Plan Your Irish Castle Wedding

It’s classier than Las Vegas and easier than doing what your in-laws tell you. Consider tying the knot with a marriage at a majestic castle in Ireland. With a little advance planning, you and your fiancee can marry in an Irish castle fit for fairytales.

While it seems more expensive to get married in a  different country, couples often find that they can save a lot of money by having a wedding away from home. The wedding can be less costly with a smaller group of family and friends, and more memorable in a beautiful Irish location. Having your wedding away from home also allows you to have complete control over your special day.

To plan an amazing wedding in an Irish Castle, you can arrange it through the location itself (a list can be found at the end of this article). For a simpler planning process, there are wedding planning firms that will take care of everything for you. The firm will book the location and coordinate everything you need to enjoy a successful wedding.

Many couples from the United States and around the world travel to Ireland for their wedding. The number of visitors choosing to get married in an Irish castle increases with each passing year. Some of these visitors like to make their wedding even more authentically Irish with Irish wedding traditions. An Irish castle wedding can incorporate all kinds of Irish traditions for those wishing to celebrate the Irish culture. Many couples choose to use Irish vows, prayers, Claddagh wedding rings from Ireland, and much more.

Whether you are Irish, have Irish roots, or just love Irish culture; you can experience the joy of a wedding in a majestic Irish castle. Slainte agus saol agat!-Health and life to you!

There are many luxury castles that advertise for and host weddings. Here’s a list of the best in Ireland:

Shannon Region:Dromoland Castle, Newmarket-on-Fergus, County Clare,Glin Castle, Glin, County Limerick,Adare Manor Castle Hotel and Golf Resort, Adare, County Limerick, andKnappogue Castle, Quin, County Clare.

Ireland’s West Region:Ashford Castle, Cong, County Mayo,Belleek Castle Hotel, Ballina, County Mayo,Kilronan Castle, Ballyfarnon (Near Sligo), County Roscommon,Lough Cutra Castle and Estate, between Galway City and Ennis, County Galway, andCloghan Castle, outside Kilchrest, County Galway.

Southwest Region:Ballyseede Castle, near Tralee, County Kerry, andHotel Dunloe Castle, Beaufort, Killarney, County Kerry.

Southeast Region:Waterford Castle, Waterford Island, County Waterford, andLismore Castle, Blackwater Valley, County Waterford.
Dublin:Clontarf Castle, City of Dublin.

Midlands and East Coast:Kilkea Castle Hotel, near Wicklow, County Kildare, Kinnitty Castle , Offaly, near the center of Ireland,Slane Castle, County Meath, Portlick Castle, shores of Lough Ree, County Westmeath, andDarver Castle, Dundalk, County Louth.

Northwest Region:Cabra Castle Hotel, Kingscourt, County Cavan,Markree Castle, Collooney, County Sligo,Lough Eske Castle, outside Donegal Town, County Donegal, andLoughrynn Castle, Mohill, County Leitrim.

Northern Ireland:Ballygally Castle Hotel, on the Antrim coast,Crom Castle, on Lough Erne, Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh,Belle Isle Castle, Lisbellaw, County Fermanagh, and Narrow Water Castle, Warrenpoint, County Down.

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