Our perfect day on the Unluckiest Day of the Year
We got married on Friday the 13th 2013… people gasped when we told them the date we choose, but we didn’t mind at all.
We live in Meath but I am from Ballycastle, Co. Antrim, so we looked at venues in both Meath and Antrim but my heart was at home and we choose to get married on the beautiful north Antrim coast.
I mentioned to my mother that I liked the brooch bouquet’s and she decided to make one for me, she enjoyed doing this so much that she made bridesmade brooch bouquets, buttonholes for groomsmen and a piece for herself and my mother in law.
She then decided to make the flower arrangements for the church pews using flowers and ivy from my late grandfathers gardens.
We had the most amazing day and looking back we wouldn’t change anything.
Feargal and I got engaged in June 2013 and spent a year planning our big day. We had seen clients of ours at Intro meet, get engaged and go down the aisle so it was exciting to be taking the plunge ourselves. We wanted a large summer wedding with all of our closest family and friends. The theme was to be fun, fun and more fun.
Feargal is also very musical and from a musical family so the day would be full of beautiful sounds. We chose Ballymagarvey as our venue with it’s authentic Country House feel and romantic setting. I wore an Inbal Dror backless gown while Feargal had his suit made by Louis Copeland.
Elegant Touch provided the flowers, setting a backdrop of candles behind the alter. Some of Feargal’s professional friends from Melos Wedding Music provided beautiful music that filled the quaint Rathfeigh Church while Feargal surprised everyone by singing