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The Ultimate IMAGE Wedding Venue Guide For 2016: Part 6


by IMAGE
05th Sep 2016
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Continuing on from part 5, we present the best of Irish wedding venues for 2016. Opt for one of these three beautiful locations to host your big day and ensure you have the perfect setting.

1: THE LAKESIDE HOTEL

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THE PLACE?

The Lakeside Hotel is located on the banks of the River Shannon overlooking the historical twin towns of Ballina and Killaloe. This stunning vista is complemented by award winning mature gardens.

THE GUESTLIST

The ballroom, which is flooded with natural light, can accommodate from 12o to 270 guests.

THE DIGS

All 43 uniquely designed bedrooms with carefully chosen colour schemes, have stunning views out over Lough Derg.

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THE BEST BITS

Over 120 years experience and a highly personalised service are the hallmarks of the renowned wedding tradition.

THE BOTTOM LINE

Prices starting from 45pp.

THE REAL BRIDE REVIEW

“I cannot commend the Lakeside and their fantastic staff enough for their amazing professionalism and friendly manner in both the lead up and on the day of our wedding.”

Ballina, Killaloe, Co. Clare.
061 376 122; lakesidehotel.ie

2: BOYNE HILL HOUSE

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THE PLACE?

One of the most exclusive private wedding venues in Ireland, Boyne Hill House Estate is nestled along the stunning River Boyne in 38 acres of idyllic private parkland.

THE GUESTLIST

The Boyne View Suite offers a fine dining atmosphere and comfortably seats 170 guests, complemented by a stone-walled traditional country bar for up to 250 guests.

THE DIGS

Connected by an 18th-century underground tunnel, the lovingly restored Georgian Mansion House and Courtyard Mews boast 43 deluxe bedrooms.

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THE BEST BITS

The estate becomes your residence, complete with a private butler.

THE BOTTOM LINE

Comprehensive inclusive packages starting from 65.95pp.

THE REAL BRIDE REVIEW

“You made me feel so special from the moment we booked to the day of the wedding, thank you for making our wedding so memorable.”

Kilcarn, Navan, Co. Meath.
046 903 1247; boynehillhouse.ie

3: MOUNT JULIET HOTEL

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THE PLACE?

Set on a hill overlooking the River Nore and the 1500 acre estate, Mount Juliet evokes old-fashioned grace for truly authentic wedding romance.

THE GUESTLIST

Opt for intimate surroundings for 95 guests in the grandeur of the Lade Helen restaurant or take in the Riverside Marquee’s breathtaking views, seating up to 245 guests.

THE DIGS

Let your guests unwind in one of the 20 splendid bedrooms of the Manor House and six secluded rose garden lodges, while the wedding party can occupy the Chauffeur’s Lodge.

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THE BEST BITS

The majesty of the manor is only surpassed by the exquisite grounds where guests can relax or get involved in the numerous activities across the estate.

THE BOTTOM LINE

Prices start from 90pp.

THE REAL BRIDE REVIEW

“They gave us the most amazing day that we could have ever imagined. The attention to detail was second to none.”

Thomastown, Kilkenny.
056 777 3082; mountjuliet.ie

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