Wedding Testimonials

Hazel & Jon - WR 28.07.2023

Dear the amazing staff at Seafield, Thank you so much for giving us an incredible wedding day. We couldn’t speak more highly about how much you all did as a team for us to help the day run smoothly. The staff at the hotel in general, but especially those involved in weddings couldn’t do enough for us. Sharon, you were amazing from the first email until we checked out and it was all over. You made it so stress free for us. We are so grateful for all your help! We honestly wouldn’t change a thing- the day was everything we could have wished for. We already can’t wait to come back!

Emma & Ken - WR 30.06.2023

I don't even know where to start as there are no words to adequately describe the weekend we've had. Sharon you have been amazing from day 1, you have been instant with your responses and it was clear that any of our requests were paid attention to as everything was perfect on the day. Patrick was fantastic too when he took over so much fun while also making sure everything was ticking away. The rest of the management especially Brian and all of the team from bar staff, the ballroom staff, receptionists, spa team all were so welcoming and friendly.

Rachel & Shane WR 02.06.2023

Sharon was great to work with from the beginning. She was great at answering all our questions and accommodating us. She was amazing on the lead up to the wedding and on the day of. We also loved the location and The Deck for the drinks reception. The bridal suite was amazing and the option of the Spa was great for our guests.

Emma & Simon - WR 01.06.2023

Myself and my new husband couldn't recommend the Seafield Hotel enough. We fell in love with the room and the views from the very 1st minute. Special mention to Sharon who helped us through our planning from start to finish and made it such a personable experience and couldn't do enough for us. Will definitely pick them again for my second wedding.

Jenny & David - WR 27.05.2023

I just wanted to express both mine and my fiancé gratitude for our wedding coordinator Sharon Keogh, Oh my god what a fantastic lady to have help us plan the most important day of our lives. Sharon has been a breath of fresh air not to mention hilarious!! The staff at the Seafield particularly Patrick are outstanding and so professional, both Sharon and Patrick made our day.

Lisa & Kevin - WR 26.05.2023

We couldn't have enjoyed our wedding day at Seafield anymore. It was so perfect, from the ceremony, to the drinks reception, to the dinner, which we know our guests loved. It was genuinely the best day of our life and Seafield made this. The whole day they made sure we were happy with everything. Being able to go down to the beach to get photos was amazing as well, just a fun experience you wouldn't get at many Irish wedding venues. Sharon, our wedding Coordinator, couldn't have been any better.

Sinead & Andrew - WR 05.07.2023

Seafield is such an amazing wedding venue. Me and my husband felt like royalty. The staff were amazing and Sharon our wedding planner she couldn’t do enough for us and nothing was to much hassle. 100/100

Siobhan & Gareth WR 25.03.2023

My Husband Gareth and I had our Wedding in Seafield in March, The entire experience from the beginning of the planning to the big day itself was amazing, Sharon was our facilitator and so helpful with all the planning, extremely approachable and helpful! and on the day itself Patrick went above and beyond! He impressed everyone!! The entire attendance were blown away with the attention to detail the whole team at Seafield provided.

Jennifer & Michael WR 07.10.2022

5 stars just isn't a high enough rating for our wedding in Seafield. The staff, the food, the grounds, the hospitality, I could go on and on.. all outstanding. We will forever be grateful for making our special day one we'll never forget. Thank you all so much.

Dawn & Simon WR 10.09.2022

Where do we start from day one the seafield was amazing, the venue the people the food, there is just a homely feeling to the place, we never came across a hotel that every single staff member we crossed paths with was friendly pleasant and so professional to deal with. Emma made our wedding experience and lead up to the day so calming there was nothing she wouldn't do for us, if anything needed changing it was done no questions asked, Emma is just a lovely person over all and we were blessed having her expertise on the run up to our wedding day. Then we have Patrick, Patrick Patrick Patrick lol what can we say that probably hasn't been said before, what an absolute gentleman, the crack was 90 even thought it was 100% professional at all times, he is just a breathe of fresh air, the wedding morning/day would not have gone so smoothly only for Patrick, myself and Simon were not worried one bit everyone kept asking were we nervous but with the professional team with had around us nervousness wasn't an option! We had our fairytale wedding the sun shone the birds sang & we couldn't have asked for a better venue or people to work with. Thanks again guys..

Leanne & Ian WR 27.08.2022

The staff are absolutely amazing special mention to Sharon, Emma and Hannah who couldn’t do enough for us. We had the best day ever for our wedding everything was perfect we couldn’t fault anything it was stunning

Lyndsey & Alan WR 24.06.2022

Myself and my husband could not recommend our experience with the Seafield more. The preparation and planning before our big day with Emma was amazing and every point was covered. Every detail we asked to be taken care of was done perfectly. The hotel and rooms itself looked amazing on our wedding day. Our coordinator on the day, Patrick, went above and beyond to look after everything for us, and kept us all laughing through our nerves. The whole experience from start to finish could not be faulted.

Charlene & Graham WR 08.04.2022

From the very 1st call we had with the wedding team, we knew we had made the right choice to have our wedding at the Seafield Hotel. Stephanie, Emma and Patrick could not have done enough for us. We trusted them to give us the day of our dreams and that is exactly what they did. From Patrick helping to keep me calm the morning of the wedding to helping us with our photographs, the team went above and beyond for us and we are so grateful to them. Our wedding was everything we hoped for and more. Every single one of our guests were so impressed by the hotel, the location and the staff which made it even more memorable. Thank you so much for everything, from Graham & Charlene Keane.

Karen & Patrick WR 02.12.2021

From Day 1 booking Seafield for our Venue, we knew we made the right decision. We had everything there that we needed. The ceremony room, pre drinks in the Deck and then the hotel for the reception, all on the same grounds. The staff are amazing to deal with on all aspects. Stephanie made the planning so easy and exciting for us. She put us at such ease. She was there at every stage and never hesitated to help or find a solution. Patrick made our day of the wedding, his dry sense of humour is hilarious and everything ran so smoothly and efficiently. We didn't have to worry about one thing on the day, they had every detail sorted. The Dream team! Seafield has such a special place in our hearts and will do forever. Everything down to the decor, food, the service and staff there. They are all amazing and it was such a pleasure to have our big day there. The Beach is so close and is sensational for photographs. We felt like royalty the whole weekend. Would 100% recommend this venue in a heartbeat.

Kellie & Simon WR 22.10.21

From the minute we enquired about our wedding with Seafield we felt extremely taken care of, nothing was too much to ask. We were involved in every step of the process and the staff made sure to check in with us frequently. Even throughout the pandemic, our wedding was never made feel out of reach, we were always assured we would have the best day and they would take care of everything. This is exactly what happened and we had the most amazing weekend of our lives, as did our guests! Looking forward to staying in Seafield again very soon!

Claire & Chris WR 07.10.21

Our families had the most amazing day and are still texting us about it. It was just perfect, we want to thank Stephanie, Piotr, Míchael, Patrick, Sharon and all the staff at Seafield. It's hard to narrow it down to just a few lines, but I think this would summarise it well. "When we think about our wedding in Seafield Hotel two words come to mind, absolutely perfect. The whole day was filled with happiness, love and was more than we could ever have imagined. The staff at Seafield were all so friendly, warm and attentive and made our wedding day one that we will remember forever. The hotel itself and the surrounding grounds are gorgeous, the perfect location for an elegant, relaxing wedding. We couldn't recommend it enough". Too many words, its hard to fit in how amazing it was and how grateful we are to you all.

Suzanne & Philip WR 02.10.21

Where do we even start, we just want to say thank you all so so much for Saturday each and every one of you were absolutely amazing, from the time of booking right up to the day you were fantastic and couldn't do enough for us. Piotr and Stephanie you were so helpful and had everything just the way we wanted so thank you both so much for all the organising. Patrick I can't thank you enough for Saturday yourself and all the staff were incredible on the day, the food & service was absolutely amazing and every single one of our guests have nothing but compliments for you all. Your great sense of humour really helped put me at ease when the nerves kicked in. We had the most magical day and its all down to you and your team. So thank you all again. Best wishes, Suzanne & Philip

Sorcha & Ger WR 09.09.21

So happy we had Seafield as our venue for our big day, the staff were amazing under such tricky circumstances on the run up and on the day of course. The venue is beautiful and having everything on site went down well with our guests as well as the incredible food. We felt in such good hands and got to enjoy our day with no stress or worries, Seafield had everything covered! It was so worth the wait, we can't wait for our many repeat visits in years to come. Special thanks to Stephanie and Patrick for their wise words and help on the day, we'd have been lost without you both.

Meghan & Phil, WR 02.07.2021

Phil & I had the most magical day in Seafield for our wedding. Every little detail on the day was managed by the entertaining Patrick,along with his trusty assistant Sharon or Stephanie as Phil kept calling her! The trip to the beach,for pictures, was one of the highlights of our day - Patrick was on form and I don't think we've ever laughed as much! We had our ceremony outside,the set up was perfect The Deck was the perfect setting for our drinks reception and dinner,private,with a beautiful view from the wrap around balcony. All the staff went above and beyond on the day,we would like to mention Caroline & Ross who were superb! We can't wait to come back down for a stay. Thanks, Megan & Phil

Anna & Noel, WR 25.06.2021

We got married in Seafield during ongoing covid restrictions which meant we had 25 people instead of 226. Even though we had our numbers cut we has the most intimate wedding day. We honestly couldn't imagine having a larger number now. It was as though it was meant to be. The hotel were so accommodating. We postponed from August 2020 to June 2021. The hotel went above and beyond. They looked after us and our guests so well. The food was even more spectacular than we could have imagined. On every stay we had on the lead up to the wedding we got upgraded. These little extras were the best surprise. All our guests stayed in the hotel and apartments. The apartments are amazing. We stayed in the apartments on the night before the wedding and got ready in them which was great as theres so much space and they are fully equipped. Overall we cannot recommend the hotel for weddings. The food, staff, scenery and facilities are brilliant. Special thanks to Patrick who set up the room with all of our decorations(3 car loads)! He made us so at ease. I was so nervous about the set up the night before but he had my vision in mind and he decorated the room even better than I could have. He was a great MC throughout the day. Even driving us to the beach and back. Thanks to all for making our day so special.

Rachel & Aidan, WR 06.12.2019

Where do we even start…. From the moment we walked through the doors to view the hotel as a possible venue for our wedding, we knew we had found the most amazing place to have our special day. Sonia was absolutely amazing from the very beginning. Nothing was a problem and if we had any queries or questions Sonia always came back promptly. We stayed at the hotel many times in the lead up to the wedding and on every occasion, the staff especially the General Manager, Micheal, could not have been nicer to us or more accommodating. All of our guests raved about the location, the kindness of the staff, the food, Oceo Spa, the views and the lovely walk down to the beach. Patrick and Sonia were with us on the day of our wedding and they were incredible. They made everyone feel so relaxed and welcome while keeping everything on time. We honestly could not recommend Seafield Hotel & Spa Resort and all of the staff highly enough. We would like to thank everyone from the bottom of our hearts.

Leann & Brendan, WR 28.09.2019

Thank you to all the team in Seafield! From the moment we walked into the Hotel for our first meeting, we instantly fell in love with the professionalism of the staff and all the hotel had to offer. The whole events team were superb. We had Patrick and Sonia looking after us on the big day. These guys were amazing, their eye for detail and Patrick's words of wisdom really made everything work seamlessly. No request was too big or too small for Sonia or Patrick. We just cannot believe how lucky we were to find this hidden jewel in Ballymoney. Thanks guys, it was an awesome day and totally unforgettable.

Carolyn & Tom, WR 20.09.2019

We had our wedding in Seafield in September and what an amazing day it was. From the very first visit to Seafield we knew it was the venue for us. From the style of the hotel, to the stunning views of the sea from the clubhouse and the secluded Ballymoney beach a short stroll away for the chance to take some memorable photos. Very few venues give you an opportunity for that. Even aside from these amazing plus points, we were sold by Sonia alone. From our very first meeting Sonia could not have made us feel any more comfortable and welcome. Even though it’s her day job and must have been through this process countless times, we felt that Sonia was as excited as us for our wedding. She really made us feel that we were the only wedding they were hosting. Sonia’s attention to detail is nothing short of amazing which made the whole process totally stress free for us. I heard that planning a wedding was supposed to be stressful, maybe other couples just need Sonia in their lives! Kerry and the reservations team were also amazing for ensuring our guests were catered for on-site. Plenty of options available from the hotel rooms to courtyard suites for larger groups. Then onto the day itself, it could not have gone any smoother. Patrick and the team did an amazing job and we cannot thank them enough. Patrick really comes into his own and everything runs like clockwork, it was complete perfection and that’s only the start. He does it in his unique style that not only do you know everything is under control, he also has you in fits of laughter with his whimsical demeanour. He should really have his own TV show. Add in the quality of food, the amazing Oceo Spa and the hotel setting, it’s really a no brainer. We had the ceremony in the marquee, reception drinks in the clubhouse and meal in the Aine Suite which works really well as you are not confined to the one room for the day. We cannot thank Sonia, Patrick and the team enough for giving us the most amazing day of our lives.

Courtney & Shane, WR 14.06.19

We had such an amazing day, still buzzing now. Everything went so incredibly smooth and all our guests commented on how fantastic the food was. All the staff were absolutely fabulous and professional. There is nothing we could fault at all with Seafield Hotel from start to finish. Sonia and Patrick make a wonderful team and we could not have asked for a better day. Also, thanks to Patrick for putting his chauffeur hat and driving us to the door of the hotel :)

Natasha & Derek, WR 24.08.2019

The biggest ever Thank You to all the staff at Seafield Hotel for making our wedding day not just fantastic, but truly out of this world and a real dream come true. From the Accommodation, to the Grounds itself, the award winning Oceo Spa to the beautiful Marquee, the gorgeous food, wine and cocktails, and not forgetting the amazing wedding and service teams who went above and beyond for every single detail, including our very special wants and desires for our doggies to be ring bearers for the day! Patrick Kickham-Lennon with his "hands on" but "not in the way" style of conducting everyone, was absolutely first class and a marvel to be seen. Seafield Hotel & Resort Spa really is first class. Thank you all so very much!

Sophie & Philip, WR 23.08.2019

We got married in Seafield in August, our day was beyond perfect which was all thanks to everyone at Seafield. From the first visit we had with Sonia, we knew that Seafield was the perfect venue for us to get married. We cannot fault a single thing about this hotel. Sonia is the most amazing person to deal with, nothing too big or too small was an issue. She truly made our day so special. The run up to our wedding was so calm, because we knew everything in Seafield was being looked after so well. The day ran so smoothly, thanks to Patrick and his team. All our guests thoroughly enjoyed themselves and a few have since booked another night stay, they loved it that much!!

We cannot recommend Seafield enough to anyone looking to get married here!

Kathtrina & Rory, WR 05.08.2019

We held our 50’s themed, Rockabilly styled wedding in Seafield Hotel in August. From the first engagement a year and a half ago right up to the big event, we were surrounded by a support team from the hotel who fully embraced our madness and helped us realise all our ambitions to have a truly magical day. Seafield was the first venue we viewed and we booked almost immediately. Our booking was based not only on the great venue and facilities but more importantly on the people we met. From the earliest stages, when we were still prospective customers right up to the final details we were made feel important, valued and respected. Every single member of the team front of house, back of house and management were great to work with, professional and came through every time with solutions to any challenges we encountered. The events team are like having your own personal wedding planning team in your pocket and advised us on every aspect of the wedding, without candor. Trust us, listen to their advice they really know what they are talking about. The events team coordinated and marshaled the wedding party, the photographers, the band and all the other people who came together to make our day more special, stress free and enjoyable than we ever thought it could be. The best testimonial we can give to all at Seafield, is that we met as customers but we left as friends.

Laura & Ian,WR 26.07.2019

Seafield was an amazing wedding venue. The team were amazing from start to finish. Sonia was so helpful and friendly throughout the planning and on the day. Both Sonia and Patrick were there on the day and between them they had the day running perfectly, I didn't have to think or worry about a thing. The food was amazing. The location is stunning. The hotel arranged for us to get a golf buggy down to the beach for pictures which was lovely.

The whole day was fantastic from start to finish and our guests are still talking about it all!

Shauna & Micheal, WR 19.07.2019

We had the best few days down in Seafield. We checked in on Wednesday and left on Sunday. Guests began to arrive from near and far in between and have all said the service was fantastic. From the reception staff to the bar staff, all were so friendly and helpful. In particular the staff serving food at our wedding and the bar staff were just AMAZING! They were so professional and happy throughout the day, we had such a laugh with them! Stephanie, Sonia and Patrick were amazing throughout our planning process and throughout the big day. Also Michéal the general manager, what a nice man he is! He couldn’t have done anymore for us. When you’re spending a huge amount of money on a wedding and accommodation and all the drinks and food in between, you want to make sure it is top quality and we can assure you, Seafield is. I would recommend this place to EVERYONE. Not just for a wedding but for a few nights away too. Thank you guys!

Aine & Ronan, WR 13.07.2019

We had our wedding in Seafield in July and it was incredible from start to finish! We knew from the very first day we went to view the hotel that Seafield was the perfect venue for us! We met Sonia, our wedding coordinator, on the first day and she was so warm and friendly from the very start! For us, it was very important that we connected with and trusted our wedding coordinator as they play a huge role in organising and planning your wedding. We felt so at ease from the very start with Sonia and knew that we would enjoy working with her! The view from the clubhouse is just breath-taking which was another big selling point for us as we had our reception drinks there and our day two celebrations. Within the 12 months leading up to our big day, we were in constant contact with Sonia and the reservation staff Mandy and Kerry, who were so helpful and accommodating. Sonia went above and beyond for us in helping to put all our wedding ideas into action. From planning our wedding decor, to our table plan, to recommending suppliers, to helping us chose the food, the list goes on! Sonia played a huge part into shaping our wedding day into the perfect day that it was! She is brilliant at her job and was able to turn what can sometimes be stressful times for us in planning our wedding, into fun and enjoyable times! Sonia has been short listed and has won various awards in Ireland and deservedly so. Every time we went to Seafield for meetings we got such a warm welcome from all the staff. In the weeks coming up to the wedding, we then met the events manager Patrick who is great craic yet meticulous at his job! Patrick, along with Sonia, helped us put the finer details into place and finalise the last few bits! He made our wedding day run so smoothly while also bringing great fun to the day. The service and food on our wedding was second to none. Loads of our guests were raving about the finger food at the wedding reception also. We sang and danced the night away till all hours and it was the best day of our lives!

Orla & Matthew, WR 12.07.2019

We had the most incredible day here, in large thanks to the wonderfully supportive staff, in particular Sonia in the run up to the wedding and Patrick on the day. No query was too big or small while being so professional and responsive. Every aspect of the day ran smoothly, the staff are so professional but also made the day really fun. I can't put into words how at ease we felt as we didn't have to worry about a thing. The venue itself is stunning. We used the marquee for our ceremony and it was draped beautifully, then the golf club for our drinks reception and the views over the grounds from the balcony were amazing. All of our guests commented on the incredible food as a particular highlight and I have to agree, plus the service staff at our dinner were impeccable. We honestly could not recommend Seafield as a venue highly enough, we're so glad we chose it and will never forget this wonderful experience.

Stephanie & Karol, WR 06.07.2019

We are so grateful to Sonia and the staff at Seafield for making our wedding day so magical, the day went off without a hitch from start to finish. The drinks reception was outstanding and the food was amazing. All of our guests commented on how friendly all the staff were, I would highly recommend Seafield to any couple for their big day.

Hazel & Dave, WR 21.06.2019

Where do we even begin! We got married in the Seafield on the 21st of June 2019. When I say our experience was incredible from start to finish, it's an understatement. We booked our wedding in February 2018. From the first day we met Sonia and saw the hotel, we knew it was for us. Sonia is amazing and helped us through the organisation of the wedding from start to finish. Nothing we asked for was too much. She is a treasure to the hotel. On the weekend of our wedding, we stayed Friday through to Sunday. We had 130 people in attendance over the whole weekend. Everyone was so happy with everything from food to accommodation to the service in the hotel and the spa, and much more. Our wedding was that Friday which was the best day of our lives and partly down to the hotel itself, Sonia, Patrick and the staff. On Saturday, we had about 80 people in the Clubhouse for another fantastic night. While on Sunday, we had about 40 people in the hotel. Family and friends just kept telling us what a fantastic weekend they had and how fantastic the hotel and staff were. There's so much more we could recommend. Overall, we would recommend this hotel to the highest standard and if anyone has their wedding in Seafield, it will be the best day of your life!

Lydia & Clarke, WR 01.06.19

From the very start of our experience with Seafield three years ago it has been nothing but a pleasure. From the moment we met Sonia, we knew it was the place for us, she is absolutely incredible. Nothing is a problem for her, any request we had was granted and she is just so positive and friendly, her attitude is infectious. Any time we had to contact her, she always got back to us straight away. Every time we had to meet her, we would actually be looking forward to seeing her. When Sonia was away, we met with Stephanie who also amazing. Patrick was in charge of our wedding on the day and I cannot even describe how amazing he was. We had a slight delay getting to the hotel in relation to our transport. Patrick was waiting for us at the door when we arrived and he reassured us immediately not to worry and that everything will go ahead perfectly for us. He completely put us at ease and we felt like we had always known him. The service at Seafield for the reception and the dinner was impeccable. The food was incredible and the bar service was excellent. We had a second day in the Clubhouse which was also amazing. We would also like to mention Kerrie in Reservations who was so lovely to deal with in relation to rooms for guests. Sharon in the Greenroom for breakfast was excellent. Any couples that are looking for a stunning, elegant hotel with amazing service and an impeccable wedding team can look no further than Seafield.

Deirdre & Michael, WR 25.05.19

We booked the Seafield Hotel less than 8 months before our wedding and dealt with Sonia from day one. She was so helpful and always came straight back to us on any questions we had. On the day, we had a beautiful outdoor ceremony and Patrick whisked us down to the beach afterwards for pictures. Everything from the food to the service was perfect and we would recommend the Seafield to anyone.

Ruth & Liam, WR 24.05.19

We have been to Seafield for weekends away in the past and always knew we’d love to get married there...and we honestly couldn’t have made a better choice. From the time we went down for a viewing right up until the big day itself we couldn’t have been made feel more special. Sonia, Patrick & Stephanie are absolutely amazing and made us feel like our wedding was the only one they were organizing. Nothing was too much to ask and every little detail was perfect. On the day we knew we didn’t have to worry about a single thing because they had everything covered. We can’t thank them and all the staff at Seafield enough for making our day so special and would recommend it to anyone.

Laura & Keith, WR 04.05.19

Just a quick note from myself and Laura to say how much of an amazing day and night we had in Seafield for our wedding. From start to finish, it was an incredible experience. We have to thank all the staff involved in the build up and on the day. They were so attentive to us and our guests, all we have heard since is really great things from everybody. We will be highly recommending Seafield to anyone who is getting married as it is such a beautiful location and the service is exceptional. We will see you again on our anniversary 😊

Lynne & Daithi, WR 31.12.18

We got married at Seafield over Christmas and can't thank the team enough for making it an amazing day for us! It's a gorgeous hotel, the food is amazing but it's the kind and attentive staff that make it so perfect! Thank you all so much Patrick, Sonia & Stephanie, we truly cannot thank you enough for all the help, guidance and work you put in to making our day so special.

Caoimhe & Gary, WR 2.10.18

The staff in Seafield Hotel are an absolute pleasure. They went out of their way to ensure we had not only a perfect wedding day, but also an enjoyable and special build up. From the first meeting, Sonia was a dream. We felt completely comfortable with her, and knew our wedding was in safe hands. She took care of every fine detail in a professional and friendly manner, and she was always so lovely to talk to. The happy, friendly staff set the mood from our clubhouse arrival drinks and into our dinner in the function room. Our guests were delighted, not only with the service, but also the beautiful food they enjoyed that evening. We cannot recommend Seafield highly enough; they enabled us to have a wedding better than we ever could have imagined.

Suzie & Greg, WR 28.07.18

From the moment we first looked around and met with the team last year we knew we were in safe hands. I have worked in the hotel industry for 11 years and never seen such level of customer service and organisation amongst a team. Stephanie, Patrick & Sinead were just some of the staff we were dealing with they are a credit to the property, a dream to deal with, but i know all too well it takes a entire team of staff to execute an large event so to all the staff across the board of Seafield hotel we thank you. If we were to sum it up in few words, The day in entirety was everything we dreamed of.... and more!

Edel & Dakota, WR 18.05.18

Our wedding at Seafield was beyond the perfect day. The team and Patrick went above and beyond to make sure our needs were met and that everything was perfect on the day. Organization and professionalism from the both of them and the staff was tremendous. We were blessed with the most beautiful sunny day and the food was soooo good. Both the ceremony room and the reception room were so stunning, and the view was just amazing. I would recommend this venue and staff to anyone getting married. It was truly the most amazing special day, that we will cherish forever.