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Top 5 Unique Wedding Venues in Ireland

How about elevating your big day and choosing an exclusive wedding venue where you can express yourself fully? This is for the free-spirited couples who want access to an estate and multiple locations during the day. All venues are offering a sense of freedom and give you an ultimate experience.

Mount Druid

Mount Druid is nestled in the picturesque village of Castletown Geoghegan, County Westmeath. It is an exquisite parkland within 100 acres, sprinkled with over 200,000 broad leaf trees and with its very own lake and boat house.

A private Wedding Venue with a quirky flair, this organic sheep farm set on 100 acres is owned and run by The Murphy Family.

Key features:

– The Tin Chapel for your ceremony

– The Summer House and new Boat House for drinks reception by the lake

– The Barn for dinner and dancing


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Juniper Barn

Juniper Barn is located on the Newpark Estate where Christopher and Dorothy-Ellen live with their young family. There are three beautiful stone barns all dating from 1780 which are used for weddings, corporate events, conferences, concerts, and festivals. The barns are surrounded by mature trees, formal gardens, and a lake with its resident swans. It’s a truly magical place full of nature and history.

The Wood Barn is a short stroll through the gardens in the Georgian courtyard and seats 100 comfortably on long handmade wooden trestle tables. This barn has a beautiful setting adjacent to mature woodlands and the lake for those all-important photos.

The capacity is 50-100 people.

Key Features:

  • Wood Barn
  • Turf Barn
  • Swallow Barn
  • The Lodge


Image by Steve Rogers

Cloughjordan House

An 800-year-old French-style manor house set in the lush countryside of North Tipperary. Cloughjordan House is at heart a place of wholesome home-grown food, warm, welcoming rooms, gardens to explore, and wide lawns to play on.

Cloughjordan House is a private and exclusive wedding venue. Its capacity is 120 to 180 people. Celebrating weddings at this manor brings a whole new farm-to-table food experience with an onsite cookery school that showcases season menus.

Key Features:

  • Accessibility to 3 churches within 300 meters
  • Seasonal Menus
  • Colorful accommodation options that sleep up to 86 guests
  • The Cookey School


Photography by Davide McClelland

Martinstown House

Martinstown House is a beautiful country house built in the 1830s available for wedding celebrations and ceremonies on an exclusive basis. Your guests will have total privacy in 140 acres of private park and farmlands, with mature woods and a stunning Walled Garden. The Booth family shares the property with flocks of sheep, cattle, two friendly donkeys, and free-range chickens who kindly donate their eggs to the kitchen. There are six elegant and comfortable bedrooms in the main house and a further three in the Yard House, perfect for any wedding party.

Key Features:

  • Glamping Village
  • Secret Gardens
  • Locally-grown food
  • The Woodlands


Image by Olga Hogan Photography

Poulapouca House

Poulaphouca House & Falls is the perfect location to enjoy a relaxed informal wedding celebration with family & friends. With more than a century of history, the owners have poured their hearts and souls into restoring these 36 acres of Poulaphouca to its very best. It is part of an area of unspoiled natural beauty, wrapped in woods, lakes, wildlife, and wonder.

The main house is the heart of Poulaphouca, with its long, traditional, old-style bar creating a talking point. With its exquisite dining experience, it is the perfect place to celebrate intimate gatherings as it collaborates with great catering partners.

Key Features:

  • The Barn
  • The Waterfalls
  • The Hunting Lodge


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I hope this selection of unique wedding venues in Ireland will leave you feeling inspired. We at INFUSION love modern venues away from traditional hotel wedding venues.

Check back in for next month’s venue selection which is all about microweddings.

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Photography Credit: Bethany Chisholm Photography

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