still feel that you need extra insurance cover after talking with your vendors, then you will find a host of Irish insurance companies that will tailor a package for your requirements.

Why you will never need wedding insurance with Drangan Video

Drangan Video have been providing videography services to brides and grooms across Ireland for over a decade. We always provide top class service, a pristine product and an experience that our brides and grooms are always happy to recommend. We never double book, we undertake all our own editing and service and upgrade our videography equipment on a regular basis. The team here at Drangan Video will also be happy to travel anywhere in the country to video your wedding, so whether you’re in Kilkenny, Dublin, Cork or Tipperary there’s no need for wedding insurance with Drangan Video.

Feel free to get in touch if you have any questions about our services or our insurance policy. Some dates still available for 2018!