A gorgeous real wedding in County Antrim, Northern Ireland filled with sunshine and sparkle.
WHERE: Ballygally Castle Hotel, County Antrim, NI
WHEN: June 2006
PHOTOGRAPHER: John Mcllwaine
Dan proposed to Kelly outside the Sydney Opera House in Australia, while on holiday in 2005 Hotel.
The bride’s real wedding outfit
Kelly’s diamond white satin Rosetta Nicolini gown, from Berketex suited her perfectly with its full skirt and beaded detailing. She wore an Irish Claddagh necklace with diamanté jewellery from Jeffs in Liverpool.
“As we looked around at our friends and family, we had an overwhelming feeling of just how lucky we are”
The groom’s real wedding outfit
An ivory Prince Edward jacket from David Bellingham in County Antrim.
Kelly’s bouquet included white Oriental lilies with beargrass and dimante beads.
It was a personal real wedding ceremony overlooking the sea, and ended with the lighting of a unity candle.
Took place at Ballygally Castle Hotel in the River Room, with drinks on the beach followed by a ﬁve-course meal Hastings Hotel.
Was a ﬁve-tier creation in the shape of a castle, made by a family friend.
Were Irish lottery tickets with chocolate shamrocks and a CD of songs from the wedding.
Was Ireland! Kelly is from the area and wanted to introduce Dan’s family and their friends to the country.