Top 5 Tips for Planning Your Wedding At Cork International Hotel

Ahead of the Wedding Showcase at The Cork International Hotel on Sunday 29th September, Wedding Coordinator, Emma Moriarty shares her top tips for a stress-free wedding planning experience.

Get the Wedding Menu Right 

Picking the right menu for your wedding is really important. Make sure you attend a menu tasting and ask plenty questions. Don’t stress about guests and their dietary requirements, just let your wedding coordinator know in enough time prior to your wedding day and they will ensure the dishes are adapted to suit your guests’ needs.

Lists, Lists and More Lists!

Whether you have 2 years or 2 months to plan a wedding, it can be very stressful. There’s no point making endless lists in your head only to forget them minutes later. Use the notes section on your phone, download a wedding planning app, or keep a little notebook or binder handy in your bag to jot down things to do as they occur to you. It is a good idea to keep a list nearby as you may spot hints and tips online or get advice from friends and it can be helpful to take notes as you go. 


Don’t assume the burden of planning all on your own. Ask your wedding party to lend a hand in the planning and share responsibilities with your partner. Remember the day is important for both of you. No matter how big or small, make sure you both have some tasks and don’t forget that your wedding co-ordinator is here to lean on too! She/he can be very helpful when it comes to sharing hints and tips and recommending suppliers for your celebration. 

Book the Best Wedding Photographer for You  

Everyone always underestimates how important it is to choose the right wedding photographer for you. These are photos that you will treasure for decades, so it is important to choose a wedding photographer whose work you love now and will still love in years to come. 

Come to Our Wedding Showcase 

On Sunday 29th September, from 12pm-3pm, Cork International Hotel will host a Wedding Showcase. Enjoy a glass of bubbly and canapes on arrival, meet some of Cork’s finest wedding suppliers and see the civil ceremony space and ballroom dressed for a wedding celebration. Wedding Coordinator Emma Moriarty will be on hand on the day to discuss your vision. She is taking a limited number of bookings for private consultations on the day, email to choose a time slot. 

Cork International Hotel will also be launching their new Sorrento Wedding Package for just €45pp on the day. To find out more, attend the Wedding Showcase, or click here.

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