Nick O'Keeffe

Couple on their wedding day standing above the waterfall at Cliff at Lyons

Cliff at Lyons weddings

By Nick O'Keeffe / April 18, 2023 /

Cliff at Lyon’s presents a sophisticated wedding venue that harmoniously blends the beauty of the Irish countryside with contemporary elegance in Kildare. With its close proximity to Dublin, this captivating estate has become a favourite for couples who opt for ceremonies in Dublin city, as well as those who appreciate the convenience and charm of…

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Weddings at Mount Juliet

By Nick O'Keeffe / September 15, 2022 /

A Mount Juliet Estate wedding is always one to be appreciated, whether it’s a small and intimate event or a grander affair. It has a unique atmosphere, a mix of old-world charm and modern comforts instilled with warmth, and good old-fashioned Irish hospitality. This rare blend makes Mount Juliet one of my personal favourite Irish…

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Bride and her father entering Dublin City Hall

Dublin City Hall Weddings

By Nick O'Keeffe / June 16, 2022 / Comments Off on Dublin City Hall Weddings

Dublin City Hall weddings are about as special as they come. There is something about a city centre wedding that never fails to excite and there is no better city to bring its own personality to a wedding than our very own capital, Dublin city. We are spoilt for choice in terms of iconic city…

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Adare Manor from air

Weddings at Adare Manor

By Nick O'Keeffe / June 10, 2022 /

Adare Manor is the kind of venue that draws you in and captivates you for all kinds of reasons. Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to photograph weddings in some of Ireland’s most memorable venues. I’d be hard put to say which is the best, but this special place – nestled away in the…

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Dublin city wedding

The best Dublin wedding venues

By Nick O'Keeffe / June 3, 2022 /

Urban weddings are back in vogue! And Dublin, our supercool capital has romance and revelry in equal measures. Steeped in ancient history, yet home to one of the youngest populations in Europe, the city is alive with vibrant chic bars and lively night life and this bustling atmosphere brings additional colour to every wedding celebration.…

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Makeup Artist applying makeup to a Bride

Choosing a Makeup Artist for Your Wedding Day

By Nick O'Keeffe / April 23, 2022 / Comments Off on Choosing a Makeup Artist for Your Wedding Day

Whether you’re planning an extravagant event or an intimate wedding, one thing is for certain, you want to look your absolute best! A professional makeup artist will not only make you look stunning but will ensure that your look holds up for the entire day, accentuates your natural beauty and works perfectly for gorgeous photographs…

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Choosing the best wedding videographer for your wedding day

By Nick O'Keeffe / March 27, 2022 / Comments Off on Choosing the best wedding videographer for your wedding day

When it comes to working with wedding videographers in Ireland over the past decade I’ve been lucky enough to have worked with some of the best. I’ve experienced first hand the differing approaches and the varying shooting methods each film-maker employs and naturally I’m often asked to recommend a good videographer. As with anything which…

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Ireland’s dreamiest manor and country house wedding venues

By Nick O'Keeffe / February 10, 2022 / Comments Off on Ireland’s dreamiest manor and country house wedding venues

Dotted throughout Ireland’s landscape are country houses, mansions and estate houses, once belonging to the Anglo-Irish aristocracy. Notable for their impressive and often Italian-inspired architecture, they became colloquially known as ‘The Big House’, and with their ballrooms, drawing rooms, parlours and extensive grounds, they were built for entertaining. Today, many of these exquisite homes have…

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Bride and Groom embrace on the lawn in front of Kilkea Castle

The best Castle wedding venues in Ireland

By Nick O'Keeffe / November 17, 2020 / Comments Off on The best Castle wedding venues in Ireland

Few places in the world can match Ireland when it comes to the romanticism of a castle wedding. Whether it’s the wild romanticism and rugged beauty of the West or the tamed manicured elegance of our ancient heritage, there’s something truly magical about a castle wedding in Ireland. For many of us, it is the…

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