Are you excited about getting married but worried
about going over budget?
Are you stressed from trying to remember everything for your wedding day and keep everyone happy at the same time?Welcome to weddingstyle.ie
David Kavanagh is one of Ireland's leading relationship and marriage experts, you have heard him on the radio and probably seen him on TV!
Now he brings his expertise on weddings and marriage to you at weddingstyle.ie
But that's not all. David has Brian and Amy's wedding planner here to help make your dreams come through and four of Ireland's leading journalists writing Exclusive articles that solve the problems You face.
And did we mention Ireland's fitness expert to the stars Paul Byrne and Elsa Jones from TV3'S How Healthy Are You?
And what about hair and make-up experts from Brown Sugar?
Every week we will have more unique content to help you on your journey to have an amasing wedding day.
But there's more!! We are the only site in Ireland with Live Chat so you can chat to our experts and other brides live when you need to. Forums are Dead, Long-live Live chat!
David Kavanagh is a relationship expert well-known to the Irish public.
He most recently appeared in TV3'S How Healthy Are You?, RTE'S Battle of the Sexes, TV'S Ireland A.M. and Sybil and Martin. He also appeared on the Ryan Tubridy show and speaks frequently on Newstalk and Spin Fm.
He is quoted frequently in the Irish Independent and runs the very successful Avalon courses for couples getting married.
David combines his expertise with his desire to build better relationships for Irish couples by bringing together a team of experts in the fashion and wedding industry to complete the Weddingstyle team.
In the summer of 2009, Sean beat off stiff competition from thousands of hopefuls to become one of the 20 contestants in ‘Total Xposure' - the reality series looking for the next Xposé presenter.
Following weeks of grueling tasks, the public voted Sean as the winner and he became the newest (and first male) member of the hugely popular entertainment show.
Sean Munsanje grew up in Dublin and Clare in the West of Ireland. He originally went to college in Waterford I.T and studied Computer Science.
After finishing his course and working in the I.T field he realised it wasn’t for him and pursued a career in songwriting and media. While studying a Media Studies and Anthropology degree in NUI Maynooth he signed a publishing deal with a Dublin record label and wrote many songs for artists on the label including two Irish top ten hits for Shelly Smith. His songs were performed in January 2009 when Shelly supported Chris Brown at The O2 in Dublin.
While songwriting, Sean decided TV and Radio were the fields he always wanted to work in so started sending his showreel around Dublin. After screentesting in RTE his love and passion for music got him the role presenting ‘The Gig Guide’ on TTV on RTE TWO. This was a weekly guide going through what’s on eventwise throughout the country and all the best gigs of the week to go to.
During his degree Sean worked for Today FM. He also worked on Spin1038’s shows ‘We Love Movies’ and ‘Plan B’ as a film and music contributor respectively.
Two months after Sean completed his degree he used his vast movie knowledge to land himself the position of Movie Correspondent for FM104. He reviews all the latest movies and interviews all the biggest stars of Hollywood for ‘The Juice’ which is aired every Sunday from 10am to 12pm.
Keeping his love of movies in his work Sean became one of the new television presenters and producers on ‘Take Six’ in January 2008. Take Six was a weekly movie review programme on Channel 6. In it Sean reviews the biggest movies of the week and interviews
A list actors like Meryl Streep, Halle Berry and Robert Downey Jr., and directors like his teenage hero Quentin Tarantino.
Sean can currently be seen on Ireland AM on Monday mornings as their X Factor commentator and expert.
Anne Sexton is a freelance journalist specialising in sexual and relationship topics. Since 2004 she has been writing the popular ‘Sexed Up’ column for Hot Press magazine. Anne’s column is renowned for its irreverent take on modern sex lives and is credited with attracting thousands of female readers to the magazine.
Anne is well known to the press as an expert on sexuality and relationships. She has appeared as a guest on a number of Irish television shows including RTÉ’s Capital D, Seoige and O’Shea and TV3’s Ireland AM, Midday and The Morning Show with Sybil and Martin programmes and has contributed to RTÉ’s The Battle of the Sexes and David McSavage’s satire show The Savage Eye.
She is a regular guest on Irish radio including RTÉ’s Radio 1, 2FM, 98 FM, Red FM and Newstalk. Her work has appeared in several Irish newspapers including the Irish Examiner, the Irish Independent and the Evening Herald.
he was three years with the Sunday Tribune until its closure in February, writing on various news topics from entertainment to health and education.
She has just finished her first crime fiction novel, and has an indecent love for red shoes and politics.
Susan Daly has been a columnist, journalist and news editor for 13 years, writing for a host of nationalnewspapers from The Irish Independent to The Irish Daily Star, and online at TheJournal.ie. She is equally at home interviewing Hollywood stars like Russell Crowe, Leonardo di Caprio and Sandra Bullock, as she is at chatting to farmers at the National Ploughing Championship.
She is a regular contributor to Newstalk and RTE Radio 1 talk shows as well as a panellist on RTE1's Daily Show and TV3’s Midday. A native of Tipperary, Susan is a big fan of the all-in country wedding and has never met a chocolate cake she didn’t like.
Kate Deegan from Co-ordination Made Easy, studied hotel management for four years at the world renowned College of Hotel Management in Shannon, Co. Clare Ireland. Having graduated from here she worked firstly as a hotel manager dealing with events, conferences and weddings on the operational side in both 4 and 5 star hotels.
Kate realised, having dealt with all of these events, that there was a real need for someone to co-ordinate the events and work with people who are trying to organise these events for the first time and perhaps from another country and help them as much as possible – hence the birth of Co-ordination Made Easy.
In her second year in business Kate received runner up in Shell livewire Young Entrepreneur 2004. This was the year she also held her first wedding fair at the Limerick race course, which was a huge success and growing every year and in her seventh year with this.
Also added to her belt is a side line business to weddings Perfect-Details. This is for all the wedding extras. Brides were asking where they could get the final touches or extras for their wedding and there was one company doing one thing and another something else. Kate, who was the first in the country with the chocolate fountain, saw the need for a one stop shop and that is where Perfect-Details come in. her latest innovative idea is the photobooth.
This year she had the honor of helping to coordinate “the wedding of the year” for Brian O Driscoll and Amy Huberman. With well over 150 coordinated wedding and blessing she has vast experience in the wedding industry.
Since landing her first journalism gig aged 11 (she went backstage at Coca Cola, Dublin Zoo and McDonald's for the local paper in West Dublin), she hasn't looked back...and not just because of all the free swag. Now a columnist with The Dubliner and contributing editor to Stellar Magazine, she also writes regularly for the Irish Daily Mail, Irish Independent and Sunday Tribune.
A sometime radio and TV pundit, she hass also written for Irish Tatler, U Magazine, the Sunday World, Evening Herald, the NME, Hot Press and Bust. Writing regularly on relationships, sex, health, fashion, beauty and showbiz, her favourite interviews ever have been Joan Rivers and Terry Wogan.
Jonathan McCrea is an award-winning broadcaster, journalist and photographer.
Jonathan graduated with honours from a degree in Communications in DCU in 1997, studying radio and film. In September 2003 he became presenter of the IFTA-nominated Sattitude, a live 2-hour young peoples TV show on RTE 2. In 2005 he started producing Ireland’s first movie show for radio, We Love Movies on Spin 1038. He also presented the show with Gordon Hayden and has interviewed stars such as Bruce Willis, Will Ferrell, Dustin Hoffman, Zach Braff, Elijah Wood, Antonio Banderas and Robin Williams among many others.
Jonathan also started contributing reviews and interviews for The Sunday Business Post. Since February of 2007, Jonathan has been presenting The Spin - the daily talk and current affairs show on Spin 1038 with co-host Clare McKenna. In October 2010, the show won a prestigious PPI national radio award for Best Speech Driven Magazine Programme. May 2008 saw Jonathan host the Dubai heat of The Rose of Tralee in the glamorous setting of the Mina Seyahi resort before starting a brand new show Jonathan Is A Man on City Channel – sort of a bloke-ish antidote to the Afternoon Show.
Jonathan also puts his comic observations on life onto paper in a regular men’s column in Stellar, Ireland’s new glossy magazine for women, and Confetti. He has also contributed to The Irish Independent, the Independent’s Weekend Magazine and online media sites Siliconrepublic.ie and ENN.ie. On June 5th 2010, Jonathan married Dara in Beaulieu-Sur-Mer on the southeast coast of France.
Paul (The Body) Byrne personal trainer to the stars has been a Personal Trainer for 21 years. The man who eats eight egg whites, two whole eggs and some salmon for breakfast is Ireland’s top fitness trainer. Getting into fitness at the tender age of just ten, Paul, became Junior Irish Karate Champion at the age of 16 and then went on to win the European Karate Championships five times over. Throughout his career Paul has won numerous classes in Mr Ireland, Mr Northern Ireland & Mr Titan UK and he now runs a personal training gym, Body Byrne on Clarendon Street in Dublin. Over the years Paul has trained many celebrities including Daniel Day Lewis for his part in The Boxer, Britney Spears and Kerry Katona. Currently Paul trains Grainne Seoige, Glenda Gilson, Keith Duffy and Rosanna Davison at his Body Byrne gym. He has also just finished climbing Kilimanjaro with a host of celebrities for Crumlin Children’s Hospital.