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Wedding Fairs and Open Days in Ireland – 2019

For those of you who are newly engaged, let us first offer a very hearty congratulations from all here at Drangan Video. In this article we are going to have a comprehensive look at all the wedding Fairs and venue open days that we’re aware of in Ireland in 2019. We’ve sorted the list by province so feel free to skim through until you find the area where you’re planning your wedding.

Wedding planning 2019

Right throughout the year, hotels and venues play host to some of the most fantastic wedding days and they are really worth a look if you’re searching for inspiration or unique vendors. The dates and venues listed below were correct at the time of posting, but we would always recommend getting in touch with the venue to confirm times and dates.

Munster:

Sunday 3rd of February:
The Kenmare Bay Hotel and Resort
Maryborough Hotel and Spa
Barnabrow House, Cloyne

Saturday 16th of February:
Midleton Park Hotel

Sunday 17th of February:
The Heights Hotel, Killarney
Dromhall Hotel, Muckross Park, Killarney

Sunday 24th of February:
The Inn at Dromoland

Sunday 3rd of March:
Clayton Silver Springs Hotel

Connaught:

Sunday 10th of February:
Loughrea Hotel and Spa, Athenry

Sunday 17th of February:
Westport Woods Hotel and Spa

Sunday 24th of February:
Athlone Springs Hotel

Leinster:

Sunday 3rd of February:
The Royal Marine Hotel, Marine Road, Dublin
Palmerstown House Estate, Kildare
Springfield Hotel,
Clontarf Castle Hotel
Clanard Court Hotel
The Lucan Spa Hotel
Mount Wolseley Hotel
Annebrook House Hotel
The Keadeen Hotel, Ballymany

Sunday 10th of February:
Osprey Hotel
The Pillo Hotel and Spa
Headfort Hotel
The Johnstown Estate

Wednesday 13th of February:
Clanard Court Hotel

Sunday 17th of February:
Red Cow Moran Hotel, Naas Road
The Westgrove Hotel, Abbeylands
Parkview Hotel, Wicklow
Bloomfield House Hotel

Wednesday 20th February:
Annebrook House Hotel

Thursday 21st of February:
Fitzpatrick Castle

Sunday 3rd of March:
Bloomfield House Hotel

Sunday 10th of March:
Ashdown Park Hotel

Wednesday 13th of March:
Clanard Court Hotel

Thursday 21st of March:
Marine Hotel Sutton

Sunday 24th of March:
Shamrock Lodge Hotel
Westgrove Hotel and Conference Centre

Sunday 14th of April:
The Westgrove Hotel, Abbeylands

Sunday 26th of May:
The Westgrove Hotel, Abbeylands

Sunday 23rd of June:
The Westgrove Hotel, Abbeylands

Sunday 14th of July:
The Westgrove Hotel, Abbeylands

Sunday 29th of September:
The Westgrove Hotel, Abbeylands

Sunday 20th of October:
The Westgrove Hotel, Abbeylands

Sunday the 24th of November:
The Westgrove Hotel, Abbeylands

Ulster:

Saturday 16th of February:
Manor House Country Hotel
Waterfront Hotel, Dungloe

Sunday 24th of February:
Rosspark Hotel

Sunday 24th of March:
Roe Park Resort, Lisnakilly Road

Weddings in Ireland 2019

The team here at Drangan Video provide professional wedding video services to every county in Ireland, we are always happy to travel for our Brides and Grooms and will be on-hand to assist whenever we can throughout the planning process. To learn more about the services we offer, please do feel free to get in touch with Eamon who will be only too happy to help.

Delighful Happy Winter Wedding In Tempetuohy Tipperary

Deirdre Kennedy and Paul McGrath have finally tied the knot, they are now  officially Mr. & Mrs. McGrath , I am proud to be sharing their wedding highlights in this blog post.

Paul didn’t have to travel far to find the love of his life they are both from Loughmore  their  houses are only a few minutes apart.
Loughmore is a village in County Tipperary,   It is part of the parish of Loughmore -Castleiney.

Video coverage of the day commenced  with morning preparations in both houses, on arrival at Paul’s house I received a warm Tipperary greeting  and a cuppa, Paul is a well organized guy who likes do  things right, his wedding day was no exception.
When I arrived at Deirdre’s house the bridal preps were in full swing it was great to have captured the fun and excitement of the build up to what turned out to be an amazing  wedding day.

Tipperary Bride and Groom

The Sacred Heart Church Templetuohy was the setting for for the wedding ceremony, for video coverage it was a simple two camera set up I like to adapt a discreet profile especially during the ceremony.
Fr. Pat Murphy was the wedding celebrant he a really nice easygoing  guy, music and vocals were performed by fabulous Claire Heffernan  one the best wedding singers in Tipperary.

We stopped off at  Templemore Town park for a photo shoot it was a great opportunity to capture interesting winter video  footage.
The park is a hidden treasure for the  town of Templemore  it  has  a beautiful lake an impressive fountain a  lovely spot for a pleasant walk.  It was also nice time out  for  Paul & Deirdre a chance to reflect on becoming Mr. & Mrs.

Templemore Town Park

The Newpark Hotel in Kilkenny provided the  perfect backdrop for Paul & Deirdre’s   big  day. I am informed that the first wedding reception in the Newpark Hotel took place  in 1966 they have been the most popular wedding venue choice in Kilkenny for more than 50 years.

Paul secretly organized a fireworks display as a surprise for Deirdre, it was spectacular display a thrilling end to their Highlights Video Clip.

More Tipperary and Kilkenny wedding news next week.

Hiring a Wedding Videographer for your 2019/2020 Wedding

It’s hard to believe that 2019 is already upon us, it’s seems almost futuristic that we’re looking towards the second decade of the century already! We’d like to take this opportunity to congratulate the many couples who got engaged over the festive period and we hope you find our blog inspirational over the coming months and years as you plan your big day.

In this blog post we’re going to talk a bit about our own speciality (Wedding Videos) and talk you through the services we offer right across the country.

Drangan Video has been in operation now for almost 2 decades and we are delighted to say we have built a reputation for excellence over that time. We love nothing more than meeting our budding Brides and Grooms and take great pride in providing them with unique memories that they can enjoy into the future.

Fun Wedding Video in Kilkenny

Here at Drangan Video, we take a very hands off approach to filming your wedding, whilst capturing all the important moments of your big day. All of our couples comment positively on the discreet service we provide and love that we don’t direct shots or set up posed scenes. Our focus is on capturing your big day as it truly evolves, from the most important moments to the little snippets that you would otherwise miss if we were not around.

The Drangan team use only state of the art videography equipment and we are constantly upgrading and keeping up with the latest videography trends. All editing is completed in-house so you never have to worry about shoddy workmanship or delays with the delivery of your video. We also work with the very best drone videographers in the industry, so can offer unique aerial footage that will take your breath away.

Drone wedding video package

Whether you are based in Cork, Kilkenny, Limerick, Galway or Dublin, we will be happy to travel to your chosen venue at absolutely no extra charge to you! We don’t like to blow our own trumpet too much, but you won’t find this kind of service elsewhere!

Should you have questions about the services we offer or want to learn more about our style and approach, Eamon is always available to answer any questions you may have.

So why should you hire Drangan Video for your wedding?

• Precious memories are best captured by a professional videographer who will ensure every moment is filmed to perfection.
• We offer a number of different packages to suit all budgets.
• Your chosen venue is never to far away for us to travel.
• We are familiar with most of Ireland’s wedding venues and work closely with the wedding coordinators to ensure your day runs smoothly.
• Our expertise in documentary style filming mean we never get in the way while you and your guests enjoy the most special of days.
• Using only the very latest in videography technology, you can be assured of top quality.
• With all editing completed in house by Eamon himself, there’s no middlemen for you to worry about.
• We love meeting new couples and truly share in the joy of your union.
• Civil ceremonies, church weddings and civil partnerships are all catered for, your commitment to each other is all that matters.

Wedding Video Mount Juliet Kilkenny

To learn more about Drangan Video and the wedding videography services we offer, please feel free to give Eamon a call or get in touch with us by filling out the contact form right here on the website.

A very Happy New Year to all our past, present and future brides and grooms, we hope 2019 is a special one for you and we look forward to sharing those happy memories

Naming the Tables at your Wedding

Over the past decade, the team here at Drangan Video have provided wedding video services to hundreds of brides and grooms across Ireland. We get to see the new trends in décor, watch some of the most amazing first dances and experience first hand the artistic ingenuity of our wonderful couples. In this article we’re going to talk about a growing trend that we think you can really have some fun with.

Wedding Videographer Tipperary

Gone are the days of simply numbering the tables at your wedding venue, more and more we are starting to see a strong trend towards naming tables… and we absolutely love it!

Think about the places, songs or movies that really hold a special place in your heart and then let your ideas flow as you begin to name your tables.

Destinations that are close to your heart:

Think of places that are special to you and your partner. Perhaps you met in a café in Dublin or holidayed in Paris, maybe your fiancé proposed to you in Rome? Tell your story through the cities and countries that shaped your relationship to date by naming your tables accordingly and perhaps providing a few lines about why this place is so special for you.

Important dates in your lives:

From the date you met to the date you became engaged and every date in between, let your guests share in your memories by naming each table after a special time in your life so far.

Movies that make you smile:

For the movie lovers out there, this is a really fun way to share your favourites with your family and friends. Whether you’re a lover of rom-coms or horror movies, this light-hearted way to name your tables will be a real icebreaker with your guests. Perhaps include some trivia about each movie to get your guests talking at the table?

Songs that make you tap your feet:

A song can trigger a thousand memories and never more so than when in the company of the people you love. Name your tables after songs that are going to appear in your set list a little later on or tunes that tell a story about your relationship.

Wedding Venues Tipperary
A book lover’s paradise:

Perhaps you and your intended are real bookworms and want to share your favourite reads with your guests? Design table name cards that mimic book covers with quotes from the happy couple in the place of critic quotes. If you are a fan of a certain book series (think Harry Potter) you should have enough books to name every table!

Quotes with meaning:

Borrow the words of your heroes by using famous quotes to name your tables. Whether you opt for witty and humorous or topical and formal is totally up to you.

The places you love to visit together:

Whether it’s your Saturday trip to the local market, a restaurant you love to eat in or your local bar, name your tables after the places you feel most comfortable.

Work with nature:

Name your tables after your favourite flowers or herbs and use this opportunity to add to your table décor. A bunch of thyme at one table, a peony at another, the room will be smelling and looking wonderful!

Wedding Video Kilkenny

Have some fun with naming the tables at your wedding and get your friends and family involved to come up with some more unique ideas!

For those of you who may be in the midst of planning your wedding, the team here at Drangan Video would love to hear from you. We offer a full range of wedding videography services and are happy to travel anywhere in Ireland to capture the most important moments of your big day.

Gift your Wedding Favours to Irish Charities

Getting married is without doubt one the happiest days of any couples life and we love nothing more than sharing those special moments with our Brides and Grooms. This post was inspired by the many generous Irish couples we have had the pleasure of meeting over the years and for this we are most grateful. Increasingly, we are seeing that couples are now donating to Irish charities instead of opting for the traditional wedding favours for their guests. In this post we are going to list some charities that have benefitted from these donations and perhaps inspire others to consider doing something similar on their own wedding day.

Wedding Video Tipperary

Every couple we spoke to who made the decision to include a charity close to their heart in their wedding plans, said it gave them a real feeling of pleasure to know that their wedding helped a charity in need.

Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind

This amazing Irish charity allows couples to make a donation directly or purchase items from their online shop, which can be given to your guests as favours. Their online shop includes everything from cuddly toys and candles to Christmas baubles and calendars. You can also purchase tented cards to display on your tables – raising vital awareness and contributing to the feel-good atmosphere of your big day.

The Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society provides invaluable support to those who have been impacted by cancer. By making a donation to this very worthwhile cause you can feel secure that your contribution will really make a difference to someone’s life. Visit their online shop and purchase a pack of 10 wedding favour cards in gold or silver for just €40 or make a donation directly to the charity.

The RNLI

The RNLI have been providing lifesaving services to the people of Ireland and the UK since 1824. No doubt we have all seen footage of the dangerous work they do to save the lives of others at some stage. To contribute to this wonderful charity and provide your guests with a little memento, you can visit their online shop and purchase everything from RNLI pins to pocket diaries.

The Make a Wish Foundation

The Make a Wish Foundation offer tented thank you cards for each donation of €150 that can be displayed at the tables in your venue. Alternatively you can pop over to their online shop and purchase some beautiful goodies for your guests. Choose from wrist bands, pins, cookbooks, nail files or book marks and show your guests that giving is as important as receiving on your big day.

Supporting Local Charities

Perhaps you have a local charity that is close to your heart? Why not have a chat with them about purchasing cards or favours for your wedding day? Keep in mind that not all good causes will have the means to provide you with table cards or trinkets but they will be incredibly grateful for your gift.

Wedding Videographer Kilkenny

Here at Drangan Video we believe that every good action gets rewarded in some form and we know that by choosing to support Irish charities, many brides and grooms get a great sense of satisfaction on their big day.

If you are planning on hiring  a wedding videographer please feel free to contact Eamon here at Drangan Video who will be more than happy to discuss our range of affordable wedding videography packages.