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Wedding Preparation Tips

Wedding Preparation Tips

Your wedding day is one of the most memorable days of your life, a blissful occasion that is a beautiful celebration of love and commitment. The countdown to your wedding day in Dublin is truly an exciting time but can also be very stressful, as you plan and organize your perfect event. If you’re unsure where to start or if you're wondering whether there's something you may have missed (or even if you've got everything under control), check out our indispensable planning tips. We've got everything you need to plan the perfect day at The Morrison.

1 year to 6 months 
Set the Wedding Date
Book the Church
Book the Wedding Venue
Book the Photographer & Videographer
Book the band / music for the church
Make a guest list
Book your Honey moon
Check your passport is in date
Select the bridesmaids and best men
Order Wedding Stationary
Order your Wedding Dress!!
Order the bridal wear / Suit Hire
Book your Wedding Car
Book your florist

6 - 3 months
Issue a 3 months’ notice to the relevant statutory Authority
Order your wedding cake
Buy your wedding rings
Decide on the menus with the hotel
Discuss beauty treatments and make up
Discuss hair and hairdresser options
Check on your Wedding Dress
Decide on presents for attendants
Pay 50% of hotel costs
Book flowers
Shop for Groom’s suit

Post your invitations
Book your pre marriage course
Arrange your hen/ stag party
Book your hair appointment
Purchase going away gifts
Prepare a list of acceptances and regrets as replies arrives
Arrange thank you notes for wedding gifts received
arrange your mass booklets/ ceremony booklets 
Organise wedding transport

1 month ahead
Confirm final details with the hotel, church and wedding suppliers
Pay hotel invoice

1 week ahead
Arrange the table plan
Advise hotel on final numbers
Advise hotel on any changes
Get manicure, massage & all preening and prep

1 Day ahead
Deliver table plan, place settings, cake and favours to the hotel
Pack your overnight bag