Wedding at Ballyseede Castle

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Stand out from the crowd with a sumptuous and picture perfect castle wedding, personalised to suit you as a couple.

The elegant surroundings of Ballyseede Castle, coupled with privacy and space, all make Ballyseede Castle the perfect venue for you and your guests to celebrate your wedding in style.

Enjoy a drinks reception in any of the beautifully decorated formal lounges, or the newly-built Orangery. Take family portraits in the gardens with the castle as a backdrop and allow your guests to enjoy every inch of this enchanting castle. Feast on an outstanding meal in the company of your friends and dance the night away…

Thanks to everyone at Ballyseede Castle for making our wedding day as special as we had hoped. Not one person could fault anything about the castle and the staff on the day of our wedding! The wedding team were amazing and thanks to them we had the most wonderful day. Every guest we spoke to after commented on how delicious the meal was, it was incredible! I cannot recommend Ballyseede Castle enough.
Maria & Tom (November 2018)
Myself and my wife had a beautiful wedding at Ballyseede Castle. Both our wedding ceremony and reception were held there. Ballyseede Castle exceeded our expectations on every level. The food was amazing. All the staff were so helpful, they made our guests feel like the most important people in the world on the day. We couldn’t recommend Ballyseede Castle enough.
James & Michelle (November 2018)
We couldn't recommend Ballyseede Castle enough. We loved every element of it - The venue is beautiful, the food is delicious and the staff couldn't do enough to make it a fantastic day. They really went above and beyond. I would highly recommend the venue to all couples on the lookout for a beautiful place to get married.
Deirdre & Eoin (November 2018)
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Ballyseede Castle is steeped in history. It was the chief garrison of the legendary Fitzgeralds, Earls of Desmond, many of whom refused to swear allegiance to the crown, which resulted in the infamous Geraldine Wars that continued intermittently for three centuries.

Following the defeat of the Desmonds in 1584, the castle - plus 3,000 acres of land - was granted as a perpetual lease to Robert Blennerhassett; the rent being one red rose to be presented each year on Midsummer’s Day.

This noble family and their descendants occupied Ballyseede until 1966, when Arthur died and bequeathed the estate to a distant relative who sold it. It was at this time that it was converted into a luxury hotel.

Ballyseede Castle today, is a family-owned and operated hotel. Marnie and her husband Rory, along with their dedicated team, have awakened the hidden gem that is Ballyseede Castle - making it Ireland’s leading destination wedding venue and hotel.