Perfect Music for a Perfect Day

Aherlow house hotel

I played solo cello for a drinks reception in Aherlow House Hotel. Beautiful warm day and gorgeous views out to the mountains. There is a large terrace which is lovely on a good day. The couple had photos taken below the guests and enjoyed the cello music wafting down to them. I play a selection…Continue Reading

Annakisha church

Ceremony in Annakisha church on a beautiful sunny day! Flute, guitar and cello trio, sounding very beautiful. The church is around 150 years old and a lovely space, Bridesmaids in a dark green blue Beautiful drive to the church!Continue Reading

Tower Hotel Waterford

After the cliff house in Ardmore the day before we were in the Ardmore rooms in the Tower Hotel. A bit of a difference! A real town hotel, not as boutique and personal! But the ceremony room was decked out in a crazy blue light, fairy light getup. Not sure how flattering it was, not…Continue Reading

Cliff House Hotel

The Cliff House Hotel is gorgeous. The views are stunning the carpet is a great azure blue and the people who work there are impeccably kind and helpful. The civil ceremonies are held in a beautiful glass walled room overlooking the sea. It was a glorious day and for the drinks reception on the balcony…Continue Reading

Cratloe church

In Dromoland on Friday and Cratloe on Saturday. A lot of driving… St Johns church in Cratloe is unusual with its 3 galleries and lots of wood. It’s a small church but it can fit 200 if needed because of the galleries and side wings. It is one of the three remaining Barn churches and…Continue Reading

Dromoland Castle

Playing outside is always a little tricky with wind, cold and sun, midges and showers, but last week in Dromoland Castle although initially cold and windy, by the time the crowd arrived it was beautiful. If you are wanting to have music outside make sure the musicians have a protected place to play and expect…Continue Reading

St Brigids Crosshaven

St Brigids Crosshaven

The Scarlet duo played a beautiful wedding in Crosshaven today. The sun even shone! We played with singer Camilla Grieshel. She sang the psalm Here I am lord, Amazing grace, Lascia Chio Pianga and The Prayer. The children read all the prayers of the faithful which is always lovely in the ceremony. (The congregation even…Continue Reading

Civil ceremony ritual idea

Civil ceremony ritual idea

A lovely idea at a civil ceremony last week. The bride had a bottle of whiskey which was extra sweet, the groom had his which was not sweet at all. They had decorated the bottles beautifully. During the ceremony both bottles were poured together to create the perfect drink which they then drank. Use antique…Continue Reading