Miriam Lord: Here come the Bridezillas to give Government a good dressing-down

Health officials quake as brides-to-be march on the department, but where were the frills?

Wedded blitz:   Orla Hogan, Ali O’Mara, Briana Cullen, Anna Killeen and Orla Ó hUadhaigh  protest at the Department of Health over restrictions on numbers of guests at weddings. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Wedded blitz: Orla Hogan, Ali O’Mara, Briana Cullen, Anna Killeen and Orla Ó hUadhaigh protest at the Department of Health over restrictions on numbers of guests at weddings. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

There were poignant scenes outside the Department of Health on Tuesday as the brides-to-be arrived to fight for their weddings.

Eighteen months of deprivation and suffering encapsulated in one frantic half-hour of massive disappointment, dashed hopes and indiscriminate effing and blinding.

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