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Irish Wedding Venues For Large Wedding Parties

Finding a dream wedding venue is a task we can certainly help you with. Here at weddingsonline, we pride ourselves in having an unbeatable number of gorgeous wedding venues on our supplier listing. Trying to source a gorgeous venue for large wedding parties of 350+ is a lot easier than it seems. At first, you might think that the only venues at your disposal will look like a school dining hall. But, we’ve gathered a list of venues which are known for accommodating large wedding parties! With majestic ballrooms, stunning gardens and impeccable food, you’ve got lots to choose from.

 

Irish Wedding Venues for Large Wedding Parties

Clayton Hotel Silver Springs, Cork | Capacity: 450 | View Profile

A magnificent ballroom, complemented by a private drinks reception space is the perfect setting to celebrate your special day. Floor to ceiling windows flood the stunning ballroom with natural daylight, which also boasts a high ceiling. It is further enhanced with 8 glorious crystal chandeliers and mood lighting in a variety of colours.

“Well what can I say from start to finished dealing with Mariska & the team at the Clayton Hotel Silver Springs was a joy any queries or questions I had Mariska was only a phone call away even up to the morning of the wedding when I had to make a few adjustments there was never any problem. The day itself from the reception to the residents bar the food layout & customer service was 5* I would highly recommend having your big day at this venue as you will not be left down you can go through your big day and rest assure everything is in their hands and you will not be left down. Thanks again to Mariska & the team for making sure our day was so special & one that we will remember forever.” – Natasha & Daniel

 

Beara Coast Hotel, Cork | Capacity: 350 | View Profile

The Beara Coast is a Boutique, four-star hotel nestled in a stunning location right on the water in the fishing port of Castletownbere on the Wild Atlantic Way. The town and surrounding area afford our guests unspoiled rugged landscape and breath-taking scenery with so many locations for photo opportunities.

“We had the perfect day – I can’t imagine a better experience and a more flexible team. An excellent venue on our doorstep. Friends and family from Cork/Kerry, UK and internationally agreed the venue compared very favourably to more established venues. The food and service were everything we hoped for and have come to expect. Highly recommended.” – Natalie

 

Clayton Whites Hotel, Wexford | Capacity: 450 | View Profile

The award-winning Clayton Whites Hotel is a luxury 4 star wedding hotel in Ireland and a popular choice for weddings in Wexford.  They are the perfect venue for large weddings as well as being the ultimate coastal destination should you wish to create a two-day celebration.

“Thanks to Clayton Whites Hotel our wedding was absolutely amazing the service was 5star the food was excellent all our guests are still talking about our wedding, Billy the wedding coordinator is absolutely brilliant he did all the work and we didn’t have to worry about a thing all we had to do on the day was show up … I can’t recommend Clayton Whites Hotel enough…it’s the best hotel ever!” – Samantha

 

CityNorth Hotel, Meath | Capacity: 350 | View Profile

CityNorth Hotel, Gormanston, Co Meath is a contemporary four star hotel that combines high standards of hospitality and service with 128 stylish bedrooms including a luxurious Bridal Suite. The Hotel is the perfect venue for weddings with a reputation for delicious food, impeccable service and warm hospitality, which ensures your day is truly unforgettable.

“The Citynorth hotel could not do enough for us on our wedding day. The room was set up beautifully and the food was fabulous. I would recommend this venue to future brides. All of our guests commented on the way the day ran so smoothly thanks to the staff at CityNorth.” – Sinead

 

Clayton Hotel, Galway | Capacity: 500 | View Profile

Think Contemporary, Stylish and Chic – think the Four Star Clayton Hotel, Galway. Offering a contemporary setting, with professional service, exquisite cuisine and acute attention to detail for your Wedding Day the Clayton Hotel located in Ballybrit, Galway City is one of Galway’s most desirable wedding venues.

“Thank you so much Clayton Hotel Galway for all the amazing food and hospitality. Karina and Carmel and all their staff are a true credit to this hotel and cannot thank you enough for all you have done for us.” – Avril and Dan

 

County Arms Hotel, Offaly | Capacity: 400 | View Profile

Guests at the 4* County Arms Hotel enjoy the benefit of 3 generations of Loughnane family hospitality.  Facilities include 70 bedrooms, the stunning Springs Leisure Club and Wellness Suites, a host of private dining rooms and beautiful private gardens for photographs.  Choose from 2 breathtaking bridal suites, either with free-standing bath and garden views or the four-poster with double jacuzzi!

“The team at the county Arms from start to finish were amazing, they listened to all our ideas and helped make our dream day a reality. As a family-run hotel the attention to detail and personal interest they show in ensuring your day is faultless is beyond compare and guys the food is out of this world, I would not hesitate in recommending the County Arms Hotel Birr to anyone, 5 Stars!!” – Maria and Wayne

 

Darnley Lodge Hotel, Meath | Capacity: 350 | View Profile

The Darnley Lodge Hotel is a traditional warm and welcoming 18th century family-run establishment with old world charm, located right in the heart of the historic town of Athboy, Co. Meath. It is well-established and well-known as a wedding venue that offers exceptional service, delicious food and unsurpassed value. In addition, we also guarantee only one wedding per day. In fact, it has everything you could ask for on your wedding day to impress both you and your guests.

“We had our wedding reception at the Darnley Lodge Hotel on March 23rd of this year. I can’t recommend enough. The staff are so friendly and helpful and the food is top class. Our day was perfect thanks to the hard work and enthusiasm of this hotel.” – Lisa

 

Heights Hotel Killarney, Kerry | Capacity: 370 | View Profile

The Heights Hotel Killarney is one of Killarney’s leading wedding venues, known for its warm welcome and unparalleled standards of service. The beautiful Mangerton Ballroom is fully self contained with private bar and restrooms and offers a seating capacity for 350 people.

“We got married in the Heights Hotel Killarney on 11th October this year and we really couldn’t recommend this place more! Everything from the menu, food, ballroom and service was excellent! Natalie and her team were so professional, creative and attentive. Rachael was our waitress who was just excellent and Jamie the head chef blew us away with his stylish menu and presentation and delicious food. Our guests also are still raving about the food and service! Overall FANTASTIC wedding venue!!!!” – Maedbh and Andrew

 

Kenmare Bay Hotel, Kerry | Capacity: 350 | View Profile

The perfect wedding needs a dream setting, making the multi-award-winning Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort the ideal Kerry hotel for your wedding. From the elegant banqueting suite’s breathtaking views to the warmth and expertise of the staff, it is no wonder that the Kenmare Bay Hotel is one of the most popular wedding hotels in Kerry.

“From the very outset the managers and staff of this hotel were outstanding. any issue that came up was resolved promptly. We dealt with sile on organising our day and she helped us in more ways than she knows. Her experience was outstanding. On our day itself we dealt with Alan who was nothing short of a professional gentleman. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone thinking of getting married.” – Claire

 

Knightsbrook Hotel Spa & Golf Resort, Meath | Capacity: 350 | View Profile

Knightsbrook Resort were delighted to be awarded the Hotel of the Year, Overall Winner 2019 at The Hotel Awards Ireland! The 4 Star Knightsbrook Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort in Trim, Co Meath is already a well-established Wedding Venue for your truly special day. This luxurious wedding venue is a unique experience in timeless opulence combined with modern sophistication.

“We had our wedding in Knightsbrook in December and it was an excellent day from start to finish! Mary, the wedding coordinator, was so helpful, professional and accommodating. The venue and staff were amazing and made it a day to remember! We would definitely recommend Knightsbrook as the venue for your wedding!” – Claire

 

Nuremore Hotel & Country Club, Monaghan | Capacity: 400 | View Profile

Set in the beautiful rolling Monaghan countryside of Carrickmacross, the Nuremore Hotel offers 72 beautifully appointed guestrooms, award winning cuisine, superb Vida Leisure Club, 18m swimming pool, Treatment Rooms and elegant reception rooms, in the beauty of 200 acres of landscaped gardens and a parkland golf course.

“The Nuremore staff and venue were amazing for our wedding, they went above and beyond what other venues do and made our day extra special. Our wedding was supposed to be outside but when the rain didn’t play ball they turned one of the conference rooms into an amazing venue for the ceremony in 24 hours, The food was amazing and our guests were looked after brilliantly.” – Niall

 

Radisson Blu Hotel Athlone | Capacity: 400 | View Profile

The 4 star Radisson Blu Hotel, located on the banks of the Shannon River offers a unique location and facilities. All combined to ensure your wedding day exceeds your wildest expectations! At the Radisson Blu Hotel, you’ll find that the warm hospitality & impeccable personal service combined with experience and passion for weddings ensures your wedding will be a truly unforgettable day.

“We had the most amazing day at the Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa Sligo. It far exceeded our expectations. The staff were amazing especially Denise and Martina. The planning was made so much easier and Denise thought of everything, so helpful and nothing was too much. We can’t thank her and all the team enough. I would highly recommend the hotel for a wonderful stress free wedding day.” – Ann Marie

 

Riverside Park Hotel, Wexford | Capacity: 500 | View Profile

Hidden along the banks of the Slaney River the 4 star Riverside Park Hotel is renowned for its enviable wedding receptions. They offer a unique location and facilities, all combined to ensure your wedding day exceeds your wildest expectations.

“Everything about this venue is amazing staff food EVERYTHING! We were an extremely laid back couple and the girls covered everything for us absolutely nothing was too much to ask they took all the pressure off and we just sat back and had the most amazing day.” – Amie and Stephen

 

Shearwater Hotel and Spa, Galway | Capacity: 450 | View Profile

Shearwater Hotel has sophisticated elegant décor, boasting light grey panelled walls, natural touches of cream toned luxury, rich textured bespoke wallpaper, plush carpets, wooden floors, new doors, curtains, stunning candelabras draped in ivy, modern comfortable Chivari cushioned chairs, floor length linen and much much more.

“What can I say about the team at the shearwater, an absolute to pleasure to deal with from the very beginning when we went to look at the venue, we knew straight away this was where we wanted to have our reception. Nothing was ever a problem. We didn’t need to do a thing with the venue, everything was fabulous. Lisa and Wayne were both so lovely and could not do enough for us. Everybody was commenting on the fabulous service and food. Myself and Cathal would highly recommend the Shearwater Hotel for your wedding.” – Michelle

 

Silver Tassie Hotel & Spa, Donegal | Capacity: 400+ | View Profile

The Silver Tassie Hotel is the ideal Wedding Venue complete with brand new function suite. The Woodland Function suite offers a cosy and intimate area with its own private bar which is ideal for welcoming your guests before you are drawn into the magnificent 7,500 sq ft function room. The room acts as a wonderful backdrop for any occasion and can be made into more intimate setting for smaller weddings.

“We couldn’t have asked for better than the Silver Tassie for our wedding day. John and Georgina made everything so easy and stress free! Nothing was ever a bother. Would 100% recommend any friends and family in future to get married here. Thanks for a wonderful day!” – Niaomh and Mark

 

The Abbey Hotel, Donegal | Capacity: 450 | View Profile

The Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town is one of the North West’s best loved hotels, located in the beautiful coastal town of Donegal, it’s ideally situated for exploring the rugged North West Coast of Ireland. With all ensuite bedrooms, most overlooking Donegal Bay and the River Eske, the Abbey Hotel is the premier location for any stay in the Donegal area.

“We got married this May 31st 2019. We had such an amazing day from start to finish. Julie our wedding coordinator was so easy to deal with and helped us with everything. A pleasure to deal with. The food was so delicious and everybody commented on it. The Grealy family were so welcoming and the setting of this beautiful hotel from the garden to the décor made it so special.” – Veronica

 

The Headfort Arms Hotel, Meath | Capacity: 400 | View Profile

Catering for weddings for almost 50 years, the Headfort Arms Hotel, with the Duff Family at the helm continues to be a landmark wedding venue in Meath for the most special day of a person’s life. The Headfort promise is that personal touch with only ever one wedding per day in the self contained Kenlis Suite with its own entrance, beautiful garden and Private guest Car park. Unique touches such as local Boyne Valley produce prepared in front of your guest’s eyes and special moments of service highlight the Headfort as one of the original and still the best in the business. With so many large developer run hotels in the country, couples are returning to an experience that assures the best of personal attention yet a hotel that has never stopped evolving with the times.

“Brilliant hotel and wedding Co-ordinators. They couldn’t do enough for us, very flexible and able to work with changing plans and new ideas. Family and friends commented on the friendly staff, clean rooms, amazing dinner and the venue. If you are viewing this hotel I wouldn’t hesitate to book you won’t be disappointed. They go above and beyond to make sure everyone in attendance has a brilliant day.” – Nicola

 

The Royal Marine Hotel, Dublin | Capacity: 400 | View Profile

The hotel is considered one of the most romantic venues in Dublin with a marvelous sense of history and character found in all nooks and crannies. The hotel boasts many of the traditional features of a 19th century building including high ceilings, sophisticated detail on the cornicing and the magnificent Victorian staircase.

“This hotel was absolutely superb from day one. Nothing was a problem to them. They were professional at all times and totally delivered on the day! The food was piping hot and our guests commented on how good it was in particular the fish and chip cones at night time! Ashleigh our coordinator was the dream! Anything we asked for was not a problem and the day ran so smoothly, she was so professional and I genuinely looked forward to our meetings. John on the day was a gentleman and even saved the day when we had a mishap with our wedding cake! He even helped pack up my car the following day. Beautiful hotel in a perfect setting! We can’t thank them enough.” – Grainne and Paudie

 

The Westgrove Hotel, Kildare | Capacity: 350 | View Profile

From the moment you walk into the magnificent lobby of the 4* Westgrove Hotel, Leisure Club & Spa, in picturesque Clane Village, you will experience the friendly warmth and relaxed feeling of being truly welcome. The spectacular grand staircase will guide you and your guests to the first floor landing, complete with grand piano and beautiful views of the Wicklow Mountains. The landing, leading to the Roof Terrace Bar which opens onto the Rooftop Terrace and Wedding Garden, is exclusively yours for your drinks reception.

“We cannot thank Ben enough for going above and beyond. Nothing was too big of an ask or hassle and everything was done within a professional manner. We would also love to thank Alan who took over the night who again was exceptional in his post. Everyone complimented the food and how the beef was cooked to perfection so also big compliments to the chef! Overall a fantastic experience.” – Ciara and Luke

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