Meet Our New IT Interns, Priscilla & Alex

Fresh-faced from University College Cork, Priscilla Smith & Alex Murphy are our IT interns this summer. They will help our clients when they run into issues, and make sure everything is running as it should. We asked them both 14 questions to get to know them a bit more.

Priscilla.

1. What is your title/position? 

Technical Admin Support 

2. How long have you been with WeddingDates?

I started on March 9th 2020.

3. What is your favourite part of the job? 

Working with a great team and finding/fixing problems.

4. What is your least favourite?

My least favourite part is when we have to stop chatting at lunch.

5. What is your favourite or least favourite wedding trend you’ve seen over the years?

I think lace wedding dresses are beautiful and I’m not a fan of short bridesmaid dresses.

6. What are your hobbies/interests outside of work?

I enjoy playing the piano.

7. When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

When I was really really young I wanted to be a cashier in Dunnes Stores, as I got older I wanted to be a business woman.

8. What are your guilty pleasures? 

Watching musicals.

9. What is your favourite movie and/or book? 

Right now I really like The Greatest Showman.

10. Do you have any special talents or gifts?

I play the piano.

11. What are some of your favourite ways to spend a weekend?

Watching movies, hanging out with friends or shopping.

12. Name one thing you’d like to check off your bucket list and why (could be a place to travel, an event or even picking up a new skill). 

I would love to travel more and I would especially like to see Central America. I’ve always wanted to go there because it just looks so beautiful

13. If you could have dinner with anyone (alive or dead) who would it be and why?

Fred Astaire because I would love to be able to dance.

14. If money was no object, what would be the first thing you would buy? 

A holiday or a really fancy car

 

Alex

1. What is your title/position? 

Technical Admin Support Executive

2. How long have you been with WeddingDates?

Two Days

3. What is your favourite part of the job? 

Being a part of a growing company

4. What is your least favourite?

Commuting from Mallow

5. What is your favourite or least favourite wedding trend you’ve seen over the years?

People cheering roaring “Slainte” every few minutes at a wedding (my brothers wedding in America, this happened too much)

6. What are your hobbies/interests outside of work?

Gym, soccer, gaming

7. When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

A primary school teacher

8. What are your guilty pleasures? 

Chocolate Milk & Jellies

9. What is your favourite movie and/or book? 

Movie – Stepbrothers

Book – Cherub Series (Childhood books)

10. Do you have any special talents or gifts?

I wish.

11. What are some of your favourite ways to spend a weekend?

Driving to random places in Ireland, Walking my boxer dog Holly, Getting to the gym, Socialising when I can, 5 a side soccer every Friday night

12. Name one thing you’d like to check off your bucket list and why (could be a place to travel, an event or even picking up a new skill). 

Learn some form of martial arts, travel to as many countries as possible in the world

13. If you could have dinner with anyone (alive or dead) who would it be and why?

Gordon Ramsay, I want to see his off-camera side (if there is one)

14. If money was no object, what would be the first thing you would buy? 

My very own corporate office building (skyscraper) for my future business

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