Birth Flowers

Birth Flowers and their meanings Similar to birth stones, each month has a birth flower associated with it.  Check out the birth flowers and their meanings below. January: Carnation Carnations are timeless and one of my favourite flowers. Representing pride, beauty, admiration and gratitude, fascination, distinction, divine love, woman.They are available throughout the year and Read More

What do wedding flowers symbolise?

The language of flowers – what do wedding flowers symbolise? A great way to personalise your wedding is to choose flowers for your bouquet and floral arrangements that hold specific meanings in the language of flowers (floriography). Floriography was a cryptic way to communicate using flowers. In Victorian times, gifts of plants and floral arrangements Read More

How to personalise your wedding ceremony

Wedding ceremonies are changing! The way we celebrate life’s milestone moments is changing.  Weddings are one of the main ceremonies where we are seeing this.  Modern couples are really putting a lot of thought into their ceremony now.  It is no longer something to sit through until you can start the party.   Previously it was Read More

What is a wedding celebrant and how can one make my wedding unique?

What is a wedding celebrant? You may have heard about wedding celebrants but thought, what is a wedding celebrant? More and more couples are looking for a way to make their wedding celebrations really personal to them, especially when it comes to the wedding ceremony.   A lot of couples want to have a celebration that is Read More

Getting married in Ireland – the legal side

Getting married in Ireland You’ve gotten engaged.  You’re full of excitement.  You start looking at venues, bands, dresses. You pick your wedding party. And somewhere along the way you realise there is a legal process which needs to be completed in order to get married. This often results in confusion, panic in some cases, and Read More

Wedding Ceremony Readings for an Independent Ceremony

What Wedding Ceremony Readings can I choose for an Independent Ceremony? As a celebrant couples often ask my advice on wedding ceremony readings to include in their independent wedding ceremony.  The traditional prayers of the faithful are now being replaced with lyrics from favourite songs, extracts from childhood stories, quotes from the big screen, and Read More

Wedding rituals and how to use them to personalise your ceremony

How many times have you sat through a wedding ceremony and felt like you had heard it all before?  This unfortunately can be the way for many wedding ceremonies, standard wording and a standard script.  The result is a feeling of deja vu everytime you attend one of these weddings. Have you sworn that you Read More