Judi Roche, Balla Florists - Florist of the Year.

Mayo celebrations at weddingsonline awards

THERE are celebrations in Mayo after the highly coveted weddingsonline awards winners 2024 were announced at a gala dinner at the Lyrath Estate Hotel.

Balla Florists - no stranger to award wins - was named Florist of the Year.

Expressing her delight, proprietor Judi Roche said the award was huge recognition for all the team involved.

She commented: “We moved our business online a year ago and winning this award confirms our belief that we can work in a new and exciting way.”

Balla Florists were previously named Florist of the year in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 and with over 3,500 weddings under their belt, pride themselves on customer care and attention to detail.

There were celebrations too for The Lodge at Ashford Castle who were named Hotel Venue of the Year for Connaught.

The Lodge offers a truly unique and special wedding venue, and with delicious cuisine and heartfelt service, the result is an unforgettable experience for couples and their guests.

T2 Coffee Van scooped the Mobile Bar/Food Truck Supplier of the Year title.

T2 Coffee Van is a super cute 1976 Type 2 Volkswagen Camper Van, converted into a fully equipped espresso bar, located in Mayo. They specialise in providing local organic barista coffees and award-winning treats to weddings and events in the area, bringing a touch of vintage flair and wow factor to your special day.

And a Claremorris-based business was named Transport Supplier of the Year - U2R1 Wedding Cars.

U2R1 Wedding Cars pride themselves on providing a professional and luxurious service aimed at making your big day as memorable as possible.

The Stationery Designer of the Year award went to Castlebar-based Jen Murphy Design Studio.

Located on Ellison Street in Castlebar, and newly opened in 2021, Jen has over 10 years’ experience in graphic design, working for numerous large companies over the years. She has a reputation for attention to detail, efficiency and most importantly her creative flair.

The weddingsonline awards are the industry standard and the 'Oscars' of the Irish wedding sector.

The full list of award winners is here: https://www.weddingsonline.ie/awards/.