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Celtic Celebrant & Legal Solemnizer

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Countries Covered

I travel Nationally & Internationally

Specialisms

Celtic Singer & Harpist, Heal Your Life Coach.

Affiliations

Earth Spiritualist Foundation

Languages

English and some Irish

Hi, I'm Carmel

Hi there, my name is Carmel. I am a legal Solemnizer & Celtic Celebrant, living in the midlands of Ireland.
I am a holistic therapist, life coach, Celtic singer and harpist.
I have been singing for weddings and funerals for over 30 years, so I am very familiar with blessings, religious, secular celebrations. I love everything about ceremonies, there is nothing better than seeing two beautiful hearts connect in the precious ceremony of marriage.
I love to incorporate some of the old Celtic traditions into ceremonies, like water or fire rituals, hand fasting or tree planting, just to name a few. But the key ingredient is YOU!!!, I love to work with you the couple, we start with a clean canvas, together we design and create a meaningful ceremony that you and your guests will love. and cherish.

What's my ceremony style?

I am a very relaxed and easy going person, the one thing I pride myself on, is connection with my clients. Whether that be at my Owl Cabin for my holistic business, or my Wedding, Renewals, or Baby naming clients.
I love to get to know YOU, what makes you tick, what makes you smile, what makes you happy?
My coaching comes into play here, by asking you questions that help you think outside the box, heck No!!! thinking that there is no box !!!
Fun and lightness are important during the time I spend getting to know my clients, after all why should this be a stressful time? It can be a beautiful journey of self discovery, while you decide what your dream day will look like. I believe that every moment of the planning should be blissful. Life is too short for stress!!!

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Why choose Carmel?

Being involved in the wedding music industry for over 30 years, I have seen it all and it has helped me fine tune my own style, which is, focusing on YOU, the couple. I make a promise that I will do everything within my power to help & guide you to celebrate your special day in a dignified and caring way. I make this promise, because I love what I do, and I feel very humbled and honored to play a part in celebrating with you, whether it be your wedding, baby naming, or life event.

What do I offer?

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Weddings

I am happy to work with all couples, I love to get to know you and your love story. I also love working with my LGBTQ+ couples, Love is Love in my eyes, it is always my pleasure to connect two hearts together in marriage and unity.
I am a Shamanic Practitioner, and if the couples so choose I can bring in some of my Shamanic rituals, which include, the Earth, Wind, Fire and Water, these rituals can make your occasion very special indeed.
I also offer a beautiful Cacao Ceremony, an opening of hearts, a ritual of letting go of the old and welcoming the new.

I offer my wedding clients, a beautiful, carefully designed ceremony, that is special and personal to them. I include all rituals of their choice. I meet up with you both at your desired venue to practice and rehearse before your big day, also we can do zoom meetings if outside the country. I gift you a beautiful Wedding Certificate on the day as a keepsake. I supply the sound equipment if needed for any music played at no extra charge.

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Why choose Carmel for your wedding?

The first thing I do when I meet you as a couple, is to get you to relax and breathe! I’m a firm believer in keeping calm, as it helps with clarity of mind.
I am a great listener and I love to hear your love story, so that I can intertwine it throughout your ceremony.
I love to help you choose readings and poems that relate to you, plus I can help with your choice of music, or I can give you lots of direction when looking for suppliers.
I love to get to know you on a personal level, as it helps me to create something beautiful for your occasion.

My mission is to bring meaning to your connection of love, you are after all creating beautiful memories, that you can cherish for years to come.

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Naming Ceremonies

There is nothing more precious, than when a child is born, it brings such light and happiness into a family. Then comes the day you name your child. How do you choose? You might name your child after your parents or grandparents, or you might choose a name that has great meaning to you.
Whatever name you choose, it’s so lovely to celebrate this occasion with family and friends. To welcome this precious child into the world and to christen them with their name for life. This is such a special day, as this child gets to have two or more people that take on a role of supporting and guiding them through life, that is of course their God parents.,
I love this quote, “It takes a village to raise a child”

I love to meet up with the parents to get to know them, also to get to know what they would love for this special day. I can give helpful hints and tips, but it will be their day for their child, so anything I can do to enhance it will be a bonus.
Baby naming ceremonies can be done at a venue of your choice, the majority that I have afficiated have been at the Child’s home place, but no matter where the venue, the most important ingredient on the day is LOVE! surrounded by all the special people in this child life.

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Why choose Carmel for your naming ceremony?

My style is very relaxed and easy going. I am always conscious that children can get tired or make strange on the day, so I like to make sure that the parents are nice and relaxed, as children can pick up on stresses. It’s important to be flexible, to help you enjoy this celebration with a bit of fun and lightness. So I like to go with the flow and be adaptable on the day.
It’s your Child’s first BIG day, so lets make it a special one.

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Renewal of Vows

This is why I love what I do!! I just love to celebrate, especially vow renewals. What an honor this day is, when two people commit their love all over again. It can be a special anniversary, or it can be a meaningful time in your life. Whatever your reason, it is a beautiful occasion to say ” I DO” all over again. Your commitment is beautiful, it deserves a celebration with meaning and love.

Your Vow Renewals can be celebrated anywhere. I love to travel, so if you need any suggestions, I’m only too happy to help you. There are some beautiful Celtic sites in Ireland, from Castle ruins to The Cliffs of Moher, The Wild Atlantic Way or some place that has great meaning to you.
The sky’s the limit when choosing a place, but the most important on the day will be YOU, your commitment to loving each other and seeing your love grow stronger.

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Why choose Carmel for your renewal of vows?

Why choose me? Everything I do in life is always centered around passion and love!! I love to get to know you, your love story, how you met, what you love about each other, but I also love to remind you that we are like mirrors, we reflect love, we radiate love, and the most important element, is love of self. As Lousie LHay said ” How can we expect anyone else to love us, if we don’t love ourselves” I love to remind my clients of this, as it makes such a difference as we go through life,

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Unfortunately Celtic Celebrant & Legal Solemnizer is not available for Funerals.

Reviews for Celtic Celebrant & Legal Solemnizer

Total Reviews: 11

Average Rating: 5

reviews (11)

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Amazing celebrant

5 Stars
Casimir Phillips

Wedding | 05/04/2024 | Abbeyleix Manor Hotel

From start to finish Carmel was fantastic, everything was so relaxed and easy! Carmel breezed through everything with us, allowing us to be ourselves and capturing our story perfectly! The ceremony was beautiful, relaxed and Carmel went above and beyond to make sure it was everything we asked for and more! Our guests are still raving about our ceremony. Don’t hesitate to book Carmel, you will NOT be disappointed! Thanks again Carmel

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Wedding

5 Stars
Anita Lawlor

Wedding | 02/22/2024 | Thatch cottage Ballycommon Nenagh

Carmel did our wedding ceremony and from the first day we all met we knew we had chosen the right person carmel made everything so relaxed and easy . Carmels organisation and knowledge was just perfect from start to finish. The ceremony was just beautiful and everyone at the wedding agreed how beautiful it was we would recommend carmel to be apart and preform a wedding she really made it so special and personal and involved everyone with the the ring warming ❤️ it was really nice thank you Carmel

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Made our day personal and unique

5 Stars
Samantha Hughes

Naming Ceremony | 09/03/2024 | Abbeyleix manor hotel

Would give 10 stars if it were an option. Carmel was amazing to work with she made it so easy on us and was super patient. The way she presented our sons naming cermony had many of us crying happy tears. She cared and got to know us and our family and it showed on the day. I honestly couldn’t reccommend her enough…we will be back when we are getting married…couldn’t imagine another soul we trust more

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