1. Tie the Knot. This was the original Irish wedding ceremony and has it's roots in ancient Ireland. Overseen by a person of high standing in the community, a druid, poet or filí, this ritual involves tying the hands of the couple together with rope, ribbon or lace representing their union and their bonds that will only grow stronger, especially in times of pressure.. Documentary. Celebrating the joys of an Irish Wedding in all its pleasant predictability – the requisite chats about the weather, the losing of the rings, the ditching of the heels, the intergenerational whirl around the conveys the momentousness of the day from the pre-wedding nerves, to the tenderness of the first kiss, from the affectionate humour of the speeches to the melancholy moments as absent friends are remembered..