“The house and setting is totally spectacular, but Des, Lisa and the staff are what made the occasion truly great. The attention to detail, professionalism and genuine friendly hospitality of everyone at Ballinacurra was fantastic.”

Harvey and Sheila, New York, USA

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Warm Winter Weddings can be Magical

Magical Winter Weddings Winter Weddings simply warm your heart. Open fires bring people together. Candlelit dinners with deliciously wholesome food bring so much joy to your guests. It’s that simple. So we are always surprised at how hesitant people can be about choosing Winter for a wedding. Winter weddings come with a ready-made ambience. Let’s face […]

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Destination Kinsale – Where Business Meets Pleasure

Kinsale – Where Business Meets Pleasure Over the years Ballinacurra has welcomed its fair share of heavy-hitters, celebrities & A-listers. With Kinsale as a backdrop for any gathering or celebration, guests are spoilt for choice. If they don’t find enough to do on our glorious 40 acres’ private estate, they have an abundance of local […]

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Sarah & Andy’s Festival of Love

If you’ve ever hosted a sizable gathering, you know that it’s practically impossible to spend quality time with everyone. That’s the reality. So Sarah from Dublin & Andy from Brisbane, decided to turn the traditional wedding rules on their head. They both live in Perth, Australia and wanted to have their wedding in Ireland but they didn’t […]

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Namaste Calm on your Wedding Day

Keep Calm it’s your Wedding Day! You dream about the wedding forever. The day arrives. You wake before the sun even rises and you check the weather (again!). Then the lists in your head start to go racing…. will the flowers arrive, the hair, the makeup people etc. It all starts to get a little […]

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Private Estate v’s Hotel Wedding

Would my Guests Prefer a Hotel? This is a question that couples tend to ask themselves if they haven’t experienced a private venue wedding before for themselves. In our experience, the answer is a resounding no. In fact, there are many reasons that guests actually have a far better experience in a completely private venue. […]

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Getting Married in Kinsale – Anything but Ordinary

Dubbed the Wedding Capital, Kinsale has the perfect formula when it comes to weddings. It is hard to find any other European location that offers the romantic vibe, beauty of the natural coastline, world class venues and heart-warming friendliness of the people. Adding to the equation, the culinary reputation that is boasts, which makes Kinsale […]

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Turn Your Wedding into a Weekend-Long Celebration

The secret to turning your wedding into a weekend to remember is simple. Choose a venue that has plenty of variety onsite as well as the creative capacity to make each day really interesting and fun. It is also essential that the surrounding area where the venue is located has enough activities to offer your […]

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Dreamy Winter Wedding with a Splash of Sunshine

A Perfectly Dreamy Winter Wedding When it comes to having the perfectly dreamy wedding, you don’t actually need the weather. This is the wonderful winter wedding of Erica & Jon that kept their wedding guests talking long after the celebrations. With surprisingly warm sunny weather for March, the drinks reception was moved outside at the […]

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Details revealed – A Royal Wedding at Ballinacurra?

Oh, what a night! We’ve always thought Meghan Markle had great taste. But now that the details have been revealed about the evening reception at Frogmore House near Windsor Castle, we love her even more.  In fact many elements of the royal wedding are similar to the unique style and vibe of weddings at Ballinacurra. […]

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When the Beast from the East Cancels Your Wedding

What would you do if your wedding couldn’t go ahead? Imagine flying in from Australia for the wedding of your dreams….. in a venue that neither the bride or groom had ever been to before. Imagine the months of planning and organising from half way around the world and dreaming of the big day to […]

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