Monday June 1, 2020

Off Message: Nadine O'Regan on getting engaged

Getting engaged is one thing, but getting married? Well, that’s a whole new organisational ball game

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
20th October, 2019
Bridesmaids: whether we root for the bride or the bridesmaids may depend on our own circumstances

‘Are you going to put it in the paper?” my future mother-in-law asked. “The engagement?” “The engagement.”

Do people still do that? Apparently they do. Never having been engaged before, I’ll admit to not having thrown the barest of glances towards the hatches, matches and dispatches column in the newspapers over the years. But, as I’m rapidly discovering, there are a lot of very important things you need to...

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