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The Celtic Handfasting Tradition

The Celtic Handfasting Tradition

Above: Aoife & Jimmy's weddingat Ballyvolane HousePhoto by whitecatstudio.ie Braided handfasting chord fully handmade by me to the bride's choice of colours The wedding tradition of celtic handfasting has seen a resurgence since Prince Wiliam and Kate tied the...

The Irish Wedding Coin Tradition

The Irish Wedding Coin Tradition

It is believed that the Irish tradition of the wedding coin has its roots in the Brehon law, when the groom would gift his new bride with a coin to represent that from this point forward, everything he owns would be equally shared. There may be variants of this...

What is an Interfaith Minister in Ireland ?

What is an Interfaith Minister in Ireland ?

The word "Interfaith" doesn't always mean religious.  Interfaith describes an inclusive philosophy which welcomes people from all walks of life, regardless of their spiritual or religious beliefs (or none) without discrimination of any kind. An interfaith Minister is...

Charleville Park Hotel, Co.Cork

Charleville Park Hotel, Co.Cork

  If a stunning indoor greenery and immaculate completely separate wedding chapel is what you are seeking, combined with a glamorous luxury country hotel less than 1 hour from Cork City, modern luxury and VIP service, then don’t go past Charleville Park Hotel in...

Innishannon House Hotel, Co.Cork

Innishannon House Hotel, Co.Cork

If you are searching for a luxury country riverside mansion house hotel with olde world charm within a stone's throw of Cork City, you can’t go past Innishannon House Hotel.  One of Co.Cork’s popular wedding venue destinations, the hotel is located 19km from Cork...

Maryborough Woods Hotel & Spa, Cork

Maryborough Woods Hotel & Spa, Cork

If a stunning outdoor garden view from an immaculate indoor conservatory nestled within a wooded private mansion house estate, less than 10 minutes from Cork City centre is what you are seeking, Combine that with a glamorous luxury city hotel with modern resort...

What is a modern interfaith Minister ?

What is a modern interfaith Minister ?

The diversity of Religious organisations around the world means that it is not possible to generalise by claiming that Religious solemnisers can only conduct religious ceremonies. Those like myself who are Interfaith Ministers belong to organisations with an inclusive...

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