Award-Winning Wedding Venues You Must See!

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Breaking News for the Irish Wedding Industry – The winners of the highly coveted weddingsonline awards 2020 were announced this week at gala dinner celebration at the incredible Knightsbrook Hotel, Trim Co Meath. Today we’re introducing you to the winners of our Wedding Venues awards!

The weddingsonline Awards are the Industry standard and the Oscars of the Irish wedding industry.

“The weddingsonline Awards recognise the professionalism, dedication, exceptional service and all-round excellence of wedding venues and suppliers made more special in that it comes on the 20th anniversary of weddingsonline,” says Jonathan Bryans Commercial Director, weddingsonline.

“The awards present a rigorous examination of wedding suppliers and venues and we are thankful to our independent team of judges for their dedication and hard work. We trust that it will be the springboard to more success for all”.

Featured image: The Landmark Hotel, Overall Venue of the Year, pictured at weddingsonline Awards 2020

See more: Winners of the weddingsonline Awards 2020 Announced!


Award-Winning Wedding Venues You Must See!

The Venue Co-ordinator of the Year Connaught

Denise Meenaghan, Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa, Sligo | View Profile

Located just 5 minutes from Sligo Town and nestled between the beautiful vistas of Sligo Bay and Benbulben Mountain, the 4* Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Sligo is a firm favourite for weddings.This luxurious hotel has just invested €4.5 million in a significant renovation programme and ensures the hotel will remain at the top of the venue wish list for engaged couples.


The Venue Co-ordinator of the Year Leinster

Linda Scott, Four Seasons Hotel Carlingford | View Profile

The Four Seasons Hotel is situated in the quaint and yet quirky medieval village of Carlingford, set between the mountains and the sea, we are surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Carlingford Lough and the Cooley and Mourne Mountains. This Award Winning Venue is located in Carlingford, one of the most beautiful places to get married in Ireland.


The Venue Co-ordinator of the Year Munster

Ben Sharkey, Garryvoe Hotel | View Profile

Our Glorious Ballroom at The Garryvoe Hotel Ballroom is purpose-built just for weddings and only weddings. Everything we’ve learned in 50 years of creating memorable weddings has been distilled into this singular design.


The Venue Co-ordinator of the Year Ulster / The Overall Venue Co-Ordinator of the Year

Georgina Howley, Silver Tassie Hotel and Spa | View Profile

With over 30 years experience hosting wedding celebrations in Donegal the Silver Tassie Hotel & Spa is the perfect venue for your wedding day. The hotel is on the Ramelton Road, a short drive from Letterkenny town, located along the stunning Wild Atlantic Way. This area in the North West of Ireland offers amazing scenery, which provides a stunning backdrop for your wedding day photography.


The Hotel Venue of the Year Connaught

Westport Woods Hotel | View Profile

For a unique wedding in a truly idyllic woodland setting, the perfect location is Westport Woods Hotel in Co. Mayo. Our family run hotel is the perfect choice for anyone seeking stylish surroundings coupled with warm Irish hospitality.


The Hotel Venue of the Year Leinster

Bridge House Hotel | View Profile

The luxurious four star Bridge House Hotel Tullamore has a long-standing tradition as one of the country’s leading wedding venues. Our experience speaks for itself, with over three generations of weddings to our name, award-winning food, warm hospitality and impeccable service; combined with experience and passion for weddings, ensures your day will be truly unforgettable.


The Hotel Venue of the Year Munster

Castlemartyr Resort | View Profile

Set on a 220 acre estate, featuring its own Castle ruins, lake and surrounding woodlands, Castlemartyr Resort offers the perfect backdrop for your special day. Here you can enjoy all the luxury and space of a country wedding with the convenience of being situated 20 minutes from Cork City.


The Hotel Venue of the Year Ulster

Lough Eske Castle | View Profile

Lough Eske Castle is redefining luxury in the North West. Modern and elegant, it is the perfect place to hold your wedding ceremony and reception. The elegant ballroom extends into your own exclusive tranquil gardens which offer fantastic picture opportunities. There’s also a number of specially commissioned pieces of artwork throughout the grounds for more unique and memorable backdrops to your photographs.


The Country House Venue of the Year

Fernhill House | View Profile

Fernhill House Hotel is a unique boutique hotel set on 4 acres of beautiful gardens in Clonakilty. What makes Fernhill House Hotel so special and the leading wedding venue in West Cork are the hidden gems – our Gardens are breathtaking, our bedrooms are lavish & luxurious and our food from our award-winning chef is fantastic.


The Waterside Venue of the Year / The Overall Venue of the Year

The Landmark Hotel | View Profile

The Landmark Hotel is located in the scenic riverside town of Carrick-on-Shannon, with stunning views of the River Shannon, the 4* Landmark Hotel is just 1hr 40mins from Dublin and 30mins from Sligo and 40mins from Mayo.


The Destination Wedding Venue of the Year

Castello di Montignano | View Profile

The Castle has different areas dedicated to events and weddings suitable for up to 250 people: the park with swimming-pool has a new elegant external structure with cloister dominated by a century-old olive tree and surrounded by a park with swimming-pool and by the façade of the castle.


The Exclusive Venue of the Year

Boyne Hill House | View Profile

The grounds of the estate are truly spectacular extending to 38 acres of beautiful gardens and natural parklands. A central feature is the ‘Secret Garden’ – a Victorian walled garden complete with waterfall, bridge and orchard.


The Castle Venue of the Year

Darver Castle | View Profile

Dating back to the 15th Century, Darver Castle is a spectacular setting for your romantic and magical wedding. The Castle is surrounded by beautiful mature trees, gardens, and lawns. The Castle and surrounding outbuildings have been transformed over the years into a haven of tranquillity and luxury offering incredible service and facilities on wedding days.


The Restaurant Venue of the Year

Wrights Anglers Rest | View Profile

Its picturesque location next to the banks of the Liffey at the Strawberry Beds, its reputation for fine food, and its capacity to cater for up to 150 guests in its chic function room, have made The Angler’s Rest an increasingly popular venue for Wedding Parties.