Destination wedding on your mind? Forget the usual beaches and boathouses, and head to the “Emerald Isle”. The best time to go? – Now! There’s something for everyone, especially since Ireland said a big “Yes” to same-sex marriages today.

From castles and Georgian houses to restored theatres in Dublin city, here are your options:

Kinnitty Castle, County Offaly

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This one’s for that big-fat-glamorous wedding of a lifetime. Treat your guests to a fairy tale wedding at this medieval revival castle sitting on 650 acres of parkland. It’s all drama and fantasy – down to the breathtaking bedrooms.

www.kinnittycastlehotel.com 

Sirius Arts Centre, County Cork

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‘Less is more’ and if you firmly stand by simplicity, there’s beauty to be found in this art centre’s classic white space with handsome wooden floors and an Italianate balcony with picture-postcard views of Cobh – a pretty fishing village nearby.

www.siriusartscentre.ie

Smock Alley, Dublin city

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This restored 17th century theatre in the heart of Dublin city  is perfect for a charming wedding brimming with cultural chic. Expect candlelit banquets, acoustics and ornate surrounds.

www.smockalley.com

Lough Eske, County Donegal

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If 5-star comfort and a stunning coastline to look out for is your definition of a wedding venue, look no further than Lough Eske. The Solís spa and Citrus Reviver here is a blessing, in case of pre-wedding jitters.

www.solishotels.com/lougheskecastle

Rosedale House, County Dublin

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Always dreamed of that royal wedding you see in movies where a huge house and surrounding wooded grounds are comfortably filled with your large wedding party? This Georgian house comes with more – a pretty rose garden for those romantic snaps, bespoke bedrooms and its own private night club! And, all this a stone’s throw away from the sea, a short drive away from Dublin airport and the city centre.

www.rosedale.ie

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