Charlie and Becky on their wedding day. siobhanbyrneweddings.com

The Vow

Home is where the heart is for Becky & Charlie's picture perfect day

When Becky interviewed Charlie about his new start-up several years ago, it was love at first sight. Fate intervened, and the next day the pair bumped into each other outside the National History Museum, Dublin, and decided to pop in so they could spend more time together. Now they run Broughgammon Farm, in Co Antrim, together.

After Charlie proposed to Becky on a Scottish beach the couple decided to have a traditional church wedding followed by a reception and dinner under a marquee at Becky's family home in Wicklow, which she says made the planning a lot easier. The dog-loving couple decided to name all tables after family pets, and owing to the fact that her father's garden had beautiful flowers in bloom, Becky and her sister made a garland from hydrangeas for the top table. The bride found her dream gown in McElhinney's, Donegal, while the groom wore his family tartans with his morning suit.

After the wedding Becky's mum, artist Lucy Doyle, painted the richly colourful Country Wedding (below) inspired by her daughter's special day. "It makes me feel so lucky to be her daughter and to get to enjoy being part of her inspiration. It's such a special and humbling thing," says Becky.

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Becky and Charlie took off to Cork for two weeks after their big day, stopping at Waterford's Cliff House Hotel for some pampering along the way. The happy couple have just welcomed a new addition to their family - baby Rupert.

* Words by Dee Finnerty. Photography by Siobhan Byrne Photography, visit siobhanbyrneweddings.com. If you would like your wedding featured here, email weddings@independent.ie

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