The show's format consists of a couple who are given €10,000 to spend on their wedding. However, they must spend three weeks apart without contact, and the bridegroom must organise every aspect of the event and attire, including the wedding dress, as well as the hen and stag parties, surprising the bride
Jason Boyd, 27 and Onoir O'Brien, 30, have had something of a whirlwind romance. They met two and a half years ago through a mutual friend. Onoir's neighbour! She did a bit of matchmaking - telling Jason that Onoir was looking for his number and telling Onoir that he was looking for hers
Deborah Smyth, 35, and Martin Tobin, 41, met in a local hotel in Castledermot in Carlow where she worked 3 or 4 nights a week that over 15 years ago. He used to drink in the bar, she worked in the kitchen on work experience.
Derek and Leona are childhood sweethearts. They grew up in Sandyford, Co Dublin and both lived very close to each other. They hung around with the same friends and have known each other a long time! Derek knew he had met the love of his life and asked Leona to go out with him when she was just 17. Now ten years later it's time to tie the knot.
Niamh & David met, briefly, when they were 14 and 15 respectively. They met again a couple of years later when Niamh went for a walk she was 17 at the time. She was crossing over a bridge over the Grand canal and bumped into David who was full of chat. She wasn't interested in him at all. However, he had been sweet on her for quite a while. David & Niamh met again when they were 19 in Robertstown, a place near where they both live. The first thing she thought was, 'he never stops talking'. She wanted to get away from him! They met up later that day. ironically there was a spark there. that was 10 years ago! Now they have a son called Jake who is 3 years of age.
Nick & Gillian "officially" met when Gillian was 14 and Nick was 18 - they were both in the Castlecomer Community School in Kilkenny. She knew him but wouldn't talk to him - she did think he was cutie!. Nick was always friendly and outgoing. she was shy, he mistook that for snobbery!
Bernard & Tracey met on a night out in Cork city. Bernard was enjoying a burger after a hard nights work in a bar in town & Tracey felt peckish after a girls' night out. She spotted Bernard with his burger and approached him to ask for a bite!. He duly obliged although his initial reaction was 'who's yer one!'
Phil & Mandy met when they were both in the reserve defence forces at a camp in Gormanstown Mandy was demoted to tea & sandwich duty. Whilst pouring tea for Phil the sugar bag burst spilling sugar all over the place! Phil came to rescue as the Knight in shining armour and 14 years later they're still together!