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5 Star Destination Weddings in Kinsale

 5 Reasons to Plan Your Wedding in the Gourmet Capital  For unforgettable experiences and much-cherished memories, couples are choosing Kinsale as their wedding destination of choice. And why not? 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 […]

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Why Choose an Intimate Wedding Venue

Why Choose an Intimate Wedding Venue? A wedding should be a special occasion.  It should be a time everyone enjoys and should create the happiest of memories. Unfortunately sometimes it can become stressful.  One way to cut down on the stress and yet still maintain a special atmosphere is to look for an intimate venue […]

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A Magical Wedding Weekend in the Woods

Bohemian Wedding in the Woods The Perfect Love Story Ballinacurra House is one of those places that people just fall in love with. It has the right balance of decadent interiors to make it feel luxurious and just enough eclectic to make it interesting. But it also has so many little neutral nooks and crannies, both indoors and […]

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Are you ready to POP. FIZZ. FUNK?!

“Celebration time come on …” and so the famous Kool & The Gang song goes. The Bubbly at Ballinacurra House is a themed cocktail fusion  bar, celebrating the fab funk and soul superstars circa 60’s/70’s/80’s with a bit of New York Studio 54 added to the mix, set against the backdrop of the glamour and […]

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How To Plan a Smaller Wedding

Tips for a More Intimate Wedding People are fed up with the same formulaic wedding packages – which you have to follow if the numbers are larger.  If you have smaller numbers, then you have more options to be more creative in what you offer.  Many people are now having fewer people, but maybe extending […]

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Couples Realising the Value in Private Wedding Estates

Traditionally the private estate used to be the elite option for exclusive weddings. But in the last decade, as the wedding industry grew, so too did the desire for couples to move away from the ‘factory’ weddings in search for something a little more private and personalised. This lead to a trend in choosing exclusive […]

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Wedding Gin-spiration

Wedding Gin-spiration from Ballinacurra A sunny day on the terrace in Ballinacurra was made for a botanical gin + tonic! The renaissance of Gin seems to have crept up out of nowhere. But according to a recent Irish Times Article, we are actually amidst the second ‘gin craze’. The first gin craze was during the […]

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Christina & Doug’s Romantic September Wedding

From Louth with Love From living in Canada, to a proposal in Vegas and almost a wedding in Mexico, this Louth couple fell in love with the charm of Ballinacurra. After deciding against getting married in Mexico, despite have the ‘save the dates’ printed, Christina and Doug looked at several venues on the West and […]

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An Evening with Jane Austen at Ballinacurra House

Step into the era of Jane Austen “To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love” (Pride & Prejudice)  Words By Water, the first Kinsale Literary Festival, is taking place in October and promises a host of entertainment for readers. To mark the launch of the festival, are hosting a very […]

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First Look – 5 Reasons Why You Should

5 Reasons to have a First Look You can spend forever planning your wedding. But what really matters most is that ‘first look’ when your partner sees you for the first time. Months of preparation go into the big day – facials, dress decisons, dental visits, shoe dilemmas, underwear challenges, you name it!! The moment […]

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