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Oh. Em. G!

It definitely must be modernist week here on Bride and Joy – hot on the heels of yesterday’s Modern Minimalist wedding I bring you this rather fantastic real wedding from one of my favourite Irish hotels – the G.

Betty and Alex are the couple in question. They’d eloped to Galway and couldn’t have chosen a more fantastic venue to get hitched. The result is bucketloads of old school glamour with a funky, contemporary twist. I’m suffering from an acute case of wedding envy!

Was it the carpet or their love that had them feeling dizzy?

High Tea with Pink Champagne served in the Oyster Room… what a way to celebrate!

The retro photographer extraordinaire behind these amazing photos is Siobhan Byrne – Every so often I discover an Irish-based photographer that I get genuinely excited about and Siobhan is one of these! If you’re into a reportage style of wedding photography, head over to her website. She’s got tonnes more lovely pics from this wedding on her blog so go check it out.


Photographs by: Siobhan Byrne Photography

Location: The G Hotel

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  1. Fifibelle

    Amazing pics!!Her dress is a beautiful colour too, really unusual but very flattering

    • Isn’t it beautiful Fifi, not the first colour you might think of but so pretty!

      • Fifibelle

        God yeah, she’s a beautiful bride too! Have to say, I love looking at other people’s wedding pics, get so much inspiration from them (does that make me a bit odd?)!

        • Nope I think it’s great, I find it easier to picture our wedding day when I look at real weddings than I do when looking at posed, brochure pics. So keep looking at em my dear and get inspiration from those who’ve gone before :)

  2. How unique! I love the modern eclectic vibe. Very cool!

  3. Fabulous! going to look at Siobhan’s site right now!

  4. Fantastic pictures! really different, love Siobhan’s Style, so honoured to have her at the Alternative Wedding Event on Sunday. Bride & Joy, can’t wait to meet you there too.

  5. Fantastic photos! Love the bulls-eye one. Looking forward to meeting everyone too! :)

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