Don’t plan hard, plan smart! Weddings take a serious amount of organisation: the hair, the makeup, the dress, cakes, flowers, favours, photographers, videographers, singers, bands, cars and more! Trawling through hundreds of vendors for each aspect of your wedding can take hours, weeks, months even, and it’s enough to push the wedding stress pressure gauge through the roof!
“Annndd breaathhee!” Here at GoHen, we’ve been on a mission to track down the best of the best in the Irish wedding industry for 2020 to save you a whole lot of time and hassle. Even if you don’t find the company for you, you may find a lot of inspiration along the way. So, without further ado, here are the 41 Best Irish Wedding Companies for 2020!
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Hair, Makeup & Dress
Rossano’s | Sligo
From the moment of the free consultation right up until the special day, Rossano’s team of expert hairstylists will help you create that fabulous, bespoke look that’s right for you. They believe in getting to know the individual so they can do all they can to make your personality and beauty shine through! Wonderfully personable and simply stunning!
Sarah Mason Professional | Galway
Glamorous, gorgeous, vintage, elegant, and everything in between… the wonderful group of hairstyling gurus at Sarah Mason Professional can work their magic to match any bride’s wedding hair desires! Sarah herself is a multi-award-winning stylist – double Irish Hairdresser of the Year winner – so it’s safe to say you’ll be in very, very capable hands!
Red Velvet | Malahide & Ballyboughal
What more can we say about Jane Walsh and the fabulous team at Red Velvet?! Making our list for the second year running, these guys are still at the forefront of Ireland’s wedding hair scene and show no signs of budging. Boasting a talented array of hairdressers, they’ll take on any bridal party, no matter how big or small, anywhere in the world!
Hair by Val O’ Dea | Limerick
Val O’Dea’s passion and love for her job is one of the reasons she’s one of the best wedding hairstylists in the country. The fact that she also happens to be supremely talented is the other reason she is building a phenomenal reputation for herself as one of the best in the business. Implementing a technique known as up-styling, she’ll make you and your party look your radiant best without completely altering your style!
Lynsey O Leary | Cork
Cork’s premier hair artist, Lynsey O Leary is just that: an artist! Her wonderful brides and bridesmaids are her canvases and she creates jaw-dropping masterpieces every single time. With more than 20 years of experience, and the same burning passion from when she began, you’ll have that fairy-tale wedding hair you’ve always dreamed of.
Wedding Makeup Artists
Melissa Clarke Makeup | Bagenalstown
Melissa is on a mission to help ‘make the flaws flawless, and help bring out the inner beauty as well as the outer to make every bride shine’! And it appears she is doing an incredible job judging by the stunning brides on her social channels and the reams of positive reviews she receives. Keep up the spectacular work!
Aoife Callaghan Makeup Artist | Dublin
Subtlety and natural elegance are the pillars of Aoife’s approach to wedding makeup, and the results are truly sublime, adding weight to the saying ‘less is more’. Check out her resplendent portfolio to see just why we hold her in such high regard. We are truly in awe of her work and implore you to give her a visit if you’re in the vibrant Irish capital.
Catherine Hickey | Limerick
This multi-award-winning makeup artist graced our list last year and she’s rightfully back again this year because she’s still blazing a trail for the Irish wedding makeup scene! A friendly service with a radiant smile, her stunning brides are fine examples of her seemingly never-ending talent, so if you’re looking for the dream wedding look, you really need look no further.
Caroline Coyne | Galway
Having trained at the Jemma Kidd School of Makeup, Fashion and Catwalk in London, Caroline Coyne unquestionably knows a thing or two about style. This is reflective in her work with all her brides and bridal parties looking dazzling, glamorous and, most definitely, catwalk-worthy! With a brilliant ability to create the perfect look each time, she has solidified herself as one of the best of the best.
Sharon McCormack | Sligo
With her incredible nerve-calming abilities, undeniable professionalism and meticulous approach to detail, Sharon McCormack offers the complete package when it comes to your wedding day look. Oh, and she just so happens to be an incredible makeup artist too, creating looks which will leave wedding guests speechless! If you’re looking for some serious WOW-Factor, you’ve found it!
Cinderella’s Closet | Cork
Cinderella’s Closet Boutique is a treasure trove of fairy-tale bridal gowns. From graceful dresses to spectacular, timeless designs, you’ll be hard pushed not to find the dress of your dreams. Their wonderful team of fairy godmothers will be on hand throughout to offer their thoughts and expert insights to make it a stress-free, thoroughly enjoyable experience.
Alice May Bridal Boutique | Dublin
Choosing that stunning bridal gown is an incredibly joyous occasion and the wonderful folks at Alice May Bridal Boutique make it just that. From the second you set foot through the door to the moment you leave with your dress, you and your nearest and dearest will be immersed in the magic of the experience. With a hand-selected range of designers, their dresses are the crème de la crème!
The Little White Dress | Limerick
Show-stopping, jaw-quaking, gasp-creating stunners! The award-winning Little White Dress in Limerick boasts an outstanding array of gorgeous gowns which will turn every head as you float elegantly down the aisle. Back on our list for a second year running, can you tell they’re one of our favourites?
Belladonna Bridal | Galway
The guys at Belladonna Bridal Boutique take their wedding dress game so seriously that they’ve redeveloped the whole store in a bid to improve the gown purchasing process for their lovely brides. With more floor space so the main girl has room to manoeuvre, improved fitting facilities, and softer colours to make the dresses pop, they’ve gone above and beyond to create an unrivalled experience.
Graceful Occasions | Sligo
Open six days a week with late evening appointments, the award-winning Graceful Occasions understand your hectic schedule and try to work around it the best they can! With amazing dress experts and an elegant selection to choose from, finding that perfect dress will be a piece of wedding cake!