Majella andMark IWD Real Wedding Abroad
Sarah Young Wedding Planner â€˘ www.weddingplannermalta.com
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Mark and I met in Cavan town in January 2008,
We had decided that we wanted a smaller
on a night out with friends. Mark was out with
more intimate wedding day and decided on a
his friends for a farewell drink, as he was going
wedding abroad. So we did some research and
to Australia for six months the next day. But
looked at all our options regarding different
soon realised that he had met the girl of his
aspects of weddings abroad - language
dreams and he returned to Ireland within three
barriers, food, and legal side of marriages
weeks. It was love at first sight.
abroad etc. This is when we realised that Malta ticked all the boxes for us. We then decided to book a holiday to Malta the year before our wedding date and see the island before we committed to anything. We loved everything about Malta - the food, people, location and weather. Once we decided this was where we wanted to get married we contacted Sarah Young, who kindly agreed to be our wedding planner. We got married in Lapsi Church; St. Julianâ€™s and had our sit down reception in Castello Zamitello on the 3rd June 2012 Sunday, followed by a BBQ the next day. We had 87 guests. From day one Sarah was amazing. She listened to everything we wanted and nothing was a
Our first date was dinner in the Nuremore
problem. She was so helpful and when we
needed some advice Sarah would give us her professional opinion on different aspects of our
Mark proposed on 31st July 2010 at Cabra
wedding day, but always reminded us it was
Castle, Co. Cavan. We went for a walk around
our decision at the end of the day. Sarah is a
the beautiful gardens of Cabra Castle and I
perfectionist and every little detail was perfect
turned around to find Mark down on one knee.
on the day. She was very professional and no
It was a wonderful day and amazing surprise,
matter when I emailed her or her team, they
as I was led to believe we were going for a
would get back to me within minutes, she was
family dinner, but realised Mark had other plans
contactable 24/7 from day one, right through to
for us. We had dinner there and then broke
the actual wedding day and the days following
the good news to our family and friends that
on from our wedding.
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I have one sister and Mark has one brother, so
The wedding day was just perfect; the girls did
this was ideal for us to have just one of each.
a fantastic job on my hair and make up, my
This was perfect. Brenda and Ronan were both
make-up was still fresh at the end of the night.
amazing on the days and weeks leading up to
The florist arrived at our hotel, all flowers were
the wedding and the actual wedding day.
beautiful. Our photographer came to our hotel for a few snaps before I went to the church.
I had such a wonderful time looking for the
The ceremony was very special for us and
dress, I spent months searching for the perfect
everyone loved Fr.Tony, he was very witty and
dress, we flew over to Edinburgh to actually get
made our ceremony one we will all remember.
my dress, as I choose a Sassi Holford dress, I
The music in the church was fantastic everyone
got my dress in Rachel Scott Couture. I just fell
was talking about it on the day. Then on to
in love with it as soon as I tried it on.
Castello Zamitello for a champagne reception, everyone was blown away by this magical and
Mark and the men’s suits were hired from
romantic castle, it was a perfect venue. We
Malta, a local business Sarah had given us this
had two Maltese folklore musicians
contact, and the suits were perfect for the day,
entertaining our guests during this
as they were made to suit the Maltese weather-
stand up reception. Then inside we
which was very hot! 30 degrees on the day.
had the sit down dinner, following on from that we had music by
Malta was perfect, only 3.5 hours flight from
a four piece band, which were
Ireland. Malta has everything- the weather,
brilliant and played everything
we wanted. The partying really
suppliers (through Sarah). Our venue was
Castello Zamitello; it was so private and unique.
everyone out dancing. We
It’s a small castle that we had all to ourselves
enjoyed every minute of our
on the big day, I felt like a princess in a castle.
day and we wouldn’t have
Sarah had taken us to see this venue previously
and explained how everything would look and
our wedding day. Without
flow on the day. Words cannot describe our day,
Sarah we would not have
it was truly amazing, the best day of our lives
had our dream wedding.
and we couldn’t have done it without Sarahshe is the best. We had the most wonderful day
After athe wedding we
humanly possible. We will always keep a small
honeymooned in the Filitheyo
place for Malta in our hearts and will never
resort, Maldives for 10 days!
forget our magical wedding day.
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Published on Jan 17, 2013