Nickiela Martin, an Irish bride, and Cody Teixeira, an Austrian groom, are a modern-day love story made possible by a popular dating app in this Tinder Wedding success. Nickiela traveled to Australia for a few months, and it was there that she met Cody after only 3 months. The couple quickly hit it off, and their romance has been blossoming ever since. The two decided to tie the knot, bringing together two different cultures and backgrounds. The couple’s love story is a testament to the fact that love can be found in the most unexpected of places.

The wedding ceremony for Nickiela and Cody was an early start, with the ceremony beginning at 11am in Glenfin. This meant that the bride and her bridal party were up bright and early to start preparations for the big day. Nickiela chose Meghan Laird for hair and makeup, and her dress was provided by Madi Lane. She accessorised her look with jewellery from Saint Valentine, shoes from Charlotte Mills, and wore Maison Margiela Replica as her fragrance of the day. Nickiela’s Maid of Honor was Erin O’Donnell, and her bridesmaids included Jennie Hamlett, Katlynn Griffin, and Rebecca Doherty. The bride and her bridal party all looked stunning, as they made their way to the ceremony to see Nickiela marry the love of her life, Cody.

Bride Nickiela gets ready for the wedding ceremony
Bride Nickiela gets ready for the wedding ceremony

Cody was supported by his closest friends on his special day, including his father Tony, and his brother Rocco serving as his best man. Also at the house was Emiel Swaab, Max Mancino and Chevy Teixeira as his groomsmen. The groom and his attendants got ready at a house near the church in Curraghmone, where they donned their suits and toasted the morning with a nice bottle of Jameson whiskey.

Cody and the groomsmen toast a glass of whiskey
Cody and the groomsmen toast a glass of whiskey

Nickiela and Cody’s special day was complemented by the great group of people the brought together to help make the day go smoothly. First Choice Wedding Cars provided transportation for the couple and their guests. The ceremony was celebrated by V. Rev. Canon Austin Laverty, who performed the wedding mass for the couple and their 100 guests.  The wedding flowers were designed by Harriett Reilly Floral Design, adding a touch of natural beauty to the ceremony and reception. The stationary for the day was provided by Celebrait Wedding Co for the save the dates and invites, and Ivy & Eve Paper for the day-of stationary. The Wedding styling was I do Wow Weddings. All blended so well together to make the day beautiful, memorable, and a true reflection of their personalities and love story.

Bride and groom spend a lovely moment together in the forest and exchange their wedding vows

After the ceremony, Nickiela and Cody took a little time to exchange beautiful, personalized vows to each other in a nearby forest. This was a lovely and touching moment, and it was a beautiful element to be able to include in the couple’s wedding film. The couple exchanged their promises of love, devotion and a lifetime commitment to each other in a secluded and intimate environment that was special to them. There was also plenty of fun and laughs in the vows and a mention of their chance meeting online and this becoming a Tinder Wedding Success Story,. After the intimate exchange of vows, the couple then proceeded to Biddy’s of Barnes pub to celebrate with their guests. The Pub provided a cozy and relaxed atmosphere for the couple and their guests to have some drinks and enjoy some food. 

Some of the beautiful wedding details at the wedding of Nickiela and Cody

The reception was held at the luxurious Harveys Point, where the couple and their guests enjoyed mingling at the drinks reception before being called into the main banqueting hall.

Speeches were given after dinner at the reception by several members of the wedding party, including the Father of the Bride, Joe McCrudden, Father of the Groom, Tony Teixeira, Brother of the Groom and Groomsman, Chevy Teixeira, Best Man, Rocco Teixeira, Maid of Honour, Erin O’Donnell, and a joint speech by the couple, Nickiela & Cody. Each speech was filled with love, humour, and memories, and they were a perfect way to commemorate this special Tinder wedding success story.

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Congratulations to Nickiela & Cody on their marriage and best wishes for the future

After the speeches, a fireworks display light up the sky which added an extra level of grandeur and wonder to the occasion, providing an unforgettable experience for the couple and their guests. The night was then closed off by the band, Sixty Five, that provided lively and upbeat music, keeping the guests entertained and on the dance floor until late. The band was the perfect choice for the couple and their guests, who wanted to keep the party going and dance the night away. 

It was a wonderful and unforgettable wedding day, filled with love, laughter, and memories that will last a lifetime and I am delighted to have been able to play my small part in recording it.

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