Ballaghmore Castle :-
Ballaghmore Castle is a unique and beautiful place. Set in the Irish midlands in Co. Laois, it is the perfect setting for a relaxing rural break in luxurious and historic surroundings.
Situated in beautiful country side, with its renowned fishing, shooting, riding, hunting, hill walking, mountain climbing and golf.
Venue type Manor House Venue type Historical Building Venue type Historic Building
Number of function rooms available for weddings: the whole castle banquet hall and great hall 15 beds and beds in manor house
Honeymoon suite available: yes Garden suitable for marquees: yes
Local accommodation: this very much a private castle self catering or we will provide what is neccessary we prefer the smaller wedding we can seat 30 35 in the banquet hall castle meal for 30 35 for the weekend is 5000 euros including the beds the local hotel will take the overfloww it is better to contact me grace because i am the owner and i can explin in full see the inetrnet this is a unique place
Choice of wedding breakfast menus Yes Alcohol License Yes Toastmaster Available Yes Entertainment Available Yes Licensed for Civil Ceremonies Yes Dance Floor Yes Evening Reception Facilities Yes Car Parking Facilities Yes Ideal Honeymoon Venue Tables chairs linens and tableware included
Entertainment is available: band or harp music and irish music what ever you want disco etc
Wedding services provided: we look after your needs drinks are extra or provide your own
Gardens or outside locations suitable for wedding photography: yes
Venue special features: Built in 1480 by the king of ossory (not norman) historical madeaval castle. Grace is a historian and will tell you about the history going back to 500 bc.
Other information: this castle was built by the gaelic chieftian which is my own family it is most interesting
Honeymoon vacations local attractions: this is the magical midlands we have golf fishing riding lake and river boating lovely gardens to visit also very early 5th century monasteries etc
Wedding Trivia: CARRYING THE BRIDE OVER THE THRESHOLD Traditionally, the bride had to enter her new home the first time through the front door. If she tripped or stumbled while entering it was considered to be very bad luck. Hence the tradition of the groom carrying the bride over the threshold.