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Wedding Videographer Kilkenny

Wedding Videographer Kilkenny

Based in Drangan Co. Tipperary, Drangan Video is perfectly placed to provide wedding videography and drone footage to brides and grooms right across Kilkenny city and county. Every year we have the pleasure of filming dozens of weddings in Kilkenny and we love nothing more than meeting new brides and grooms who are in the planning stages for their wedding.

 Wedding Videography Kilkenny City and County

Whether you’re opting for a church wedding, a humanist ceremony or a civil partnership, the team here at Drangan Video would love to hear from you. Kilkenny has a wealth of venues for couples to choose from and we are incredibly familiar with all of the venues, scenic areas and amenities right across the county. With over 25 years experience filming weddings in Kilkenny, we can offer you and your partner a unique insight into the many choices that are available to you and will always be happy to advise on locations, local vendors, venues and musicians that we have worked with over the years.

Wedding Videographer Kilkenny

Over the past 25 years we have seen many changes on the Irish wedding scene. Video technology has come on leaps and bounds, which means we can offer a service that is non-intrusive and discreet while delivering superior footage from every angle. We have also seen many changes in the way weddings are now celebrated across the country, from church weddings to humanist outdoor ceremonies, the world is now your oyster when it comes to getting married in Ireland, and the great news is, Kilkenny provides an incredible range of choices for couples of all beliefs and none.

 Wedding Video Supplier Kilkenny

When we first started providing wedding videography services in Kilkenny and every other county across Ireland, we found that wedding videos were never quite as important to the bride and groom as photography was. This has now flipped on its head and we see videography and photography working side-by-side at most wedding celebrations. In some cases, photography has now taken a back seat to wedding videography with guests providing the bride and groom with the images they have taken on the day via social media and image sharing apps.

Wedding Films Kilkenny

Another significant change we have seen for our Kilkenny weddings is the trend towards longer advance bookings. Most couples that come to us, upon first contact are at least one year out from the date of their wedding. In the past, we were no strangers to receiving bookings in the final months before a wedding, but this has all changed now, leaving the bride and groom with ample time to plan every aspect of the big day.

 Booking your Wedding Videographer in Kilkenny

If you’re planning your big day and looking for a wedding videographer in Kilkenny who is experienced and knowledgeable, please feel free to get in touch with Eamon here at Drangan Video. All wedding packages now include drone footage, which provides that extra something special for our brides and grooms.

Kilkenny’s Best Spots for Wedding Video Footage

Here at Drangan Video we love nothing more than filming weddings in the Kilkenny area. From the city centre to the beautiful countryside, Kilkenny is jam-packed full of wonderful backdrops to capture footage on your wedding day. We also now include drone and aerial footage with all wedding video packages, so you can be assured that we can capture the beauty of your Kilkenny wedding in all its glory.

 Wedding Videography Kilkenny

Wedding Videos at Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny Castle is without doubt one of the most recognised landmarks in Kilkenny and with good reason. The mature parklands and stunning forested areas are the ultimate backdrop to any wedding video. Picture yourself and your new bride or groom seated in the formal terraced rose garden or on the banks of the wonderful lake with your bridal party beside you for the ultimate in photography and wedding video footage.

Woodstock House and Gardens Kilkenny

Situated just one kilometre from the town of Inistioge, Woodstock House and Gardens is a firm favourite with our brides and grooms. The restored walled gardens and the views across the River Nore Valley are absolutely breath-taking and always look great in wedding videos and photos. Take a walk through the terraced garden or rose garden and enjoy the wonderful surroundings as we work our magic and capture the moment on video for you to remember long into the future.

Wedding Video Kilkenny

 Wedding Videographer Kilkenny

Kilfane Waterfall and Glen
Is there anything more magical than a waterfall in the lush green Irish countryside? Many of our brides and grooms ask us to recommend backdrops for wedding videography and photography and as one of our top choices (weather dependent), we will always encourage couples to visit Kilfane Waterfall and Glen. Perhaps take a stroll there yourself this springtime, when the leaves are just starting to appear on the trees and experience the wonder of the area first hand. You won’t be disappointed!

Jenkinstown

Whether you want to capture some images or photos in the woodland or at the old house in Jenkinstown Park, you can be assured that this area is the perfect backdrop to set the tone for your big day. Lush walkways and grasslands coupled with Irish flora and fauna will ensure your wedding video is a magical experience.

Wedding Films Kilkenny

 Wedding Videos Kilkenny

Drangan Video have been providing wedding videography services across Kilkenny City and county for over 25 years and love nothing more than advising our couples on the many hidden gems that adorn the county. We are blessed to have so many wonderful scenic locations within a stones throw of most of Kilkenny’s wedding venues and we would encourage you to do some exploration yourself on the lead up to the big day. From hidden gardens to magical waterfalls, Kilkenny has all you will ever need to ensure your photographs and video leave a stunning impression.

Kilkenny City Wedding Video

Should you require some advice on locations, please do feel free to get in touch with us here at Drangan Video. We will be happy to show you sample footage from previous weddings and will work hard to accommodate any requests you may have. Keep in mind that our aerial footage is now included with all wedding videography packages so we can capture the magic of your favourite locations from a unique perspective.

If you are planning a wedding in 2020 or 2021, please give us a call to learn how the team at Drangan Video can provide you with expert wedding videography at an affordable price.

Upcoming Wedding Fairs for December 2019 and January 2020

It’s that time of year again when we look ahead to some of the wonderful wedding fairs and venue open-days that are happening around the country in December and January. With so many couples getting engaged in December each year we hope that this blog post will be a useful resource for you over the coming weeks. We’ll be revisiting this topic again in late January with a further list of fairs and events for the springtime. Below you’ll find some of the most popular events on the calendar for the remainder of December and the month of January.

Wedding Fairs Kilkenny
December Wedding Fairs and Open Days:

8th of December: The Woodenbridge Hotel in Arklow, Co. Wicklow.
12th of December: Arklow Bay Hotel, Arklow, Co. Wicklow.
27th of December to the 3rd of January: The Claregalway Hotel (by appointment only.), Claregalway, Co. Galway.
28th and 29th of December: Bellinter House, Navan, Co. Meath.
29th of December: Clanard Court Hotel, Athy, Co. Kildare.
29th of December: The Brehon & Angsana Spa, Killarney, Co. Kerry.
29th of December: The Anner Hotel, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.
30th of December: The Maritime Hotel, Bantry, Co. Cork.

If you are holding an open day or a wedding fair event and would like to be included in our next blog post, please do feel free to get in touch with Eamon here at Drangan Video and we’ll happily let our readers know the details.

Wedding Fairs Tipperary
January Wedding Fairs and Open Days:

2nd of January: The Clayton Silver Springs Hotel, Cork.
4th of January: Bellinter House, Navan, Co. Meath.
4th – 5th of January: Kilkenny River Court Hotel, Kilkenny.
5th of January: Clanree Hotel, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.
5th of January: The Glenside Hotel, Drogheda, Co. Meath.
9th and 10th of January: The Radisson Blu Hotel, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.
11th and 12th of January: Dream Wedding Expo, Leisureland, Salthill, Galway.
12th of January: Butler House and Gardens, Kilkenny.
12th of January: The Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig, Co. Cork.
15th of January: The Clanard Court Hotel, Athy, Co. Kildare.
19th of January: The Springfield Hotel, Leixlip, Co. Kildare
19th of January: The Radisson Blu, Athlone, Co. Westmeath.
19th of January: The Abbey Hotel 18th Century Castle Manor, Galway Road, Roscommon.
19th of January: The Marine Hotel, Sutton, Co. Dublin.
19th of January: Knightsbrook Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort, Trim, Co. Meath
26th of January: The Ardboyne Hotel, Navan, Co. Meath
26th of January: Newgrange Hotel, Navan, Co. Meath

Wedding Videographer Tipperary

Most of the events listed above are venue open-days, where you and your partner can see the venue in all its glory. Typically these venues will be set up to give you an idea of how their rooms look like when decorated for a traditional wedding. The venues will be able to provide you with per head prices, give you an idea of availability and answer any questions you have on the day. This is particularly useful for budding brides and grooms who are yet to settle on a budget for their wedding day and will help you to put in place a financial plan.

Pop back to our blog in late January to read about new dates that have been added to the calendar from February onwards.

If you are looking for a videographer to film your wedding day, the team here at Drangan Video would love to hear from you. We travel anywhere in the country at no extra cost to you and offer affordable wedding video packages, drone footage and superb customer service

Church Weddings in Ireland

Over the past year, we have seen an unexpected upsurge in the number of Church weddings we have been asked to provide videography services for. In this blog post we are going to talk about all the little things that make a church wedding so special and explore some of the reasons why we believe church weddings are on the increase again especially in Kilkenny and Tipperary.

Church Weddings In Kilkenny

When it comes to weddings in Ireland today, there are no hard and fast rules, which in turn means the pressure is off those who previously may not have much choice in venue or ceremony type. Now we can marry our loved ones practically anywhere we wish, whether that be in a church, a registry office, a favourite hotel or a beautiful outdoor area. For the purposes of this blog post we are going to focus on the reasons why an increased number of our brides and grooms are opting for the traditional church wedding.

• Religion: This is of course the number one reason why couples choose to get married in a Church. They may have grown up attending mass here and received the sacraments of communion and confirmation in the same parish. For most couples we speak to, they have a lifelong connection with the church they choose and this makes their day even more special.
• Family Tradition: In a number of instances we have spoken to brides and grooms who are carrying on a family tradition by marrying in the same church as their parents or grandparents. This continuation of tradition is a mark of respect and gratitude to family as well as their own personal choice.
• Ambience: In some cases we have spoke to brides and grooms who have chosen to get married in their local church simply because they love the building and the ambience it provides for their special day.

Church Wedding Video

Whatever your reason for choosing a church wedding, you are sure to be supported greatly by your local parish and church community. There are few other settings where you truly know the people you’re dealing with and this greatly assists with the planning process. When you speak with your local priest and church volunteers on the lead-up to your big day, you can be assured of their full support and guidance throughout the planning stage.

If you and your loved one are hoping to get married in your local church, there are some things you will need to do first:

• Contact your local parish priest to make an appointment and notify him of your intention to marry.
• When you meet with your local parish priest you can then book your church of choice for the big day.
• The parish priest will most likely ask you to bring the following documents with you to your first meeting:
1. Baptismal certificate for both you and your partner.
2. Confirmation certificate.
3. Proof of freedom to marry (if the parish you wish to wed in is not your own parish).
• You will also need to complete a pre-marriage course within 3 months of your wedding day.

Here at Drangan Video, we love nothing more than filming weddings in Kilkenny, Tipperary or up and down the country and absolutely recognise that your choice of ceremony is very personal to you and your loved ones. Whether you are getting married in a church, a hotel or any HSE registered venue, we would love to be a part of your big day.

The team here at Drangan are available to travel anywhere in the country to film your happy day and can guarantee an excellent service using the very latest video technology. All editing is completed in-house, so you can be assured that we have full control over the quality of your wedding video.

Celebrating 25 Years of Wedding Videography

If you had told me 25 years ago that my little videography business would still be going strong in 2019, I may have found it hard to believe, yet here we are today celebrating this incredible milestone!

It goes without saying that this would not be possible without the thousands of couples who have trusted Drangan Video with their precious memories. I’m proud to say that in quite a few cases, I am now filming weddings for the sons and daughters of some of my earlier clients and it is an absolute honour for me that they thought that much of my videography that it’s become a family tradition. A huge thank you to all of the couples over the past 25 years, without you and your love for each other, Drangan Video may not have been so successful. Thank you.

25 years wedding videography

Over the past 25 years, I have seen trends change dramatically, from dress styles to catering and décor. However, there has been one thing that has remained constant – Ireland is a wonderful place to get married. In fact this has actually improved over the past number of years because we can now celebrate all marriages equally, it was a long time coming and a hard fought battle but I’m very proud to be part of a generation that made this change happen. All love is equal and our fellow countrymen and women agree wholeheartedly – to be part of this change in society and to witness it first hand has been one of the most emotional and rewarding parts of my 25 years in business.

As well as changes in wedding trends, I have seen huge advances in videography technology and techniques. Thankfully the cameras we use now at Drangan Video are a far cry from the bulky, heavy video cameras I started out with in the 90’s. Improved editing software, high-resolution videos, hi-tech video equipment and advanced video formatting have contributed massively to the service we provide.

Wedding Video Kilkenny

Every year for the past 25 years I have had the privilege to speak with and meet new couples who are incredibly excited about their big day. This absolutely never gets old and I love nothing more than capturing their big day on video for eternity.

The nationwide policy here at Drangan Video means I have had the pleasure of filming weddings in every county in Ireland. I get to see the wildest corners of Connemara and the busy city lights of Dublin as well as the castles and scenic views of Tipperary and Kilkenny. I can tell you that a working life simply doesn’t get better than this!

Once again I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the couples that have trusted Drangan Video with their memories and I look forward to meeting future generations so we can add another precious layer to those videos.

Wedding Videographer Tipperary

If you are planning a wedding and are in need of a videographer who uses the very latest video technology, offers in-house editing and loves nothing more than seeing a couple in love, please do feel free to give me a shout here at Drangan Video and I will work side by side with you to capture your big day in all it’s glory. Remember, Drangan Video travels nationwide without any extra cost to you, so whether you’re based in Kilkenny, Waterford, Tipperary or Cork you can be assured that we will be familiar with the area.

Here’s to another 25 years!
Very best wishes and many thanks for your past and continued custom.