Movie Magic: Galia + Emmet at Kilkenny Ormonde

A very special day filled with fun surprises around every corner…

When a Pinterest addict bride-to-be and a mutual love for one of the greatest movies of all times come together, the result is epic to say the least. Galia and Emmet’s big day featured delicate mauve and blush tones and the most elegant figure-hugging lace gown.

Adding that extra wow factor and little twist to their day, the couple chose an impressive Star Wars wedding cake along with a magician and one of the country’s top wedding bands to keep the party going all night long.

From the endearing nervousness of the groom as he waited for his bride at the altar, to the loving glances between the smitten newlyweds, this wedding had all the feels.

The Beginning…

“We met through mutual friends almost 11 years ago. We just clicked straight away and have been together ever since!”

The Proposal…

“The proposal happened on our ninth anniversary. It was very low-key but so romantic. We were watching a movie after our meal when the ad break came on… I looked at Emmet and he had a ring in his hand! Next thing he was down on one knee! I couldn’t believe it. What a great anniversary present!”

On The Venue…

“We fell in love with the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel from the moment we entered! The Wedding Coordinator and the entire team made our wedding day one we will remember for the rest of our lives. Nothing was too much trouble on the day itself. The staff were so friendly and welcoming to our guests. Everyone loved the food and helpful service from the staff. We cannot thank them enough.”

On The Photographer…

“Our photographer Paul Duane was such a pleasure to work with. Paul is amazing at his job, he made us feel so relaxed on the day. His personality, guidance and professionalism were greatly appreciated and his photographs were absolutely fantastic.”

The Highlights...

“The whole day was just so special. Having our friends and family present to celebrate our special day meant so much to us. Alice Comerford sang at the church for us and all I can say is WOW – she is so talented! I’ll never forget how magical she was. I would love to go back in time and do it all again.”

A huge thank you to Galia and Emmett for sharing their special day at the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel with us and to their photographer Paul Duane for allowing us to publish these moments. You can see more of his work at

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Ciara Moore

Ciara Moore is the Blog Editor & Social Media Manager at WeddingDates HQ. Anything you want to know about weddings and what is on trend - she's your woman!

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