Colette & Martin’s Colourful Ballymagarvey Wedding | Classic Summer wedding

Posted on July 27, 2017 by DesignWorks Photography under Bridal, Weddings

Colourful Summer Ballymagarvey wedding


Colette & Martin’s gorgeous Ballymagarvey wedding was a true family affair – not least because we know half of the people at it! Both the groom’s and the bride’s sisters were schoolmates of Brónagh’s and the whole family made us feel so welcome it was like photographing old friends instead of going to work!

Colette is a true classic bride, stunning in a satin fishtail gown but added modern pops of bold colour throughout the day lest we forget that this stunning wedding was in high summer! The weather certainly helped as we enjoyed glorious sunshine all day, perfect for sipping prosecco and mojitos (her favourite drink!) in the rolling gardens and courtyards of Ballymagarvey Village, one our favourite wedding venues in Ireland. Martin’s three piece navy check suit was bang on trend and set off his coral boutoniérre perfectly. With a stop off to visit his glamorous granny on the way it was off to Ballymagarvey for a moving ceremony (yes, we cried! Damn Ed Sheeran and his perfect processional song about his childhood sweetheart!) and then a party and a half!

We just adored laid back Colette & Martin who were so warm and genuinely kind to us throughout the whole day, despite the challenging heat at times. It was obvious that they are not only in love but great friends too, laughing and teasing each other with practised ease, making them a perfect team! This super sweet couple have been together since they were teenagers, welcoming two gorgeous daughters along the way who stole the show as chief bridesmaid and flowergirl.

When it came time to leave we were sad to say goodbye but it turned out ok, because between the kind couple and the wonderful Ballymagarvey team they made sure we were spoiled with a constant stream of gorgeous food! It was several hours before we eventually left; almost too full to move but with happy hearts. xx




Photography by Denise Cannon & Brónagh Cannon at DesignWorks Photography

Ceremony and Reception Venue: Ballymagarvey Village, Balrath, Co Meath

Bride’s Dress:  Bridal Heaven, Swords (sadly, now closed)

Bridesmaids’ and Flowergirl Dresses:  Littlewoods Ireland

Shoes and Accessories:  Debenhams

Suits:  Benetti at Echo, Balbriggan

Groom’s Bowtie:  Mrs Bowtie, Hampshire, UK

Mens’ Shoes:  Echo Balbriggan

Flowers:  Mayflower Vintage, Balbriggan

Wedding Rings:  Fields, Swords

Engagement Ring:  Goldsmith Jewellers (made by Martin)

Car:  Ben Geoghegan Car Hire

Hair: Anna at P.A. Hair, Balbriggan

Makeup:  Rebecca Todd Make Up

Cake:  Amazing Cakes

Music:  Nikki Kavanagh

Celebrant:  Anthony Colton, Spiritual Ceremonies

Evening Band:  A Few Good Men

Invitations:  Vistaprint

Selected Signage including Hand Drawn Artwork (beside cake) : Talented bride Colette!

2 thoughts on “Colette & Martin’s Colourful Ballymagarvey Wedding | Classic Summer wedding”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Amazing fotos as was the day xx

  2. My sister also likes white lace dresses. She recently bought a white lace dress on as her wedding dress.

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