A big congratulations to Clare and Jonathan who were married on the 22nd of June 2018!

Napoleonic Fort in North Donegal on the sea cliffs at Lough Swilly
What an amazing house to get ready for your wedding day in. Perched on the sea cliffs overlooking Lough Swilly it is definately one of the most exceptional houses I’ve ever been in!

Bride Clare Friel got ready at home in the stunning Napoleonic era Knockalla Fort in Inishowen, Co Donegal. Mum and Dad Patricia and Bill were on hand to help out along with Bridesmaids Emma Owen, Katie Friel-Russell, Grace Cassidy, Harriet Stanton & Nicola Burns. And the lovely flowergirls were Liara Cooley & Tilly Owen.

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What a view!

Groom Jonathan Lynch got ready in the historic Rathmullan House Hotel overlooking the landmark Rathmullan beach. Jonathan was helped out by Mum and Dad Helen & Pat, Sean McConomy – Best Man and groomsmen Jay McLaren, Mark Halpenny, Simon Rogers and Andy Stelling. Coen Cooley, Sebastian Owen & Booker Friel-Russell were the cool Page Boys.

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Groom prep at Rathmullan House

Fr Patrick McGarvey celebrated a lovely nuptial mass in St Mary’s in Fanavolty and afterwards the happy couple made their way to Rathmullan House for the reception.

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Walking down the aisle in Fanavolty before heading to Rathmullan for reception

Rathmullan House was as exceptional as always and with it’s stunning food and it’s classic decor it’s such a perfect venue for a wedding. Hot Fuss Wedding Band kicked of the celebrations after the meal and the crowd partied the night away!

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The imposing Rathmullan House set in its lovely grounds beside the beach. Here the guests get to mingle outside for the drinks reception

Best wishes to Clare & Jonathan and thanks again for letting me capture your special day and tell your story. A long and happy future together for you both.


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Exploring the sand dunes at Rahmullan House
  1. Hair & Makeup: Makeup – Kerry Harvey – & Tara Dorrian
  2. DressThe Ivory Chapter
  3. Photography: Sarah Fyffe
  4. Flowers: Love Blossoms
  5. Limo/Transportation: Bentley Wedding Cars
  6. Church music:Kelli McGrory