Wedding of the Week: This  Cork bride appeared on 'Say Yes to the Dress'

A festive pub crawl through Cork city brought this couple together. The bride also featured on 'Say Yes to the Dress' with Franc
Wedding of the Week: This  Cork bride appeared on 'Say Yes to the Dress'
Theresa O Sullivan and Joseph Kelliher were wed in Sacred Heart Church in Glounthaune.

A FESTIVE pub crawl through Cork city proved the meeting point for these newlyweds.

Theresa O’Sullivan, of Little Island, and Joseph Kelliher, from, Dingle first crossed paths in the Washington Inn in Cork city.

Theresa O'Sullivan and Joseph Kelliher, who met during the 12 pubs of Christmas in Cork city.
Theresa O'Sullivan and Joseph Kelliher, who met during the 12 pubs of Christmas in Cork city.

Therese explained how they first met: “I was on the 12 pubs and Joseph was on a night out and we met in pub number 12.”

The couple were married at Glounthaune parish church.
The couple were married at Glounthaune parish church.

The duo, aged 32, were born within just two days of each other.

“We got engaged on June 15, 2017, the day before my 30th birthday, in our favourite restaurant in Dingle called Doyles.

Theresa O'Sullivan with her parents and bridal party
Theresa O'Sullivan with her parents and bridal party

“We started planning straight away. We decided to get married in my parish church, Sacred Heart Church in Glounthaune, on November 30, 2019.”

Family friends Fr Tom Hayes and Fr Liam O Hici married them.

The couple live in Dingle where Joseph is a dairy farmer. Theresa is from Little Island.
The couple live in Dingle where Joseph is a dairy farmer. Theresa is from Little Island.

Theresa was on Say Yes To The Dress with fellow Corkonian Franc, who helped her find her perfect dress.

“It was a full length dress (in Vows, Blarney) with a bit of lace and sparkle, it was a fantastic experience.”

The couple wed at the Sacred Heart Church in Glouthaune.
The couple wed at the Sacred Heart Church in Glouthaune.

Her veil and the bridesmaid dresses all came from Vows. Jewellery was from Michel.

Hair was by the talented Laura Chambers, from Heavenly Hair in Glounthaune. Make-up was by Ruthanna Crowley. The suits came from Strand House in Dingle, as did the shoes.

The bridal party included Theresa’s sister and maid of honour, Niamh O’Sullivan, best friend Sarah Murphy and Joseph’s sister Joanne O’Halloran.

Best man was Patrick Fitzgerald, and groomsmen were Eoghan O’Connor and brother-in-law Barry O Halloran.

Parents James and Eileen O’Sullivan and Patrick and Mary Kelliher supported the couple hugely in the run up to their day.

Joe from Wedding Vintage Car Hire drove the couple to their reception at the Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa in Little Island. The couple said Joanne O’Donoghue, the wedding coordinator, was a fantastic help.

“The hotel was done up beauitfully, it was so nice to have Ditchley House for our drinks reception and into the main hotel for our meal. The food was exceptional, we couldn’t fault anything. Everyone loved everything about the Radisson.”

Flowers were by Paul Hayes in Flower Power in Glounthaune. Cake was by Brian Roche of Baker Boy. While The Buachaills entertained on the night. The first song was Ed Sheeran’s Perfect.

Videographer was Pat Lynam from Ashmore productions.

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