Wondering where to book your wedding reception? Well here are five of the newest venues that just might be what you are looking for.
The Iveagh Garden Hotel
A modern take on traditional luxury, the four-star Iveagh Garden Hotel is an urban oasis on Harcourt Street, jnear Grafton Street in Dublin’s City Centre and steps away from the city’s much loved Iveagh Gardens. With 145 luxurious rooms, there’s plenty of accommodation for your guests as you enjoy a chic, city centre wedding. This Georgian building is a perfect wedding location and with it’s secret garden also offers extra wedding space and another beautiful backdrop for your wedding photos. They can accommodate parties of around 60 for dinner and up to 300 for drinks and dancing. iveaghgardenhotel.ie
Markree Castle Sligo is a fairytale castle of such beauty that it is said to have part-inspired the hymn ‘All Things Bright and Beautiful’. For the last three decades the majestic castle operated as a country castle hotel and wedding venue. It was sold in 2014 and was closed to allow for a huge renovation. Following a €12 million renovation that lasted two years, Makree Castle re-opened in March 2017 as an exclusive wedding and event venue and is part of the the Corscadden family’s exclusive hotel and venue portfolio of the “Romantic Castles of Ireland”. The original rose gardens have been maintained and offer the perfect backdrop for your wedding photos. markreecastle.ie
GPO Witness History provides a unique event space over two floors within the GPO building. Renowned for both its historical and architectural significance, the venue offers the ultimate backdrop for a variety of events, including weddings, right in the heart of Dublin. The venue contains three main spaces and can accommodate a maximum of 120 guests. The Witness Gallery with its high ceiling and large Georgian windows is an ideal space for an intimate reception, The Commemoration Gallery overlooking the courtyard is a great space for larger weddings and offers a modern feel in a historical surrounding or The Courtyard which is an outdoor oasis of calm within the hustle and bustle of Dublin city centre. GPOwitnesshistory.ie
Experience the tranquil beauty of Northern Ireland’s newest wedding venue Finnebrogue Woods. For a wedding with the wow factor, this unique venue is comprised of four spectacular tipis set to an enchanted woodland backdrop. The tipis can accommodate up to 165 guests in a spacious and dry setting ensuring you don’t have to worry about the weather. Surrounded by a glistening lake, say ‘I do’ in the great outdoors where a jumping trout or gliding swan may even add to the magic of your big day. finnebroguewoods.com
Nestled in the hills overlooking Letterkenny in beautiful County Donegal and set in 100 acres of mature woodlands, the unique and intimate Rockhill is just outside Letterkenny. When you choose Rockhill for your exclusive country house wedding, you can relax in the knowledge that your every wish will be warmly looked after, and your privacy and personal preferences are paramount. Every aspect of the day is decided by you and provided with pride and delight by them. The epic, light-filled, panelled Orangerie will be your great hall for the occasion – a jaw-dropping auditorium that will melt hearts and set them racing in equal measure! Rockhill is a picture-perfect setting, and a photographer’s paradise, so your wedding album, just like your day, is sure to ooze with atmosphere and elegance. rockhillhouse.ie
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