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You're engaged - congratulations! Now it's time for the hard part, setting the date and more importantly, choosing your dream wedding venue. Your venue is probably the first big thing you'll book, as everything else tends to fall in around it, so it's a big decision to make. We've put together our nationwide venue guide to lend a helping hand and provide some gorge venue inspo. Hopefully your dream wedding venue is right here in front of you - good luck with your search!

Carlow - The Woodford Dolmen Hotel

Whether you dream of a winter wedding surrounded by twinkling fairy lights and cosy fires, or a summer celebration encircled by green gardens and gorgeous views, the woodland style setting of the Woodford Dolmen Hotel is the perfect wedding venue, whatever the season. Surrounded by the Killeshin hills and nestled into the banks of the River Barrow, the Woodford Dolmen Hotel is one of the most romantic settings with an exquisite backdrop for those all-important wedding photos.

Offering the ultimate in bespoke weddings, your day is as important to the wedding team at this as it is to you. Renowned for exceptional food and service, the friendly helpful approach coupled with the wealth of experience of the wedding team guarantees an unforgettable day for you and your guests. For small intimate celebrations to large wedding parties, everything from your civil ceremony to your first years wedding anniversary is catered for.

Wedding coordinator Clare Kavanagh is renowned for her attention to detail and adding the little touches that make each wedding different. Clare’s advice is to “take time to visit venues, observe staff and get a feel for a place but above all trust your instincts; within minutes of walking into a hotel, you’ll will know whether or not it’s right for you."

Capacity: 220

Bedrooms: 81

T: 059 914 2002


E: [email protected]


Cavan - Crover House Hotel

Have you popped the big question, or did you recently say yes to it? Then come and say ‘I Do' to Crover House Hotel. Imagine your wedding day with unparalleled service, commanding views and mature grounds on one of Ireland’s most sought after family-run countryside Hotels.

Crover House Hotel and Golf Club located in Co. Cavan is one of Ireland’s hidden Gems. Located on their private shores of Lough Sheelin, Crover House Hotel offers you a personal service, with exceptional attention to detail to give you an unforgettable experience of a lifetime. Come and meet Karyn who will help you to See, Feel and Experience how your day will be. They are dedicated to making it flow all flow with ease from you. They can cater for smaller intimate numbers in a private dining room and larger numbers of 150 guests to 360 in the Arley Suite.

T: 049 854 0206

E: [email protected]


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Clare - Bunratty Castle Hotel

From the moment you walk through the door at Bunratty Castle Hotel, you'll experience a warm welcome, gracious hospitality and personal service. Their reputation for good food and friendly service precedes them, while their attention to detail will ensure you have a memorable day. Bunratty Castle Hotel offers one of the finest and most unique wedding venues in Ireland. Nestled in the historic heart of the village of Bunrarry, famous for the 15th century Bunratty Castle, with all of its charm and romance.

Their dedicated wedding coordinator will be delighted to meet with you and guide you through their banqueting suite, luxurious bedrooms, wedding suite as well as their spa and leisure facilities.

T: 061 478700

E: [email protected]

Cork - Charleville Park Hotel and Leisure Club

It is not only the stylish and distinctive decor, the exclusive private courtyard garden and osprey lounge and the unique surroundings of the Charleville Park Hotel that makes it stand out from the crowd, but the meticulous attention to detail that their award winning wedding team provide.Your guests will be warmly welcomed by their wedding team and will enjoy the splendour of the Osprey Lounge and private Courtyard Garden prior to their meal, allowing them to catch up with old friends and family.

The newly refurbished award winning Deerpark Suite will be customised for your special day, with mood lighting, crystal chandeliers, classic silver candelabras and linens to compliment your wedding party. The private bar in the Deerpark Suite allows your guests to stay together throughout the wedding celebration, and as day turns into night they can relax in the unique Deerpark Suite which is ideal for large weddings and more intimate gatherings.

As a unique venue for a civil partnership, ceremony, wedding or blessing, their stylish and spacious hotel can customise a package to fulfil your dreams. The bridal suite awaits you as your special day draws to a close- relax in the jacuzzi bath and have happy dreams of your special day at the Charleville Park Hotel.

T: 063 33703

E: [email protected]


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Donegal - Mulroy Woods Hotel

Situated in the stunning north west of County Donegal on the outskirts of the pituresque village of Milford, the Mulroy Woods Hotel is set amonf the lake spattered glens rolling from the majestic Donegal hills towards the shore lands of Mulroy Bay.The old world character of this landmark hotel captures the essence of Irish hospitality where traditional Donegal charm meets modern luxury.

The Luxurious 3 star, family-run hotel, where the owners take huge pride of their attention to detail, plush decor and instant state of comfort and cosiness. Earlier this year, the Mulroy Woods Hotel won the highly sought after title of Ulster Hotel of the Year at the prestegious Irish Hotel Awards. Their wedding specialists can help you create a unique celebration, while their competitive prices for wedding packages offer exceptional value for money, no matter the budget.

Capacity: 160

Bedrooms: 45

T: 074 9153313

E: [email protected]




Galway - Lough Rea Hotel and Spa

The award winning Lough Rea Hotel & Spa is one of the most highly recommended and sought after venues in Galway. It combines the tranquillity of a picturesque setting with easy access, located less than two hours from Dublin city. The hotel’s private Piano Lounge and resident pianist are available for your drinks reception and the De Dannan Suite boasts its own bar, interchangeable lighting and glass chandeliers. 


Enjoy the rooftop garden and sky lounge with stunning panoramic views - use it for smaller outdoor ceremonies, your drinks reception or even as a BBQ location for day two celebrations.

Capacity: Up to 350

Accommodation: 91 bedrooms

T: 091 88 00 88

E: [email protected]


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Kerry - Sneem Hotel

Sneem Hotel is located in the heart of the Ring of Kerry where Romance is part of the scenery…. It’s tranquil setting with spectacular views of the Kerry Mountains and Kenmare Bay makes it the natural choice for a wedding venue in Kerry and a magical place to celebrate with family and friends. The perfect setting for a day you’ll never forget. Whether you wish for an intimate blessing ceremony or a lavish reception for 300 guests, they have a range of beautiful locations for you to choose from. The sumptuous grand ballroom can host the reception of you dreams.

With floor to ceiling windows opening onto the sun kissed terrace overlooking Kenmare Bay. It is also the perfect place for your drinks reception or some memorable photographs.  Whether you require a bespoke wedding tailored to your every desire or an all inclusive wedding package you can be sure of the best of traditions of food service and style. The menus are specially created by the head chef and his team using the finest of ingredients from Irish soil and sea.

T: 064 6675100

E: [email protected]



Kildare - Celbridge Manor Hotel

Celbridge Manor Hotel is a magnificent Georgian-fronted hotel situated in the heritage town of Celbridge in County Kildare. Only minutes from Celbridge Village, the hotel sits on beautiful grounds, linked to the Clane Road by an opulent tree-lined avenue. The hotel combines old-world charm with the very best of modern convenience. The hotel is decorated to a very high standard, reflecting the elegance of its inception in the Georgian era.

The hotel contains 66 luxurious bedrooms, all tastefully decorated and containing all modern conveniences. With exceptionally spacious rooms furnished with very comfortable queen sized beds and crisp linen sheets, relax in total comfort during your stay with us.

When you arrive at the gates you will be immediately transported to a world far removed from everyday life. A warm welcome awaits you from their dedicated wedding team who will be delighted to meet you and discuss your dream wedding day.

Capacity: 300

Bedrooms: 66

T:  01 601 3700

E: [email protected]


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Kilkenny - Mount Juliet

Mount Juliet Estate is located 20 minutes’ drive from Kilkenny City and an hour and 20 minutes from Dublin. Set within the confines of a stunning 500 acre estate, Mount Juliet is one of the oldest surviving walled estates in Europe making it an exclusive and romantic venue for your wedding or civil partnership.

The Georgian elegance of Mount Juliet House offers a romantic and intimate celebration for up to 96 guests in the Lady Helen Dining Room. The Stables function room at Hunter's Yard offers breath-taking views over the Estate catering for wedding parties up to 180 guests.

If you would also like to celebrate your ceremony on the estate, there are beautiful and intimate indoor or outdoor settings at Mount Juliet for up to 100 guests. Relish in Mount Juliet’s renowned welcome offering extensive activities including the Jack Nicklaus Championship Golf Course, fishing, archery, spa and leisure and wonderful walks to make your stay truly memorable.

T: 056 777 3082

E: [email protected]


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Laois - The Killeshin Hotel

The Killeshin Hotel is located centrally in Portlaoise town, a short drive from exit 16 off the M7 and easily accessible from all parts of the country. Serving the community in many forms since 1971, the Killeshin Hotel is a landmark wedding venue and well renowned for their great service, food and warm hospitality. Whilst The Killeshin Hotel is contemporary and modern in design, the team believe in tradition and hope that together they can create a day that you will treasure forever.

The Killeshin Hotel are delighted to announce the completion of their fully refurbished wedding suites, The Walnut Ballroom, The Dunamase Civil Ceremony Suite and the Killeshin Bridal Suite. Your wedding venue- The Walnut Suite, is flooded with natural daylight from double aspect windows which complement the soft muted tones of the stylish décor in this room. This exclusive venue offers in room bar service, adjoining private courtyard, private facilities and arrival reception room. The Killeshin Hotel is also delighted to unveil a full facelift including a complete refit of 32 of their 88 bedrooms to incorporate a superior luxury sleeping experience and most recently a full refurbishment of the Cedar bar and Cedar Restaurant. 

The team would be delighted to host your wedding at The Killeshin Hotel  Portlaoise – Elegant in style, traditional in service.

Capacity: 250

Bedrooms: 88

T: 057 8631200

E: [email protected]


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Leitrim - Lough Rynn Castle

Their winding driveway, lakeside setting, walled garden and handsome façade all make Lough Rynn an ideal fairytale venue. Inside you’ll find grandly proportioned rooms, four-poster beds, silk wallpaper, parquet floors, open fires and generous views, making the inside just as impressive as the exterior. The ancestral home of Lord Leitrim, the estate is rich in history and natural beauty. This secluded castle is set on the shore of Lough Rynn, surrounded by over 300 acres of breathtaking scenery, it truly is a magical setting for your wedding day. Planning your wedding is part of the excitement of getting married, so allow their experienced wedding team to assist you in every way possible. The long established team at Lough Rynn are renowned for their friendly attitude and personal approach, ensuring exceptional attention to detail on all aspects of your wedding.


"We pride ourselves on our excellent staff and the warm and friendly atmosphere that our couples and their guests experience at Lough Rynn Castle - the fact that every guest is treated with the same importance as the bride and groom matters to us."

Capacity: 320

Accommodation: 44 bedrooms

T: 071 963 2700

E: [email protected]



Limerick - The Castletroy Park Hotel

Castletroy Park Hotel, the Iconic wedding venue in Limerick. From the moment you choose the Castletroy Park Hotel you’ll notice that something very special is happening… to you. That’s the wonderful thing about choosing the Castletroy Park Hotel for your wedding venue! They know how important it is to look after even your smallest desire on your big day.

The secret of their success is that they bring you the best of all worlds direct from Limerick… professional perfection, combined with a rich warm personal touch to create for you and your guests something that is very special. They have a dedicated wedding team with a vast knowledge and experience in the wedding industry. Their private landscaped courtyard is perfect if you're looking for an on-site ceremony location, and their unique and distinctive decor makes their reception room ideal. Their reputation of being the best choice for weddings in Limerick precedes them; contact them today to find out exactly what they can do for you.


The 'Castletroy Park Hotel Wedding Experience' provides an exceptional wedding service. They will work closely with you to ensure that everything they do for you provides you with excellent value for money and ensure all of your wishes and requirements are met. After all, this is your very special day and they are delighted to share such a special occasion with you.

Capacity: Up to 300

Accommodation: 107 room

T: 061 335566

E: [email protected]


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Louth - The Four Seasons Hotel and Leisure Club Carlingford

The four star Four Seasons Hotel, Spa and Leisure Club, Carlingford lies nestled at the foot of the Cooley mountains overlooking Carlingford Lough, offering spectacular views, excellent accommodation and fine cuisine. The Four Seasons is located in the breathtakingly beautiful Carlingford with spectacular views overlooking the waterside, King Johns Castle and Slieve Foy mountain.

Carlingford offers a truly unique setting for you to exchange vows - you may wish to say I do in the garden overlooking Slieve Foy mountain with the soft sound of cascading water in the background. Or, choose from one of the newly designed wedding suites overlooking Carlingford Lough.

"Carlingford itself provides the perfect backdrop for your wedding, with Carlingford Lough, mountains, the Old Abbey, King John's Castle and quaint cobble streets, your photographs will be treasured forever."

Capacity: 450

Accommodation: 58 bedrooms

T: 042 937 3530

E: [email protected]



Mayo - Mulranny Park Hotel

Have you dreamt of getting married by the beach? At the Mulranny Park Hotel you can have the wedding of your dreams overlooking the sand and sea. With wonderful views of the Ocean and the Wild Atlantic Way, they are just steps away from golden sands for truly memorable photographs you will cherish forever.

Our Granuaile Suite recently refurbished to the highest standard and offers an inside to match the breathtaking panorama, the glass walled ballroom, provides a stunning backdrop to your celebration and leads out onto a balcony for uninterrupted views. They also offer beautiful settings for civil ceremonies. Asta Balciuniene, their wedding coordinator, is on hand to guide you through your special day here at the Mulranny Park Hotel.

Capacity: 350

Bedrooms: 40

T: 098 36704

E: [email protected]



Meath - Tankardstown House

Tankardstown House offers you, your family and friends the unique opportunity to experience premium hospitality, in a beautiful 18th Century Country House. To make it even more special, Tankardstown House and Orangery is offered on an exclusive basis for your big day.

This well-established, foodie destination has a team of top culinary chefs, who have earned wonderful critical acclaim and accolades. Their dinner menus are created, from the highest quality and locally sourced produce which is carefully cooked and beautifully presented. They also source as much produce as possible from their own kitchen garden and Polly tunnels on the estate, including freshly picked herbs, salads and vegetables.

Couples will enjoy building a relationship with their wedding coordinator, who, together with the dedicated wedding team will guide you through - from your initial viewing right through your wedding experience, to the day of departure, down the tree-lined avenue, and on to your new life together.

The 80-acres estate is filled with rolling parkland, courtyards, a formal walled garden, and tree-lined avenue offering the perfect backdrop for photographs.

Capacity: 230

Bedrooms: 25

T: 041 98 24621

E: [email protected]


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Monaghan - The Hillgrove Hotel

The Hillgrove Hotel Monaghan has a well-deserved reputation as one of the finest Wedding destinations in Ulster. The Hotel has a long tradition of hosting wedding receptions over the years, and their highly trained team are experienced in looking after and assisting you for your special day. Nothing will go unnoticed with their One Wedding a Day Policy. They pride themselves on their attention to detail and exceptionally high standard, which was recently recognised as the Hillgrove Hotel was awarded Best Wedding Venue in Ulster.

At The Hillgrove Hotel, they can cater for intimate gatherings, or more lavish affairs as each couples day is unique to them. Catering for numbers from 10 to 360, each of the hotel’s opulent banqueting suites are luxuriously decorated each with their own private bar and facilities. The elegant da'Vinci Suite and Rembrandt Suite offer a stunning, classical look. The spectacular Van Gogh and Picasso Suite can cater for 360 guests with a modern and contemporary style.

The Hillgrove Hotel Monaghan is fully licensed to host civil ceremonies. The ceremonies are conducted in a suite of your choice with various wedding themes available.

T: 047 81288

E: [email protected]



North Dublin - Castleknock Hotel

The award winning Castleknock Hotel in Dublin is now considered by many to be the premier wedding venue in Dublin. Set just outside Castleknock Village in close proximity to the Strawberry Beds and the Phoenix Park, the hotel is a contemporary-styled alternative to the traditional hotel venue. The Phoenix Suite at the Castleknock Hotel Dublin has a flexible layout that allows the room to change size depending on the required capacity without making the room look too empty or crowded.

The maximum capacity for a wedding is 250 guests. The hotel also has a stunning room with a balcony on the first floor with views of the local countryside for Civil Wedding Ceremonies. Castleknock Hotel have a very popular wedding package called Pick a Perk where couples can create their very own wedding package to suit their own individual taste. They also offer exclusivity to all of their brides and grooms with a strict one wedding a day policy.

T: 01 6406309

E: [email protected]


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Offaly - Tullamore Court Hotel

The award winning four-star Tullamore Court Hotel provides the perfect backdrop to your special day. The D.E. Williams Suite caters for weddings from 50 up to 350 guests and will leave a lasting impression on your guests, with its floor to ceiling windows overlooking their private gardens. In the evening time, the garden comes to life with twinkling fairy lights ensuring a beautiful focal point throughout your special day.

The wedding team take great pride in delivering excellent service and fabulous food, in a wonderful atmosphere, to each individual wedding couple and all your guests at the Tullamore Court Hotel.

T: 057 934 6666

E: [email protected]


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Roscomman - Kilronan Castle Estate and Spa

Kilronan Castle is located on the shores of Lough Meelough in Ballyfarnon, Co Roscommon and is one of Ireland’s hidden gems. Kilronan is one of the most luxurious castle hotels; it's the ancestral home of the Tenison family and the legendary Colonel King Tenison. This 200 year-old castle is steeped in history, full of character and old-world charm and nestled amongst acres of woodland, open lawns and pathways leading you to a truly breathtaking estate. From intimate to extravagant, traditional to bespoke their team can offer a comprehensive service, ensuring your wedding will be unforgettable and uniquely yours.

"The Dungeon Bar is an ideal private setting for your drinks reception - in the summer, your guests will gather on the patio sipping on pink Champagne, whilst overlooking the scenic Lough Meelagh. Alternatively for a winter wedding, the roaring open fires make the surroundings comfortable and homely and the candle lit wine cellar just adds to the mystical atmosphere."

Capacity: 350

Accommodation: 84 bedrooms

T: 071 961 8000

E: [email protected]



South Dublin - Airfield Estate Gardens and Farm

Airfield Estate is Dublin’s only 38 acre working farm offering a rural wedding day in an urban location. Situated in the village of Dundrum, just 20 minutes from the city centre, Airfield is about blue skies, broad horizons, about the different, the unusual. They have a rich history that informs their approach, yet is far from stuffy. Airfield Estate look for the possible, and seek out how they can create your dream wedding day together.

They have a relaxed, robust, honest and homely approach to service and in many instances, the food served at your wedding is harvested directly from their Estate farm, gardens and orchards.

Capacity: 52-150 (with a marquee on request for bigger occasions)

T: 01 969 6666

E: [email protected]




Tipperary - The Anner Hotel

With their wonderful landscaped private gardens, banqueting facilities and highly professional staff, the Anner Hotel Thurles is renowned as a venue for wedding receptions of the highest quality. Their highly experienced wedding and events team will work closely with you to ensure that every aspect of your day is carried out with style and precision. The four star hotel, which was originally a country house that has now expanded to include modern amenities whilst still holding on to its old world charm and character.

There are a variety of wedding packages on offer, all of which are tailored to meet to all budgets
, so you know you and your guests can enjoy a magical day knowing that every detail has been orchestrated to perfection.

Capacity: From 100-300

Accommodation: 96 bedrooms

T: 050 421799

E: [email protected]



Waterford - Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort

Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort, Ireland’s only Island Castle is set on an enchanted 310-acre private island. The Island Resort’s 16th Century Castle offers luxury, security and privacy, located minutes from Waterford city. Recognized as the 7th of The 50 Best Hotels in The World & 3rd of the Top Ten Hotels of Europe by Condé Nast Traveler 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards.

One of Ireland’s most acclaimed hotels, Waterford Castle Hotel and Golf Resort is set on a privately owned island, completely detached from the mainland. In a picturesque location on the River Suir, access to the island is by private car ferry. Experience a wonderful sense of anticipation as you make the short crossing to the island and travel the beech-lined drive to the Castle. As you enter the massive studded oak doors you are surrounded by the Castle’s 500-year history, the carved stone and wood paneled Hall, with its Jacobean style antiques, and intricate original tapestries.

All 5 suites and 14 guest rooms are decorated to the highest standard and have the characterful quirks typical of a Castle, with elegant décor full of authentic period detail and antiques as well as all the modern comforts of a world class hotel.

T: 051 878 203

E: [email protected]



Westmeath - Annebrook House Hotel

Situated in the heart of Mullingar, the Award Winning 4* Annebrook House Hotel presents a spectacular fusion of 17th century heritage with ultimate modern styling. Whether it's a grand affair or an intimate reception, the style of your wedding is entirely up to you - Annebrook House can cater for anything between 30-280 guests. The old-world-charm of the original house, makes for a romantic setting.

At Annebrook House hotel they offer a 'one stop shop' when it comes to venue shopping; thus making the wedding planning process as seamless as possible for couples.

The following items are included in all wedding packages: welcome drinks reception, chair covers and a choice of chair sash, fairy light backdrop, fairy light top table skirt and cake table skirt, personalised table plan and menus, floral top table arrangement and a choice of table centrepieces. They also have the following items on site for hire at a small fee: retro candy cart/ice-cream cart, wishing well, giant love letter, hot dog stand, and arch for your civil ceremony room and a pianist on arrival for your drinks reception. Or simply book the “Complete Wedding Package” to include your wedding car, wedding band & DJ!

T: 044 9353300  

E: [email protected]


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Wexford - Marlfield House Hotel

Marlfield House

Marlfield House is long established as one of Ireland’s most romantic country houses and is situated just one hour south of Dublin. Set on 36 acres of grounds it is truly an oasis of tranquillity and can be yours exclusively for your wedding day making your fairytale wedding dream come true. With 19 bedrooms in the house and 3 fours star hotels within minutes, it can cater for up to 145 guests for a wedding reception.

The charming staff will pamper you and your guests from the moment you arrive. Champagne cocktails and delicious canapés will be served in the reception rooms and gardens. The reception rooms, bedrooms and State rooms at Marlfield are all excuisitely furnished and provide an exceptional setting for wedding celebrations.

Dinner is served in the candle lit, frescoed conservatory dining room overlooking the parterre garden and manicured lawns. Herbs and vegetables from Marlfield kitchen gardens and meat and fish sourced locally are prepared by the team of talented chefs. Marlfield has won numerous awards for their food and will provide you with a selection of menus which are purely a guideline, the Marlfield chefs can tailor each menu to your requirements.

Marlfield is also registered to host Civil Ceremonies and humanist and spiritual ceremonies take place in the house and gardens.  The Print Room is perfect for smaller wedding parties of up to 55. From the Drawing Room to the Library and Conservatory dining room, all rooms have the flexibility to make your day totally unique and personal.  Included also are the floral arrangements using beautiful flowers from the gardens for the tables and throughout the reception rooms.

T: 053 942114

E: [email protected]


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Wicklow - Glenview Hotel and Leisure Club

Dreams do come true at the Glenview! For your personalized wedding, with all those special touches that you have dreamed of, the multi award winging Glenview Hotel set in the Magical Glen of the Downs will surpasses all your expectations.

From their outdoor ceremonies by a babbling brook, to stunning drinks receptions set in the manicured gardens, followed by a 5 course sumptuous dinner, with dancing in the elegant Glenview Suite - the hotel has it all.  With their renowned service and personal wedding planner they are here, make your dream come true.

Capacity: 164

Bedrooms: 70

T: 01 274 0080

E: [email protected]


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