Everything was absolutely fantastic. The Hit Machine did a great job, the crowd – both the North Americans and the locals – were all in awe.
50th Birthday Party, Clontarf Castle, April 2018
Everything went superb with Barry Murphy – he was absolutely hilarious and was a pleasure to deal with – he had the audience in stitches and the video clips went down a treat so delighted overall!
Maxol Conference, April 2018
I’m delighted to say our Awards ceremony was a great success with an amazing amount of positive feedback still coming into the office and I can assure you that Oliver Callan played a key role in creating that success. Being a native, he had the audience eating out of the palm of his hands and injected the right amount of humour and political satire throughout the evening – a true professional and a really nice person too.
Age Friendly Recognition & Achievement Awards, April 2018
Linda Martin was Fantastic! She was great fun and kept things moving. An absolute professional and pleasure she brought a lot to the evening, really wouldn't have been the same without her.
Zion Does Strictly, April 2018
Sean Boland was just fantastic, the atmosphere in the room was electric he was a fabulous addition to our day!
Wedding Tulfarris, April 2018
Barry Murphy was simply outstanding - absolutely the star turn. His improvisation during the auction was hilarious - and helped make the few extra bob!
Sports Forum, March 2018
From start to finish Oliver Callan did an excellent job. The evening was a major success and he entertained all in attendance in a very professional manner. Everyone enjoyed him.
SIMI Annual Dinner, February 2018
Everything went great and as always Sean Boland was fab!
ITOA Dinner, January 2018
I just wanted to say thank you so much for booking Colm O'Regan for us! So many people mentioned how much they enjoyed him! So we are delighted he was able to perform at the party!
GroupM Christmas Party, December 2017
Hector was fantastic. He did a great job and everyone in the room really enjoyed him. He was fantastic at the auction and really got the funds up for us this year.
Marymount ball, December 2017
Everything went really well – they two guys from Voci were brilliant and were the perfect fit for the evening. Thanks for arranging!
FundAssist Christmas Party, December 2017
Ger Gilroy was a treat to work with. Very professional and really understood the brief. The attendees were delighted with Ger's approach to the show and all enjoyed it immensely, especially his interview with Brent Pope and interaction with the crowd. I hope to work with Carol & associates again in the future!
Heineken Skills Olympics Event, November 2017
We have received such positive feedback on the event which we are very happy with. Chanelle Lady McCoy and Fionnuala Meehan were excellent and very engaging. Thank you again for providing us with two great speakers!
Bank of Ireland Women in Business Lunch, November 2017
It was a wonderful night and George Jones was legend to say the least. We had a few curve balls and no better man to be able to smooth things over!
Cara Group Travel event, November 2017
Everything went great with House Party, the dance floor was packed!
Xilinx Ireland Christmas Party, December 2017
It was a fabulous night and Sean Boland was brilliant! Many thanks we will be back in touch in the future for sure....
Mater Hospital Service Achievement Awards, October 2017
Sonya Lennon was fantastic and gave so much of herself to the event. Her ability to interact with the panellists was exceptional and overall feedback was excellent.
Carlow Co Co NWED event, October 2017
Today’s event with Terry Prone went down very well with staff. She is very natural, practical and her sense of humour lends to her gravitas. Overall, it was a good event and I am glad we chose Terry as our first speaker at these events!
Bearing Point Event, October 2017
Mario Rosenstock was just fantastic! He had certainly done his homework and everyone that I spoke to afterwards commented how impressive (and funnier!) it had been because it had been personalised to the audience. He’s such a great entertainer. Many thanks for all your help with our booking – he certainly lifted the whole event for us.
DBFL Consulting Engineers Event, October 2017
I was delighted with both Shay Byrne and Pat Spillane, they were both very good and I was impressed with their expertise and professionalism I would have no hesitation in recommending them both in the future. Many thanks for arranging everything, thoroughly professional as usual!
CECA Annual Dinner, September 2017
I just want to say thank you so much. Sean Boland was definitely the highlight of the night for everyone. We will definitely be recommending Sean to our friends.
Aviation Services Ireland event, September 2017
Anton Savage was absolutely brilliant! We had many comments from the committee and guests saying how professional and great Anton was as an MC and he really gave the event some energy and ensured all flowed as it needed to.
National Bread Week, September 2017
We had the most fabulous day and Sean Boland was fantastic - everyone really enjoyed the reception and were full of compliments...
Wedding, September 2017
As always - you and the guys never let me down. Anton Savage & The Camembert Quartet were just brilliant together - and the fun they portrayed was brilliant on the night.
Barry Group Gold Standard Awards, September 2017
Everything went amazingly with Marty Whelan. He is a gentleman and it was a pleasure having him involved.
Opening “Menagerie” exhibition by artist Paul James, June 2017
I have booked the Buena Vista on several occasions and have never been disappointed. They offer something a little different and unique. They are professionals who arrive on time and have never let me down. The musical vibe is upbeat and fun and they are talented musicians. Thanks Carol & Associates for another unique offering for my clients.
Lorna, Head of Events at BACKUP, 2017
Both acts were fantastic, the Harpist works extremely well and everyone was blown away with the Celtic Drummers. They brought up two colleagues who were having birthdays and got them to play!
AETNA Dinner, July 2017
Johnnie Be Goode went down a treat! Everyone was very impressed & the floor was full all night. It was a pleasure dealing with you & the band were very accommodating on the night.
Bon Secours Retirement Party, July 2017
DejaBoo were amazing. They certainly added full on entertainment for our guests and we had a full dance floor on the night!
TLM Mid-Summer Ball, June 2017
All went great - Lucy Kennedy is a dream to work with!
Brennan’s Bread Stage, Woman’s World, June 2017
Marty Whelan was excellent, we couldn’t have asked for a better MC on the night. He really kept the event moving and was so witty and energetic, he had the room in stitches and was so accommodating and down to earth! Thanks again for everything!
Laois Business Awards, April 2017
Oliver Callan was superb. He was a complete professional and had the 900 strong crowd in the palm of his hands for the duration. He outdid himself!
IAA Gala Ball, April 2017
The Swing Cats were outstanding and had the place hopping - they were totally brilliant!
IAA Gala Ball, April 2017
Brent Pope really talks from the heart and it was a fantastic way of wrapping up our Wellness Week. We received excellent feedback from a number employees following Brent’s talk.
Intel Wellness Week Event, March 2017
Jim Quinn played at the drinks reception and created a wonderful atmosphere, Sean Boland sang throughout the meal and wooed all the ladies, he was brilliant, and Jack Wise had everyone in hysterics laughing, top class entertainment!
Clontarf Rugby Club Ladies Charity Lunch, March 2017
Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh was brilliant. He arrived early and had certainly done his homework on the awards and what to say. He spent a long time speaking and taking pics with all the guests and really seemed to enjoy it. He was a great asset on the day.
Community Games Awards, March 2017
We were so pleased with Philip Boucher-Hayes' calm and measured engagement with speakers & delegates, his management of timings, & how he worked with the panels to include everyone and bring the sessions together...
ACEI conference, March 2017
Mario Rosenstock completely energised the room & customised his show so well. The audience had a superb evening. It was a wonderful show!
Centra Conference, February 2017
Síle Seoige helped our retailers shine, put them at ease & relayed key messages we wished to communicate. She was a pleasure to work with.
Centra Conference, February 2017
Marty Whelan was absolutely brilliant, we had such a diverse audience & he gave them all his time he really made everyone's day!
ILCU Art Competition, February 2017
Alan Shortt was superb! He was a great asset and brilliant with the audience. Not to mention a lovely guy and multi-skilled!
Operation Walk Ireland Fundraiser, February 2017
Gino the Singing Waiter was brilliantly entertaining, wonderful voice and great comic interactions that had everyone both laughing and singing by the end. So many thanks for recommending him.
Friends First Christmas Party, December 2016
Our Christmas Party was great. Blush are just such a fantastic band and really get people up dancing and having a good time...
Kuehne + Nagel Christmas Party, December 2016
Mario & Friends were excellent. They went down very well with the guests and they played for a great length of time.
MCD Dinner, December 2016
Marty Whelan was brilliant, he made the night, it was great to have someone as professional as Marty as our host for the evening. The feedback has all been really positive...
South Dublin Chamber Business Awards, November 2016
Everything went really well with Des Cahill. He knew a lot of people in the room which worked great for inside jokes, this went down really well!
Irish Golf Awards, November 2016
Sharon Ní Bheoláin did a wonderful job in particular at short notice, but she was very warm and engaging and lots of people commented on her and how she managed the night!
An Cosan Winter Ball, November 2016
Enda Ferriter the Pianist was fantastic thank you so much! He even kept my 8 month old entertained 🙂
Wedding, November 2016
The forum went fantastic. Miriam O'Callaghan really was wonderful. She did a superb job at chairing the forum and kept everyone really interested and engaged in the forum.
National Tourism Conference, November 2016
Just a quick mail to let you know how delighted and impressed we were with Johnnie be Goode on our big day. They were absolutely brilliant from start to finish and everyone loved the music choices they played throughout the night. They had people on the dance floor all night long and were great at interacting with our guests. We couldn't recommend them highly enough. Gary & Jennifer Gallagher
Wedding, October 2016
Daithi O'Se was a huge success for us, the feedback was brilliant and he was an absolutely gentleman to deal with.
TotalHealth Gala Ball & Awards, October 2016
The Singing Waiters were really good. Thank you! They went down a treat with the audience. Even Minister Micheal Martin was taken in by them and initially said ...'They should give that fella a job' when Eugene Ginty started to sing!
Cork University Hospital Gala Ball, October 2016
I just wanted to say that the Irish dancers last night were absolutely fabulous. They were so good,everybody loved them. We would recommend them to anyone any day. Thank you very much and please let them know that they were amazing.
Wedding, September 2016
Just a brief note to pass on to Gary from Ultrasound and to Sean Boland, to put it simply, they made our wedding, only fab, a credit to themselves and your company.
Wedding, June 2016
Blush were absolutely amazing - no one left that dance floor while they were playing, fantastic!
Make A Wish Ball, May 2016
Oliver Callan went down a dream at our conference. His research & preparation were evident & his delivery & impersonations were so funny & so very very good the place was in hysterics laughing. Oliver was a fantastic choice of comedian.
Aviva Conference, March 2016
Bobby Kerr was great at the conference, very engaged with everything and everyone, and really kept the whole event flowing.
ACEI Conference, April 2016
We LOVE Marty Whelan! I can’t tell you the value he brought to the event in terms of atmosphere, fun, and really making the winners feel like high achievers!
IITD Awards, February 2016
Please pass on my sincere thanks to the band, Blush. Everyone had a good night as was evident from the increased numbers on the dance floors than in any other year!
IICM Christmas Party, December 2015
Oliver Callan was brilliant! The show went down superbly and even more so because it was a surprise. One of our members of staff was annoyed that Enda Kenny was speaking at our awards...until she realised it wasn't actually Enda! Thanks again.
Haven Pharmacy Awards, November 2015
The Rhythm Masters and Shane Black were great, really suitable for the event. Thank you!
Vodafone Event, December 2015
Oliver Callan gave our party a real ‘wow factor’. The feedback today has been tremendous – people are still laughing!
IFAC Accountants, December 2015
Risteárd Cooper was great and went down a treat. Everyone genuinely enjoyed it and the room was in stitches!
Nissan Ireland, September 2015
Everything went great with Brian Cody, he was a very popular guest and spoke very well!
Construction Industry Federation
Camembert Quartet were great at the Ploughing Championships. Its not easy to have people dancing in the aisles at 9.20am…but they did!
We were absolutely delighted with Gráinne Seoige. She met our brief perfectly and was so lovely and kind to the finalists and winners - a real pro!
Nursing Homes Ireland, November 2014
Anton Savage is a ‘pro’ – a gentleman to his fingertips and the ‘best there is’ in my opinion!!
Barrys Group 60th Anniversary, 2015
Thank you so much for organising Abbaesque. They went down a storm and were brilliant! Everyone is still talking about how much fun they had!
Donal Skehan, Wedding 2015
Johnnie be Goode were fantastic at my 50th with such an eclectic mix of music! They had everyone up dancing all night including myself!
Castle Golf Club, 2015
Shane Black was a great hit! Everyone really enjoyed the day...
Family Fun Day at The Radisson, 2015
The Camembert Quartet were the icing on the cake. Their attention to detail on the night was super and they really brought the night to life!
Barrys Group 60th Anniversary, 2015
Fergus Nolan, the pianist was great. He kept the party going until the wee hours of the morning, and really he enjoyed it himself too!!! The tunes were brilliant. Thanks again. We had a great weekend!
Oliver Callan was fantastic and we had a great reaction to him during and after the Shine Ball. He added great value to the event both in ticket sales and profile, so thank you for recommending him.
The Shine Centre, February 2015
Just a note to say Johnnie Be Goode were brilliant. 5 star! Everyone really enjoyed them and they had the dance-floor going the whole night! Fabulous!
St James Hospital, June 2015
Alan Shortt was a huge success and an excellent MC as well as an excellent Michael Noonan!
Corporate.ie, October 2014
The party was fantastic. Thanks for your help and guidance, very much appreciated as always!