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Ashford Castle :-
We consider it a privilege to work in this magnificent 13th century castle, located ½ hour from Galway on the shores of Lough Corrib, Ireland's second largest lake. Once the estate of Lord Ardilaun and the Guinness Family, Ashford opened as a luxury hotel in 1939
WHITE WEDDING DRESS AS TRADITION
The tradition for the bride to wear white began in the 16th century and is still commonly followed today. This is a symbol of the bride's purity and her worthiness of her groom. The tradition became solidified during the time of Queen Victoria who rebelled against the royal tradition for Royal brides to wear silver. Instead, the queen preferred the symbolism, which is expressed by wearing white. The brides of the time quickly emulated the queen, and the tradition has continued in full force to this day.