The Ultimate IMAGE Venue Guide For 2016: Part 2

Following on from Part 1, IMAGE continues to explore some of the best wedding venues around Ireland. A charming village, a majestic castle and a picturesque hotel are on our venue list today, each individually gorgeous and perfect for your big day.

1: COOLBAWN QUAY

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THE PLACE

The rustic lakeshore setting of Coolbawn Quay's charming old-world village, with all the comforts of contemporary life, is magical.

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THE GUESTLIST

Celebrate with up to 200 of your closest friends and family in the dramatic Georgian-style pavilion on the water's edge, or opt for the more intimate setting of the Schoolhouse and Drawing Room.

THE DIGS

Up to 95 guests can unwind in the cosy and comfortable suites.

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THE BEST BITS

The consummate magical wedding weekend where all your friends and family can celebrate, stay and relax in a welcoming home-away-from-home, in picturesque grounds with spectacular views.

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THE BOTTOM LINE

All inclusive wedding packages from??75 per person.

THE REAL BRIDE REVIEW

"From the cosy cottages to the stunning wedding pavilion, Coolbawn Quay is truly romantic."

Coolbawn Quay, Co. Tipperary. 067 28 158; coolbawnquay.com

2: LOUGH RYNN CASTLE

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THE PLACE

Awarded Best Castle Venue of the Year 2015, this secluded castle is majestically set on the shore of Lough Rynn, surrounded by acres of spectacular scenery.

THE GUESTLIST

The Grand Ballroom can cater for up to 320 guests but can also be reduced in size for more intimate weddings.

THE DIGS

Invite the entire wedding party to stay in the castle's 43 luxurious guest bedrooms, suites, lake view rooms and deluxe rooms.

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THE BEST BITS

The walled gardens are truly unmatched for photo opportunities; allow the concierge to chauffer you around the estate for beautiful wedding photos, while your guests lounge in the magnificent rooms.

THE BOTTOM LINE

Packages from??65pp.

THE REAL BRIDE REVIEW

"It's the little touches that leave a lasting impression and we feel Lough Rynn is a five-star wedding venue."

Mohill, Co. Leitrim. 071 963 2700; loughrynn.ie
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SEAFIELD GOLF & SPA HOTEL

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THE PLACE

Nestled amidst 160 acres of picturesque coastal parkland located only 45 minutes from south Dublin, Seafield Golf & Spa Hotel is the perfect venue to allow you to create a wedding day which is uniquely yours.

THE GUESTLIST

Catering from 20 to 300 people across a number of bespoke wedding suites, it has the perfect venue options to suit you including the ?ine Suite ballroom and permanent onsite marquee.

THE DIGS

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102 hotel bedrooms, with a chance of panoramic views of the championship golf course and the Irish Sea, and 64 two -to three- bed courtyard suites and beautiful executive houses.

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THE BEST BITS

The attention to detail, personal service, sumptuous cuisine, world-class facilities and stunning location.

THE BOTTOM LINE

Packages from??45 per person.

THE REAL BRIDE REVIEW

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"From the staff who were all so friendly and helpful, to the food which was amazing, we could not have asked for anything more."

Ballymoney, Gorey, Co. Wexford. 053 948 5107; seafieldhotel.com

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