IWD Travelâ€ˆWeddings Abroad Sarah Young www.weddingplannermalta.com
Karen Shane Organised by Sarah Young
IWD Travelâ€ˆWeddings Abroad
We met on Friday the 13th in the car park of the
we came across Sarah Young. We knew
apartment block where we both lived. Our first
from our first contact that she was the
date was very romantic with a leisurely tour of
best person to organise exactly the
Powerscourt Gardens followed by dinner in Johnny
wedding we wanted. She sent us a
Foxes Pub, the highest pub in Ireland.
range of proposals, with advice and ideas which made our decisions so
We always wanted a small wedding with just our close family and friends. However, our main concern with a wedding in Malta was how to co-ordinate everything.
much easier. She inspired confidence and trust right from the start. Nothing was too much trouble for Sarah, who managed all the important legal paperwork for us with efficiency and experience.
We wanted to avoid the black-tie Some years later, and unknown to me, Shane
theme and have a less formal
wanted to go to India to propose at the Taj Mahal
wedding. I bought my dress in
on the 13th March 2008. We have travelled to
Ireland before travelling to Malta -
many interesting places including Malta. We fell in
a Charleston-style sequin-covered
love with Malta immediately, and we knew that it
dress, Shane wore a navy suit and
would make a great location for a very romantic
we decided to have a purple accent theme.
and intimate wedding.
We always wanted a small wedding with just our close family and friends. However, our main concern with a wedding in Malta was how to coordinate everything. We did some research and
My bridesmaid was my sister, Sandra, who helped in so many little ways and Shaneâ€™s best man was his friend, Farrell.
My bridesmaid was my sister, Sandra, who helped in so many little ways and Shaneâ€™s best man was his friend, Farrell, who had been married some years before and had asked Shane to be his best man on that occasion.
IWD Travelâ€ˆWeddings Abroad Sarah Young www.weddingplannermalta.com to fly home from Australia as a surprise for the
ordination skills and what a wonderful place Malta
family, which made the lead up to the big day very
is for such an occasion. The day was just perfect
exciting. In the days before the wedding, Sarah
in every way.
organised my hair-trial with Angel and make-up with Romina, who were both wonderful. As our
We will always remember with special affection
guests arrived in Malta, the excitement grew with
our wedding day in beautiful Malta when we decided to be together forever and we will never
each passing day.
forget the special care and attention that Sarah
We will never forget the special care and attention that Sarah took in organising the most important day of our lives:
organised a blue Rolls Royce for my father and I. Shane and I chose a civil ceremony at a nearby venue with a kind Registrar called Sonia. The day could not have been While
thanks to wonderful Sarah, the
Sarah devoted all her energy
lovely weather and the hotel staff.
to organising the important details of our
All our guests had a truly
wedding, we concentrated on secretly arranging
for my brother, Richard, and his girlfriend Niamh,
remarked on Sarahâ€™s amazing co-
took in organising the most important day of our lives: Friday 13th August. Lucky for some! Little did we know just what a great choice Malta would be, when we first visited back in 2007.