Best Irish LGBT+ Weddings Suppliers & Venues

Love is in the air with our 8th annual Wedding Issue and we are celebrating all things same-sex, here is our lowdown on laudable LGBT+ venues and suppliers around the country. Whether you’re looking for a photographer to help capture your special day or you’re trying to pick out the perfect location, we’ve got you covered with these top Irish LGBT Weddings Suppliers & Venues

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Venues: Munster

Ballinacurra House, Kinsale, Co. Cork

Stylish intimate weddings with a difference and all in the privacy of your own country estate set within a walled garden and 40 acres of woodland and lawns.

T: 00 353 21 477 9040 W: ballinacurra.com

Cliff House Hotel, Middle Road, Dysert, Ardmore, Co. Waterford

Ireland’s only luxury five-star hotel on the sea, The Cliff House Hotel in Ardmore is among the most picturesque venues for a wedding in Ireland.

T: 00 353 24 87800 W: thecliffhousehotel.com

Kilshane House, Springhouse, Tipperary

Built in 1822 on 320 acres of private parkland in the heart of County Tipperary, this wedding venue is the dream location for a special wedding.

W: kilshanehouse.ie/

Venues: Connacht

Westport House, Westport,
Co. Mayo

An 18th century Palladian mansion set on over 300 acres in the heart of Westport Town. The Lakeland, parkland and woodland grounds are peaceful and beautiful, rivalled only by the stunning interiors of the house. You’ll be surrounded by original furniture, magnificent paintings, open fireplaces and unbeatable architecture in every room.

T: 00 353 98 25122 W: westporthouse.ie

Belleek Castle, Garrankeel, Ballina, Co. Mayo

Belleek Castle is the perfect choice for Civil Ceremonies in Ireland: We are offering on-site Weddings, Civil Ceremonies & Civil Partnerships, creating a truly memorable

T: 00 353 96 22400 W: belleekcastle.com

Hotel Westport, New Rd, The Demesne, Westport, Co. Mayo

With a 40-year tradition of wedding experience Hotel Westport makes the ideal location for a romantic Blessing or Civil Ceremony. The picturesque woodland setting is the perfect place to share your special day. Hotel Westport can cater from 5 to 350 people in a number of locations. Why not consider the authentic 300-year-old original stone-face bridge or the wonderful picturesque exterior patio area for your ceremony.

T: 00 353 98 25122 W: hotelwestport.ie

Killadangan House, Westport, Co. Mayo

A truly inspiring destination on the wild Atlantic way Killadangan House is a lovingly restored period house overlooking Clew Bay on the outskirts of Westport town.

T: 00 353 87 165 0570 W: killadanganhouse.com

Lodge at Ashford, Cong, Co. Mayo

Set in the beautiful Ashford Estate with spectacular views across shimmering Lough Corrib, it’s hard to imagine a more romantic setting for your special day. The Lodge at Ashford Castle is available for both exclusive and non-exclusive use.

T: 00 353 94 954 5400 W: thelodgeac.com/

The G Hotel, Old Dublin Rd, Galway

The g Hotel & Spa is Galway city’s only five star hotel and spa. The g is a hotel, which evokes Hollywood glamour along with a traditional warm Irish welcome.

T: 00 353 91 865 200 W: theghotel.ie

Venues: Ulster

Crover House Hotel, Lough Sheelin, Co. Cavan

Surrounded by delightful gardens and beautiful Irish countryside, Crover House is an idyllic location for your Country House Wedding in County Cavan.

T: 00 353 49 854 0206 W: croverhousehotel.ie

The Watermill Lodge, Kilmore Quay, South Lisnaskea, Co. Fermanagh BT92 0DT

With Lough Erne as the perfect backdrop and Pascal Brissaud’s award-winning haute cuisine in his lakeside, thatched, exclusive use venue.

T: 00 44 28 6772 4369 W: watermillrestaurantfermanagh.com

Venues: Leinster

The Millhouse, Slane, Co. Meath

Bespoke weddings in a truly magical exclusive Georgian manor house wedding venue. The Millhouse is a romantic haven in a wonderful riverside garden location. Choose to have your ceremony in the Orchard, on the front lawn or in the dramatic Mill ceremony room. Your wedding banquet will be served in the beautiful, light-filled Pavilion dining room. Relax and enjoy your entire day in idyllic surroundings.

T: 00 353 41 9820878 W: themillhouse.ie

The Morrison, Ormond Quay Lower, Dublin 1

An exclusive and unique wedding venue. This Dublin city centre 4 Star Superior hotel overlooks the River Liffey with many wonderful photo opportunities both in this designer hotel and in the surrounding area – including the famous Ha’penny bridge.

T: 00 353 1 887 2458 E: [email protected] W: morrisonhotel.ie

Ballybeg House, Ballinglen, Co. Wicklow

Our speciality is weddings of up to 160 guests in our Victorian Marquee, with more intimate gatherings in the house. Our unrivalled renovated courtyard is the perfect location for your ceremony -rustic stonework and open fires —it must be seen to be appreciated.

T: 00 353 1 402 38841 W: ballybeg.ie

Trinity City Hotel, Pearse St, Dublin 2

Dreaming of a magical City Centre wedding? We offer a number of different room options for a cosmopolitan wedding. Old school glamour meets modern edge meets Georgian grandeur. This is a truly unexpected treasure in the heart of the city.

T: 00 353 1 648 1089 E: [email protected] W: trinitycityhotel.com

Yamamori Tengu, 37 Strand Street Great, North City, Dublin 1

The big draw of Tengu is its ample space, drinks reception, custom-made menus for your guests, state-of-the-art soundsystem and large outdoor area.

T: 00 353 1 872 0003 W: yamamori.ie

Bow Lane, 17 Aungier St, Dublin 2

Bow Lane is an authentic, late night cocktail bar that appeals to a cross section of Dublin society from the gritty underclass of sophisticates to creatives and the party set.

T: 00 353 1 478 9489 W: bowlane.ie

Cliff Town House, 22 Saint Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2

Regarded as one of the best venues for stylish city centre occasions, the main restaurant and private dining room are available for exclusive use for weddings.

T: 00 353 1 638 3939 W: theclifftownhouse.com

Fallon & Byrne, 11 Exchequer Street, Dublin 2

Fallon & Byrne’s upstairs room is a glorious space where the light pours in and people feel happy, and where the only thing better than the service and atmosphere is the food.

T: 00 353 472 1000 W: fallonandbyrne.com

Irish Whiskey Museum, 119 Grafton St., Dublin 2

Journey back through time and discover the tale of Irish whiskey, its unique origins, its rise to glory,
dramatic fall and current revival in this fantastic museum.T: 00 353 1 525 0970 W: irishwhiskeymuseum.ie

Koh, 6/7 Jervis St, Millennium Walkway, North City, Dublin 1

Are you looking for an intimate and unique venue to hold your event, function or party? Koh can be hired partially or totally.

T: 00 353 62 82444 W: koh.ie

Medley, Unit 7, Old Irish Times Building, Fleet Street, Dublin 2

Big on flavour, buzzing with style, brimming with originality, this is Medley Café Bistro, private dining and venue hire.

T: 00 353 55 57116 W: medley.ie

Stephens Green Hibernian Club, 9 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2

The Club specialises in bespoke intimate weddings from 40-96 people and is the perfect venue to create memories to last a lifetime whilst capturing the romance of Old Dublin.

T: 00 353 677 4744 W: sghc.ie

The Larder Restaurant & Brewhouse, 8 Parliament St, Dublin 2

In the heart of Dublin city, The Larder is a boutique style restaurant that grows, brews and roasts, its eclectic interior adds to the warmth and atmosphere.

T: 00 353 1 633 3581 W: thelarder.ie

The Marker, Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin 2

All spaces are carefully considered for your big day and delivered to the highest standard – superb food, exceptional service and a genuinely personal touch.

T: 00 353 1 687 5100 W: themarkerhoteldublin.com

Whitefriar Grill, 16 Aungier Street, Dublin 2

Group dining in Whitefriar Grill’s chilled vibe with our extensive, modern menus means that everyone can be catered for when you celebrate a special occasion.

T: 00 353 1 475 9003 W: whitefriargrill.ie

Brook Lodge & Macreddin Village, Co. Wicklow

The Perfect Wedding Venue, Whatever the Season…
Hidden in a secluded Wicklow Valley, less than an hour’s drive from South Dublin, lies BrookLodge & Macreddin Village; a luxurious 4 Star Wedding Venue. Home to BrookHall, a private and unique Wedding building and boasting a quaint Chapel on the grounds. Macreddin Village is registered by the HSE for civil ceremonies. A stunning Village where the commitment to really good food, impeccable service and attention to detail in absolute.T: 00 353 402 36444 E: [email protected]rooklodge.com W: brooklodge.com

Rathsallagh House Hotel, Dunlavin, Co.Wicklow

Exclusive private wedding venue set in 530 acres of peaceful parkland with its own walled garden. Historic Hotels of Europe Wedding Experience 2017 winner.

T: 00 353 45 403112 W: rathsallagh.com

Dunboyne Castle Hotel, Maynooth Rd, Castlefarm, Dunboyne, Co. Meath

Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa is the ideal venue for your civil ceremony or marriage blessing.

T: 00 353 1 801 3500 W: dunboynecastlehotel.com

Tankardstown, Slane, Co. Meath

Exuding elegance and luxury, Tankardstown comprises an impressive 18th Century Manor House & Orangery.

T: 00 353 41 982 4621 W: tankardstown.ie

Cliff at Lyons, Lyons Road, Celbridge, Kildare

This luxury hotel with its canal side setting, dramatic waterfall and potager garden occupies an unusual collection of historic rose-clad buildings, including a mill and former dovecote.

T: 00 353 1 630 3500 W: cliffatlyons.ie

Marlfield House, Courtown Rd, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Marlfield House is renowned for its lavish and warm hospitality and is one of the most celebrated unique luxury wedding venues in Ireland.

T: 00 353 53 942 1124 W: marlfieldhouse.com

Venues: Abroad

Casona Granado, Almería, Spain

One of the most memorable and joyous occasions of your life can be fully realised at Casona Granado. In its stunning location and with its stylish rooms, outdoor spaces and superb food, we offer a unique and romantic venue for hosting your wedding.

T: 0034 950 069 077 E: [email protected] W: casonagranado.com

 

Suppliers: Munster

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Eunice Power Catering, Ballinamuck West,Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

Eunice Power Catering is one of Ireland’s leading event caterers based in Co. Waterford. Offering first class food and a philosophy, which requires that everything is hand-made with care and attention, from basic raw ingredients.

T: 00 353 58 45594 W: eunicepower.com

Suppliers: Connacht

Big Red Barn & Little White Chapel, Aughamore, Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo

For a wedding with a difference celebrate in a custom-built American style barn or a little white chapel with personal packages ranging from the structure to the full event.

T: 00 353 87 115 2295 W: bigredbarn.ie

Suppliers: Leinster

The Mixtape, 77 Camden Street Lower, Dublin 2

The Mixtape are a High Energy Interactive Wedding Band. Our focus is on creating a fun and entertaining party atmosphere for your special night, with your favourite songs, to entertain your guests and keep everyone on the dance floor! Our show is interactive, encouraging audience participation and involvement from your guests to create a unique and personalised entertainment experience.

T: 00353 83 183 5521 E: [email protected] W: themixtape.ie

The Garden at Powerscourt Townhouse, South William St, Dublin 2

The Garden is guided by principles of engaging ethereal aesthetics. Think wildflowers, earthy tones, colour-pops and wonderful seasonal stock, with each composition symbolising the beauty in balanced asymmetry.

T: 00 353 1 612 5260 E: [email protected] W: thegarden.ie

Camerino Bakery, 158 Capel St, North City, Dublin 1

An artisan wedding cake is a wonderful way to add design, tradition, personal style, glamour and fun to a wedding party. Your cake should be beautiful and taste amazing, made with the best ingredients.

T: 00 353 1 537 7755 W: camerino.ie/

Stephen Thomas Face and Body Clinic, 64 Dame St., Temple Bar, Dublin 2

The best male grooming, waxing and massage salon in Dublin. The success of the salon has been driven by the uniqueness of the business – it is male owned, and run, all treatments are carried out by owner and therapist Stephen McEvoy.

T: 00 353 1 672 9444 W: stephenthomas.ie/

All in One Events, Whitemill Industrial Estate, Clonard Road, Wexford

All in One Event Hire is a full service marquee and event hire company that will work with you to make your event as effortless and as memorable as possible.

T: 00 353 53 918 4535 W: allinoneeventhire.ie

Irish Landmark Trust, Top Floor, 11 Parnell Square, Dublin 1

Lighthouses and tower houses, along with schoolhouses, mews, gate lodges, and stately apartments, all sensitively restored and available for short stays.

T: 00 353 1 670 4733 W: irishlandmark.com

O’Brien’s Wines, 33 Spruce Avenue, Stillorgan Industrial Park, Co. Dublin

O’Brien’s Wine Off-Licence Group is Ireland’s largest family owned drinks retailer. They import directly and exclusively from over 75 wineries worldwide.

T: 00 353 1 269 3139 W: obrienswine.ie

Nowhere, 65 Aungier St, Dublin 2

A shared curiosity in the discourse of masculinity and the culture of clothes.

T: 00353 1 607 8983 W: nowhere.ie

Spiritual Ceremonies, 3 Block A, The Courtyard, Kilcarbery Business Park, Dublin 22

Spiritual Ceremonies have been privileged to have walked with thousands of couples, from all over the world, on their journey toward their special day in Ireland since 2010.

T: 00 353 86 265 7171 W: spiritualceremonies.ie

John Galligan Travel, 5 Sandyford Office Park, Dublin 18

John Galligan Travel is a 100% Irish-owned, independent travel management company, specialising in Cruises. Book your wedding on Cunard here.

T: 00 353 1 207 6555 W: jgt.ie

Suppliers: Nationwide

Sunway Holidays

Luxurious. Exotic. Romantic. Special. More than any other holiday experience, your honeymoon should be all of these things – and more. At Sunway we want to help you plan the most important holiday of your life.

W: sunway.ie/honeymoons/

Louis Copeland

The Louis Copeland Made to Measure Experience is an exclusive service that allows you to create a suit which is truly unique to you. Our made to measure specialists provide 1:1 private tailoring to guide you through the entire process.

W: louiscopeland.com

John Doherty DJ

Playing commercial dance anthems from 90s & 00s to hits from from Adele to Xtina. 80s Classics & diva gems from ABBA to Yazoo. Party tunes for party people.

T: 00 353 86 385 5777 E: [email protected] W: johndohertydj.com

OHWOW

Like a photo booth, but better! Bringing something inarguably fabulous to your big day, our 360 degree WowCam will ensure your guests leave with the ultimate selfie to post with your wedding hashtag.

T: 00 353 86 826 3759 W: ohwow.ie

Aaron McGrath Photography

Throughout the seven years, Aaron Mc Grath’s photography has always revolved around people – whether that is in a club, in a studio, or in a church.

W: aaronmcgrathweddings.com

DragQueens.ie

DragQueens.ie is Ireland’s first Entertainment specialist dedicated to bringing you some of the best drag queens in the business.

T: 00 353 85 205 1508 W: dragqueens.ie

H&G Creations Event Planning & Styling

H&G Creations offer unique handcrafted event production and styling for weddings, corporate events, festival, private & public events. With a strong focus on design, detail and excellent customer service.

T: 00 353 85 832 4398 W: hghome.ie

The Flour Artist

Julie’s ethos is to create unique and natural cakes, using primarily butter cream, fresh flowers and fruits in her designs.

T: 00 353 87 065 1411 W: theflourartist.com

The Civil Celebrant

I am a formally trained independent celebrant, with a background in nursing and public speaking. I aim to quickly put couples at ease, and encourage them to open their imagination to all the possibilities for a wonderful celebration!

T: 00 353 87 443 7498 W: thecivilcelebrant.ie/

Rainbow Weddings

Rainbow Weddings specialise in same sex weddings and are the first gay wedding planners in Ireland to assist you in making your wedding day the best day of your life.

T: 00 353 86 839 8152 W: rainbowweddings.ie/

Cornude

This award-winning popcorn is hand-made daily by Ruth in her artisan kitchen, and offers a huge range of flavours. With her culinary background and passion for ingredients she has changed the face of popcorn here in Ireland – and has paletes popping nationwide. #FreshNotFarmed

T: 00 353 86 025 8125 W: cornude.ie

Tour America & Celebrity Cruises

Tour America is Ireland’s leading holiday specialist to the USA, Canada and Mexico, and Worldwide Cruises.

T: 00 353 86 025 8125 W: touramerica.ie

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