Ranae von Meding

Ranae von Meding

Dublin Nationwide


Ranae is a Dublin based celebrant, activist and speaker. 

She is a same-sex parent to three young children with her wife Audrey. They conceived through Reciprocal IVF and Ranae carried all 3 pregnancies. She has become an outspoken advocate for equal rights for children of LGBTQ+ parents in Ireland and is the CEO of non-profit Equality for Children. She believes that all families deserve respect and recognition, no matter how they were created. Ranae is a well known figure within the LGBTQ+ community and was a finalist for LGBTQ+ Person of the Year 2023 (GALA Awards).

As a celebrant, Ranae brings her unique voice and calming presence to all of her work. Above all she is a storyteller and loves to connect with the families and couples she is working with, ensuring that every ceremony, be it a wedding or a baby naming, is one that is personal, meaningful and memorable.