Five-Star Magazine

4 Stunning Destinations for a 2019 Wedding

Ballyfin -  luxury since the 18th century
Ballyfin - luxury since the 18th century
A wedding at Adare Manor will  be a real talking point!
A wedding at Adare Manor will be a real talking point!
Ballintubbert house and gardens
Ballintubbert house and gardens
The Trump International Golf Links and Hotel at Doonbeg
The Trump International Golf Links and Hotel at Doonbeg
Adare Manor - a  makeover like nothing seen in the country before.
Adare Manor - a makeover like nothing seen in the country before.
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When it comes to a romantic wedding to remember, Ireland is one of the most special locations in the world to celebrate. Here are 4 stunning destinations to consider if you're planning a 2019 wedding in Ireland:

(1.) Best for enjoying: A Secret Garden

Ballintubbert house and gardens have been described as: 'an enchanting work of art – intimate and extraordinarily peaceful'. With 14 acres of dramatically formed landscape, a Ballintubbert Garden Wedding will prove a talking point like no other. There's exclusive use of this garden and house which is only within an hour of Dublin and it's the birthplace of C Day-Lewis. For naturally rustic, classic chic and vintage style weddings, this beautiful location offers a choice of the natural elegance of the Lutyens water garden, the classical beauty of the 16th-century church and the romantic arboreal aisles of the orchard – and there are even options for glamorous camping!

(2.) Best for enjoying: Wild Atlantic Way Beach Landscapes

The Trump International Golf Links and Hotel at Doonbeg, County Clare is fabulous for a glamorous wedding and the photographic opportunities are endless, particularly the dramatic dunes and beautiful beach. The isolation and the Atlantic Ocean views make this destination truly spectacular and you and your guests will be guaranteed memories to last a lifetime

(3.) Best for enjoying: Discreet World-Class Luxury

Ballyfin Demesne If you want a high-end experience of the highest order, Ballyfin is a uniquely unrivalled destination and has been voted 'the best hotel in the world' by Conde Nast. The lavish Regency mansion in Co. Laois has been completely restored and it is now a 5-star country house. You'll step back in time with antiques from around the world, fine Irish mahogany, French chandeliers and mirrors by Thomas Chippendale, but this is coupled with the most modern luxury. The 8-foot library has a collection of rare books and there's a chance for beautiful strolls in the 600-acre estate.

(4.) Best for enjoying: Ireland's Most Magnificent Makeover

Adare Manor has had a magnificent makeover like nothing seen in the country before. This magical manor house, originally the home of the Dunraven family, set in 840 acres by the Maigue in Co. Limerick has been completely transformed to take it into the next century and is welcoming visitors from all over the world. A team of over 800 people has worked on the €50 million investment and there are now 104 rooms. The interiors are designed by London-based Kim Partridge and 300-double thread count Garnier Thiebaut French sheets, high-end technology with iPad controlled curtains, lights and air conditioning, Ireland's only La Mer spa and a relaxation terrace, gym, pool and cinema. A wedding at Adare Manor will prove to be a real talking point!


If you're planning to say 'I do' in Ireland in 2019, do it in five-star style!