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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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Year in Review – a Fond Farewell to 2017

What a year 2017 has been! It has been filled with glamorous celebrations, stylish events and decadent occasions – even a Jane Austen themed event! The ‘private estate’ trend continued in popularity well into 2017, for those looking to make their special occasion more intimate, memorable and magical. Over the course of the year we […]

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Step aside Ophelia – The Show Must Go On!

Step aside Ophelia – The Show Must Go On! Last week definitely put the ‘Wild’ in the Wild Atlantic Way when the most powerful hurricane in 50 years hit the coast of Ireland. The force of the hurricane was then followed by a lower grade storm a few days later, which almost threatened to ruin […]

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Weathering The Storm on Your Wedding Day

Weathering The Storm on Your Wedding Day You’ve waited your whole life to walk down the aisle. We get it – you’ve been planning your wedding day 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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From London with Love – Destination Kinsale

From London with Love Bride and groom, Vicky & Stacey both work in the creative industry – Stacey is a CGI artist for an advertising agency in London and Vicky is a graphic designer and also designs wedding and event stationary. With that much creativity between them, we just knew this wedding would be magical…… and that exactly what […]

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