2016 – Castle Dargan Hotel, Sligo
Photographs courtesy of Kathy Lyons
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Shannon natives Catherine Murray and Kate Bohan both struck gold when they came
across one another on the dating site Plenty of Fish back in 2013, little did
they know at the time that it would lead to a lifetime of love. The couple have
just bought a house together in Rooskey, Roscommon.
the question in the most romantic way possible, she brought Catherine to
Strandhill beach in Sligo to get down on one knee and organised a photographer
to discreetly take snapshots of this precious moment for the happy couple to
brides chose to celebrate their big day at Castle Dargan Hotel with 80 of their
closest friends and family. THE WEDDING TEAM The brides
both wore fabulous bridal gowns from Creative Ideas Bridal. The floral
arrangements were designed and created by the wonderful Geraldine Monaghan.
Sharon Sweeney of Cannaboe Confectionery, Ballinamore Co. Leitrim created the wedding
cake. Ceremony music was provided by the talented Michelle Feeney and the band
Scruffy Duffy played in the evening. Gemma Crossan did the brides’ hair on the
morning of the wedding and Aisling Leydon beautified the ladies with her makeup
skills. Aisling Curran of Sligo Civil Registration officiated the wedding
Photography captured the couple’s special day perfectly and Fauve Chapman of
FauveLouFilms filmed the day wonderfully. FAVOURITE MEMORY
“The whole day was perfect, I guess our favourite memory was saying I do of
course,” the brides echoed.
The newlyweds shared their first dance
to Ed Sheeran’s ‘Tenerife Sea’.
PERSONAL TOUCHES Catherine and Kate chose to do a sand
ceremony instead of the usual candle lighting in a traditional ceremony. It was
something different that many of their guests had never seen before. They also
made their own table numbers. The happy couple jetted off to
Fuerteventura on their honeymoon.