Wedding venues in Connacht

Discover extraordinary wedding venues in Connacht that will captivate your heart. Whether you envision an intimate celebration in a charming country house or a grand affair in a historic castle, Connacht has an array of stunning options. Read moreExchange vows amidst the scenic landscapes of the region, with lakes, mountains, and rolling green fields as your backdrop. With their warm hospitality and enchanting settings, these wedding venues in Connacht will create memories to last a lifetime.
Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate
Bushypark, Co. Galway
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Majestically rising from the still waters of Lough Corrib and dating back to the 18th Century, the 5 star Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate is one of the most remarkable 5 star hotels in Ireland, where old-world charm meets contemporary elegance.
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  • 170
  • 102 Bedrooms
  • €125 - €175
Clayton Hotel & Leisure Club Sligo
Ballinode, Co. Sligo
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Discover our beautiful wedding venue at Clayton Hotel Sligo, with a spectacular exterior and scenic grounds. Our Pegasus Ballroom can cater for up to 400 guests and can be personalised for your special day.
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  • 400
  • 162 Bedrooms
  • From €70 pp
Lough Rea Hotel & Spa
Loughrea, Co. Galway
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A warm welcome awaits your guests as they arrive to your Wedding reception. Steeped in natural daylight, your guests can relax and enjoy a cocktail in the Piano lounge’s private bar in anticipation of your arrival.
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  • 91 Bedrooms
  • From €65 pp
County Arms Hotel Birr
Birr, Co. Offaly
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Your Dream Wedding in Ireland's Heartlands! Celebrate your love at our beautiful family-owned Georgian house hotel in beautiful Birr.
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  • 300
  • 70 Bedrooms
  • From €95 pp
Temple House Estate
Ballymote, Co. Sligo
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Are you looking for an unusual or slightly alternative wedding venue? You’ve been to lots of great hotel weddings but you’d like something that bit different. Well, this is it; an authentic Country House overlooking a lakeside castle ruin.
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  • 150
  • 10 Bedrooms
  • €6,750 - €7,000
Kinnitty Castle Hotel
Kinnitty, Co. Offaly
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Voted Castle Venue of the Year 2023 in Leinster by Irish Hotel Awards, Kinnitty Castle Hotel is the perfect authentic wedding venue.
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  • 200
  • 37 Bedrooms
  • From €75 pp
Glasson Lakehouse
Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Experience where lifestyle meets luxury at its very best in this imaginative retreat destination wedding venue. The ultimate countryside retreat for your wedding day, complete with parkland golf course and spa, in a truly idyllic setting.
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  • 240
  • Luxury (€€€)
Juniper Barn
Ballymote, Co. Sligo
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Juniper is an earth conscious venue. Surrounded by gardens, woodlands and a lake, protecting these important habitats is important to our ethos.
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  • 100
  • Moderate (€€)
Knockranny House Hotel & Spa
Westport, Co. Mayo
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Congratulations on your engagement and many thanks for considering us, we would love to host your wedding celebration at Knockranny House Hotel & Spa
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  • 380
  • 97 Bedrooms
  • From €73 pp
The g Hotel
Galway, Co. Galway
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Setting the scene for your wildest dreams There is no ordinary day. There is no ordinary wedding. And that’s how you’ll feel about your wedding day with us.
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  • 180
  • 101 Bedrooms
  • From €500
Markree Castle
Co. Sligo, Co. Sligo
Welcome to Markree Castle, a 17th Century authentic Irish castle located in the beautiful County Sligo on the route of the world-famous Wild Atlantic Way.
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  • 31 Bedrooms
  • From €99 pp
The Dean Galway
Galway, Co. Galway
Celebrate your wedding in style just a stone’s throw from Eyre Square.
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  • 200
  • Moderate (€€)
The Hardiman
Galway, Co. Galway
Cherished from the very first moment, that’s what we want you to feel. And that’s what makes a wedding celebration at the Hardiman so special.
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  • 240
  • 103 Bedrooms
  • Luxury (€€€)
Sligo Park Hotel & Leisure Club
Sligo, Co. Sligo
We are delighted you are considering the Sligo Park Hotel to celebrate your special day with family and friends.
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  • 220
  • 136 Bedrooms
  • Luxury (€€€)
The Landmark Hotel
Leitrim, Co. Leitrim
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  • 350
  • 49 Bedrooms
  • From €69 pp
Breaffy House
Castlebar, Co. Mayo
  • 42 Bedrooms
  • Luxury (€€€)
Cloughan Castle
Loughrea, Co. Galway
Cloughan Castle is available to hire in its entirety for your wedding celebrations as your exclusive venue. We encourage you to take over the Castle and create your own magical event so that the Castle is your home from home.
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  • 120
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • Luxury (€€€)
Mount Falcon Estate
Ballina, Co. Mayo
It's said that the most memorable occasions take place in the most memorable locations, and at Mount Falcon, we know your wedding day will be unforgettable.
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  • 200
  • 77 Bedrooms
  • Super Luxury (€€€€)
Gloster House
Brosna, Co. Offaly
Nestling at the foot of the Slieve Bloom mountains is the stunningly beautiful and unique 300 -year-old Gloster House. It is surrounded by extensive gardens incorporating terraces, water features, woodland and lakes, Gloster House is a magical place
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  • 180
  • Super Luxury (€€€€)
BEST WESTERN Sligo Southern Hotel
Sligo, Co. Sligo
The Sligo Southern Hotel is ideal for any events you maybe organising in the North West Region, located just off the N4 in the heart of Sligo City guarantees easy access and our generous car parking facilities guarantee a smooth arrival.
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  • 350
  • 93 Bedrooms
  • Moderate (€€)
The g Hotel – Gigi’s Restaurant
Galway, Co. Galway
Our experienced Wedding & Events Executive is on hand to help you create the wedding of your dreams that includes room décor, tailored menus, table plans, entertainment and accommodation
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  • P.O.A
Abbey Hotel Roscommon
Roscommon, Co. Roscommon
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The 4* Abbey Hotel Roscommon is a charming family run castle style setting nestled in the heart of the Irish Midlands, owned and managed by the Grealy Family dynasty now since 1963.
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  • 350
  • From €69 pp
Rosleague Manor Hotel
Letterfrack, Co. Galway
Enjoying a magical Connemara setting, Rosleague Manor is a perfect wedding venue from which to entertain and share one of the most important days of your life with close family and friends.
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  • 20 Bedrooms
  • From €70 pp
Westport House & Estate
Westport, Co. Mayo
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The 400-Acre Westport Estate on the shores of Clew Bay, offers two unique and wonderful venues for your wedding. Our grand, historic 18th-century Westport house and our indoor, outdoor Pizzeria & Bistro Bar, Gracy's (great for day 2 celebrations)
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  • 120
  • From €150 pp
The Twelve Hotel
Galway, Co. Galway
An elegant, intimate sanctuary just 10 minutes from Galway city, The Twelve Hotel Galway is also the perfect setting for a rehearsal dinner, post-wedding brunch or any other wedding parties that celebrate your special day.
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  • 100
  • Luxury (€€€)
Galway Bay Hotel Conference & Leisure Centre
Galway, Co. Galway
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With over 20 years’ experience in the wedding industry our team will work with you to create a unique day, tailored in every way to suit your needs and those of your guests. At Galway Bay Hotel we offer you the best wedding venues in Galway for your
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  • 400
  • From €650
Shearwater Hotel & Spa
Ballinasloe, Co. Galway
Our recently refurbished ballroom offers our wedding couples sophisticated elegance. With a subtle colour palette offering the perfect backdrop for the perfect Wedding.
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  • 500
  • Affordable (€)
Salthill Hotel
Galway, Co. Galway
Did you get recently engaged (congrats!) or know someone who has? Then, watch this video below and if you have any inquiries for our team, email us at [email protected] or call us on 091-522711 or you can fill in the form below.
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  • 450
  • Affordable (€)
Oranmore Lodge Hotel
Galway, Co. Limerick
Family-owned and managed the 4 star Oranmore Lodge Hotel blends the elegance and intimacy of a more gracious age with the best of modern comforts, the Oranmore Lodge Hotel boasts 67 well-appointed bedrooms, full leisure facilities, ...
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  • 170
  • 67 Bedrooms
  • From €80 pp
Kiltimagh Park Hotel
Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo
We pride ourselves on the wonderful reputation and accolades we have received for both our food and service. For more information your can view our Wedding Brochure Here.
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  • 350
  • Affordable (€)
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FAQ's

Are there any additional costs for having live music at wedding venues in Connacht?

When considering live music at wedding venues in Connacht, there might be some additional costs to keep in mind. These costs can vary depending on factors such as the type of live music, the size of the band or performers, and any technical requirements they might have. Some venues might charge extra for providing sound equipment or adjusting their setup to accommodate the performers. It's important to discuss these details with both the venue and the musicians to get a clear understanding of any potential additional expenses. Clarifying these costs upfront can help you budget effectively for your desired musical entertainment while avoiding any unexpected surprises.

What are popular types of reception decor for wedding in Connacht?

Popular reception decor for weddings in Connacht often draws inspiration from the region's natural beauty. Rustic and nature-themed decor is a common choice, with elements like wooden accents, wildflowers, and earthy colour palettes. Connacht's coastal charm might inspire nautical or beach-themed decor, while its historical sites could lead to vintage or classic styling. Cultural touches, such as Celtic designs or traditional Irish patterns, can also add a personal touch. Lighting, including fairy lights, lanterns, and candles, can create a magical atmosphere. Incorporating local elements and the scenic surroundings into your decor can infuse your Connacht wedding with a unique and memorable aesthetic.

What is the average cost for having a firework display at a wedding reception in Connacht?

The cost of a firework display at a wedding reception in Connacht can vary based on the complexity and duration of the display. The prices for a basic firework display could start at around €1,000 and go upwards for more elaborate shows. The specific location, type of fireworks used, and any additional services (such as safety personnel) might contribute to the overall cost. It's important to work with a reputable fireworks provider who can ensure safety and compliance with local regulations. Due to potential changes in prices and regulations, it's recommended to obtain quotes from firework specialists in Connacht to accurately gauge the current costs.

What are some famous wedding venues in Connacht?

Connacht boasts several famous wedding venues known for their charm and beauty. Ashford Castle in County Mayo is a luxurious and historic option, set within a stunning estate that offers both grandeur and intimacy. Lisloughrey Lodge, also in County Mayo, provides scenic lakeside views and a serene atmosphere. Ballintubber Abbey, located in County Mayo as well, is a unique choice with its historic architecture and spiritual significance. Belleek Castle in County Mayo is renowned for its romantic ambiance and medieval architecture. These venues offer diverse options for couples seeking a memorable and picturesque Connacht wedding experience.

Is it possible to have drone photography at a wedding in Connacht?

Yes, having drone photography at a wedding in Connacht is possible and can capture stunning aerial shots of your special day. Drone photography offers a unique perspective and can showcase the breathtaking landscapes and scenery that Connacht has to offer. However, there are some important considerations to keep in mind. Make sure the wedding venue permits drone usage and discuss the logistics with your photographer. Safety and regulations are vital, so ensure your photographer is licensed and follows all legal requirements for drone operation. Communicate your preferences with your photographer to capture the moments that matter most from the skies above Connacht.

Are there any discounts for booking a wedding on certain days of the week or during off-peak months in Connacht?

Many wedding venues in Connacht offer discounts for booking on certain days of the week or during off-peak months. Weekdays and off-peak seasons often have lower demand, which can result in reduced venue costs. While discounts vary from venue to venue, they can range from a percentage off the total package to additional services included at a discounted rate. The exact discounts and availability might depend on the specific venue and the time of year you're considering for your wedding. It's recommended to inquire directly with the venues you're interested in to learn about any special offers or discounts they might have for specific days or months.