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First names of the couple: Jack and Stephanie 

Where are you from originally? Castlebar  Co. Mayo

Where are you currently based? Co. Mayo

Date of wedding: 25th of February 2022

Guest numbers:100

Where was the wedding held: Markree Castle, Co. Sligo

Where did you get your (please provide links and details, or leave blank where N/A):

  • Venue: Internet search 
  • Wedding dress designer/label: Antique, 19th C piano shawl dress with embroidery and fringing 
  • Bridal boutique/store:
  • Bridal shoes:
  • Bridal accessories: Custom headband by Earley hats ( Jewellery:
  • Groom’s suit: EJ menswear Co. Sligo
  • Bridesmaids dresses/shoes: vintage 1930s dresses from
  • Groomsmen suits: EJ menswear Co. Sligo
  • Flower girl outfits:
  • Page boy outfits:
  • Wedding party outfits (ie. mother of the bride/groom) mother of the bride in “Roisin Linnane” from liberties Westport (
  • Flowers: Dried and made by the bride
  • Bouquets and Boutonnieres: dried and made by the bride
  • Cake: Laura Cawley 
  • Transport:
  • Wedding Favours:
  • Stationery: Designed by Hannah Large (bride’s sister)
  • Makeup:
  • Hair: stylist: Janine Moran of Kelly’s hair salon Castlebar Co. Mayo

Groom: Eddie Egan 

  • Ceremony/Reception Music: bohemian strings
  • Band: Gorilla radio
  • DJ: Gorilla radio 
  • Photographer: Darek Novak
  • Videographer: Adam Traynor “we as one” 
  • Planning/Styling: bride and bridesmaids 
  • Rentals/Decor:
  • Celebrant: Enda Harte
  • Anything else…

How did you meet originally and get together? Introduced through friends to only realise we were also neighbours! 

How did the proposal go, if there was one? New year’s eve, just the two of us and some candles 

Could you sum up your wedding in a couple of sentences – how would you describe the look/theme of the day and the overall vibe? The overall look was an antique and vintage aesthetic with contemporary elements to reflect our personal style. From the dresses to the invites, everything is related to one another through colour, style and texture. The month very much influenced the choices made. February whilst spring can feel quite chilly still. We kept a fresh colour palette with elements of darker tones to ground everything. Blending different textures and materials throughout the clothing, flowers and accessories helped create harmony and balance without everything “matching”. 

What was important to you about your wedding – what were your priorities from the very beginning? Stay true to who we are and to make sure we and all our guests had the best time! 

What made your venue “the one”?  The setting and every small detail of Markree Castle really were everything we hoped for. The character and integrity of the castle have been superbly renovated to reflect an old world and opulent feel. The Chapel inside the castle really was the winning ticket for us. Absolutely stunning! It allowed for us to have a wonderfully intimate ceremony with our closest friends and family in an utterly beautiful setting.

What inspired your wedding aesthetic? Authentically vintage and antique elements with an overall natural and relaxed feel to the day. The season and venue also influenced a lot of our choices too. 

What made the day really special and personal to you? (Things you included, unusual elements, things that people made or did for you, etc.) Looking back, we are so delighted with how everything turned out. On the day everything seemed to fall into place and run seamlessly without any stress! I think overall we tried to not “over plan” and just make a conscious decision to enjoy every minute. The staff at the hotel were fantastic and made everything so easy! A really lovely touch for us was having “bohemian strings” the string quartet for the ceremony. Their music created the perfect mood. Personal and special touches for us were the bride’s sister designing the invites and the bride making the Bouquets and buttonholes (well ahead of time!) It was a lovely creative outlet that turned out to be surprisingly stress-free!

What was your first dance? Bell X1 “Eve the apple of my eye”

What was your favourite ceremony reading or piece of music? The grooms did a reading that was also used a voice-over for our video 

What advice would you give to other couples planning their day? Enjoy it to the fullest, and stay true to who you are.