My wife and I decided that we would like to get married in Ireland… and how remarkable would it be to get married in a castle! After extensive research on wedding venues, which included hotels and castles – we found an absolute gem! Ballyhannon Castle is truly a gem – a treasure that owners Liam, Margaret, Aron and Leah shares with anyone who wants to have their wedding (or just a relaxing stay) in a genuine castle.
Ballyhannon Castle is unique in that you are taken back in time by this beautiful, authentic stone castle; but Margaret and Liam made sure that the modern conveniences are in place. The castle is located in the very quaint town of Quin – just a short distance from Ennis, the Cliffs, etc.
We had our wedding on the third level of the castle in the “gathering room” surrounded by a huge fireplace and lit candles. We had seventeen family members attend our wedding and every single person in that room was overwhelmed with the experience. We reserved the castle, in addition to the coach house, and had an experience of a lifetime. All 19 of us were very comfortable and we all gathered at the coach house at the end of each day to cook our meal and share our experiences of the day in Ireland.
We had the privilege of meeting and getting to know Margaret, Liam, their beautiful children, and their trusty and helpful friend, Max. Upon arriving, Margaret and family greet you with a warm welcome and the castle was beautifully lit with candles. Max and Margaret knew we were traveling quite a distance and would be extremely tired and hungry and upon entering the coach house, we could smell the aroma of the Irish Stew they had warming for us on the stove.
Our experience at Ballyhannon Castle was a dream come true and we have the most wonderful memories that will last a lifetime. Of course, we can’t wait to return…we will definitely be back to visit Ballyhannon because it will forever remain a very special place to us.
Richard and Denise
- Also Known As:
- Ballyhannon Castle Ireland/Quin