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“Ballinacurra House – magnificent, marvellous, fantastic, first class!  We felt like we were welcoming and waving off our guests from our own beautiful stately home”

Mary and Pat, Cork


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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Civil Ceremonies with Nature as a Backdrop

Outdoor Civil Ceremonies at Ballinacurra If the weather is with you, it’s hard not to love an outdoor civil ceremony. There is something really special about having nature as your wedding backdrop and a crispness in the air. Ballinacurra is blessed to have a variety of locations around our stunning 40 acre property. This gives […]

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Are Indoor Ceremonies Better?

Are Indoor Ceremonies Better? One of the key decisions a couple has to make is whether to get married in a lush garden setting or an exquisite ballroom. The range of outdoor ceremonies is one of the many reasons why couples choose Ballinacurra for their wedding. But rest assured, we also have a few options […]

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6 Reasons for a Shorter Engagement

6 Reasons for a Shorter Engagement If its good enough for Meghan Markle then its good enough for any bride! Gone are the days of wishing 2 years away, dreaming of walking up that aisle. The trend now is to have a shorter engagement with a more in-the-moment type of celebration followed shortly after. This […]

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Can Your Wedding Venue Weather a Storm?

Choose Wisely & Trust the Experts You’ve waited your whole life to walk down the aisle. We get it – you’ve been planning that civil ceremony for months – even years, if you factor in all that dreaming you did as a child! You want every detail to be perfect – to justify all the […]

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Advantages of a Winter Wedding – Ballinacurra Style

The Pros of a Winter Wedding Most people think of having their ‘dream wedding’ in the Summer.  However, a very special and intimate environment can be created during the Winter months which will make your wedding stand out from the crowd. We also find that for people who decide to wed in these months are […]

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Gourmet Wedding Food the Ballinacurra Way

The Ballinacurra Food Tasting Approach Many hotels and wedding venues offer food tastings in advance of the big day and they are fairly standard. But because we are such food lovers ourselves, we approach this part of the the planning in a very different way, that ‘foodie’ couples really appreciate. Throughout the year, we host […]

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