The Couple: Darren Kelly & Ana Paula Lima De Oliveira
Length of engagement: 18 months| Wedding Date: 17th May 2014
Wedding location: Castleknock Hotel & Country Club
Videographer: Gareth Lima-Conlon (on behalf of My Day My Way)
We met… at the world cultural festival 2009 in Dun Laoghaire.
Our proposal… We went to Enfield hotel and Darren proposed there – he had bottled the idea of doing it on Brooklyn Bridge in New York and regrets this!
We chose our videographer because… we were at a friends wedding and were first introduced to the mydaymyway service (you film the day and the footage is professionally edited afterwards) and after seeing the results we really wanted to use it at our own wedding. So we contacted Gavin from mywaymyday.ie. He went through everything which turned out to be very user friendly. Gareth, our good friend helped record the whole day which we can’t thank enough as Gavin had so much great footage to work with. Gavin is a complete gent and produced an extremely memorable video which we will look back on over the years to remind us of one of the best days of our lives.
We chose our venue because…we loved how modern and professional the set up was. The staff at the Castleknock Hotel & Country Club were incredible, helpful and no little detail was over looked.
Starter – Baked crottin of goats cheese
Soup – Roasted Parsnip with lemon
Mains – Roasted sirloin of bandon vale beef or fillet of haddock
Deserts – White chocolate and raspberry mousse & cupcakes
My favourite part of the wedding day… Seeing everyone enjoying all the little and big surprises we planned, the finger print guest book and scratch cards and also the samba band and silent disco. All the work really paid off.
My piece of advice for other brides… Get the groom super involved in organising everything and enjoy a stress free wedding planning, haha!
About My Day My Way
My Day My Way is a wedding video service with a difference…
We deliver the camera, you film the day and we edit the footage! This a unique and special way to create a fantastic record of your special day. With the help of friends and family who become videographers for the day, we create lasting video memories of your wedding day, the way you want them. For more info on the service, click here.
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