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The 2017 Wedding Journal Reader Awards Winners

The excitement has been building all week!

The Winners are in!

You’ve nominated and voted in your thousands and now it’s time to unveil the wedding suppliers and businesses who are the winners of the Wedding Journal Reader Awards 2017!

The Wedding Journal Reader Awards are Ireland’s leading awards for the wedding industry and we have been astounded once again by the number of nominations and votes received across the 21 categories as you try to secure your favourite businesses and suppliers a much-coveted place in our final line-up.

And the winners of the Reader Awards 2017 are…

Bridal Retailer of the Year


Perfect Day

Wedding Stationery Company of the Year


Perfect Day Print

Honeymoon Provider of the Year


Thomas Cook

Wedding Photographer of the Year


Ciaran O’Neill Photography

Wedding Videographer of the Year


Pink Lime Video

Make-up artist of the Year

Paddy McGurgan Makeup Artist

Wedding Hair Stylist of the Year


Tori Keane

Wedding Gift List Provider of the Year


The Wedding Shop

Grooms Wear Supplier of the Year


Red Groomswear

Cake Designer of the Year


Gemma’s Cakes

Wedding Florist of the Year


Stalks and Stems (Co. Clare)

Venue Styling Company of the Year


Leaf Designs

Mother of the Bride Designer/Retailer of the Year



Transport Company of the Year


I Do Wedding Cars

Wedding Entertainment Provider of the Year


The Manouche Boys

Hotel Venue of the Year


Galgorm Resort & Spa

Unique Venue of the Year


Bellingham Castle

Wedding Jeweller of the Year



Irish Wedding Dress Designer of the Year


Edel Tuite

Newcomer of the Year


White Designer Studio

This category is for someone who has contributed greatly to the bridal industry in Ireland and is well regarded by his/her peers.

Outstanding Achievement


Jean Millar


Congratulations to all!

Thanks to everyone who nominated and voted, and to our finalists and winners  of the awards.  We will be in touch directly with all winners to officially invite you to a Winner’s Brunch to celebrate.


We will also be selecting the winner of the luxury spa break at the Galgorm Resort & Spa shortly so keep an eye on your inboxes!