FAQ


Q. What days of the week can I be married in Ireland?

You can now be married on any day of the week.

Q. How do I get married in Ireland?

You must make your NOIM (Notification of Intention to Marry) appointment at the HSE Registrar Office at least 3 months before your proposed wedding date.

You can read a good article here: http://corkcelebrant.ie/2017/04/26/getting-married-in-ireland/

Q. Will my marriage be legally recognized in Ireland?

We give you the choice of a full legal marriage or wedding ceremony only.    Your legal marriage vows and legal document signing can be seamlessly and beautifully integrated into your wedding ceremony.

Note: You will need two witnesses with photo ID , plus your own photo ID for the signing of your legal marriage documents.

Q. Where can I be married in Ireland?

You can be married at any location or building in Ireland which is generally open to the public without hindrance or cost.   This means your wedding ceremony can now be held at any location of your dreams!   With so many amazing wedding locations throughout this beautiful country, you can now make the right choice!

*Please note:  In Ireland, legal marriage ceremonies can only be performed at venues which are generally open to the public.  If you wish to have your wedding ceremony at a spectacular private location, which is not open to the public free of charge and require your marriage to be legally recognised in Ireland, the legal part of your ceremony, ie. the document signing, can be performed at different location on the same date, in order to comply with legal requirements.  If you have a question, just ask us.

We can make just about anything possible!

Q. How much is your Professional fee?

There is no charge for your first no-obligation Consultation.  During your consultation you will receive a quote based on your Celebrant / Officiant’s all-inclusive fee which does vary between Celebrants / Officiants,  depending on the work required and distance to be travelled to your wedding venue.

For this fee your Celebrant / Officiant will invest at least 25-30 hours of time into the necessary preparation, planning and conducting your ceremony.   Your  ceremony will exceed your expectations, because you deserve the best!

Q. What is included in your Standard Fee?

Our extensive list of standard inclusions will surprise you.  We go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that your ceremony is every bit as special as you deserve it to be!  Our list of standard inclusions will be provided by email with your quote following your free consultation.

Q. What are your extra costs?

We do our best not to charge you extra costs.  But sometimes there may be extra costs for further details of your ceremony not discussed with your Celebrant / Officiant at your ceremony design consultation.

Extra costs may include:

  • Ceremony re-printing charge may be incurred if you make last-minute changes to your ceremony within 7 days of your wedding and the copies of your final ceremony have already been printed.

Q. What are your hidden costs?

There are no hidden costs.  All costs will be quoted during initial consultation, you will be fully aware of all costs at the time of booking our services.

Q. Do you have a backup Celebrant?

Good question, and we have the best answer –  YES!   We always have a backup Celebrant or Officient on standby should the unexpected occur.   For complete peace of mind, you can be assured that your Ceremony will go ahead just as beautifully as it’s meant to be, no matter what happens.  Because you deserve the best!

Q. Why should I choose you?

There are so many good reasons why you should choose us.   No.1 is that every one of our team of Celebrants / Officiants will listen to your needs and will go out of their way to ensure that ceremony exceeds your expectations.

We are always honoured to be part of such a special day, and we never take that for granted.   Each member of our team brings a wealth of professional knowledge and experience to their ceremonial work, to ensure that your ceremony is every bit as special as you want it to be, because you deserve the best!

Here in Ireland, Church weddings are fast becoming so “yesterday”, as people realise they really do have more options.  Just like in countries such as Australia and the USA, you really can have full control over the design and delivery of your wedding ceremony, any day of the week, any location.  The time of the Independant marriage Officiant is definitley here to stay!

Your ceremony can be performed at any location, on any day of the week, at any time.  You are not restricted to certain venues, or to certain days of the week set out by the HSE.  This gives you the flexibility you really need to be in complete control of your dream wedding ceremony right here in Ireland!

We are non-denominational which means we are not restricted by the Rites of a particular Religion, so with Sacred Life Rites you really can have a personalised meaningful ceremony uniquely crafted to suit your individual beliefs and wishes.

No matter if your beliefs are Non-Religious or Religious, Spiritual, Atheist, Secular or Mixed Faith, you can have a magical, meaningful ceremony to suit your exact requirements!

Every week more modern couples are choosing Sacred Life Rites to create and conduct their ceremony because they want the best!

Q. When can we see you?

Your free consultation can be either in person, by phone or by Skype, at any time convenient to you, day or night.  During this first Consultation you will receieve your quote with no hidden costs, which is valid for 7 days.

But please contact us right away, to make sure that your chosen date is available then we can make an appointment for your free Consultation.

You can have your Consultation at any day or time convenient to you.

If you prefer to phone or text: 085 831 3437 ( Same day reply within hours )
or submit a callback request via the Contact page