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The Best Venues For Your 2016 Wedding

1. BALLYMAGARVEY VILLAGE

THE PLACE
This historic 18th century manor house, set in the stunning Boyne Valley, is available for exclusive hire for your perfect romantic wedding.?
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THE GUESTLIST
Celebrate with up to 226 family and??

friends?in our heritage-style banqueting hall. The luxurious??

manor?house, beautiful courtyard and quaint schoolhouse can accommodate a total of 78??

guests overnight.?

THE DIGS
The former flax mill has been lovingly restored, transforming the historic buildings into charming spaces for both intimate and large wedding celebrations.?

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THE BEST BITS
The understated yet distinctive character makes the estate feel like your very own home from home.?

THE BOTTOM LINE
Packages from??79 per guest.?

THE REAL BRIDE REVIEW
?For a place as amazing as?Ballymagarvey?to be completely outshone by its staff says everything you need to know about them.??

Balrath, Co Meath. 041 982 5959,?ballymagarvey.ie?

 

 

2.WATERFORD CASTLE HOTEL

The Place:

Waterford?Castle Hotel & Golf Resort?is set on a?310 acre private Island & considered a premier choice for destination?weddings.?Ireland’s only Island Castle is’minutes from?Waterford City.

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The Guest List:

A grand affair, civil ceremony, intimate reception, private exclusive wedding, or a garden reception your dream wedding will manifest here on the Island Resort.

The Digs:

The?Castle has 19 individually designed bedrooms including 5 suites. And?45 contemporary 3 bedroom?Lodges.

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Best Bits:

Our culinary team prepare food to satisfy every food lover’s palate and?create a truly memorable fine dining experience as critically acclaimed in the?2015 Michelin Guide.?

The Real Bride Review:

“We received so many compliments regarding the venue and in particular the food. My only regret is that it is all over!”?

The Island,?Waterford. 051 878 203,?waterfordcastleresort.com

 

 

3.THE PLACE ?

Spectacular Kilshane House, with a remarkable curvilinear conservatory from the 1860s, is nestled in 320 acres of private parkland in the heart of Co Tipperary.

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THE GUESTLIST ?

The Orangerie, which has a full bar at one end and a dance floor at the other, holds 220 guests comfortably in a fine dining manner. ?

THE DIGS

There are?54?bedrooms en-suite on the grounds.? The only guests present are the ones you invite.?

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THE BEST BITS

Unforgettable wedding ceremonies can take place in the conservatory, in the exquisite formal garden, or at the pagoda on the lake – all with amazing photo opportunities. ?

?THE BOTTOM LINE

All-inclusive wedding packages??100 per person, no hidden extras. ??

THE REAL BRIDE REVIEW?

?Kilshane House has more than the fabulous staff, an amazing setting, and spectacular food.? We just had the most perfect weekend and wedding.?

Tipperary Town, Co Tipperary. 062 82 444; kilshanehouse.ie

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