Getting married

Adare is the perfect venue for weddings because of its natural beauty and tranquillity hewn out of the past and perfectly preserved for those couples planning their special day.

Mother of the bride

Adare is fast becoming a leading fashion centre for quality wedding ensembles from international collections, for mother of the bride/groom and bridesmaids. Outlets include, The K Boutique, Isobel’s, Catherine McCormack, also beautiful hats and headpieces from Aisling Maher.

Wedding planners

Weddings require expert organisation, particularly if the bride and groom are planning their wedding from a distance and are not familiar with local hotels, bridal wear stores, florists, etc. A wedding planner can help you can plan and enjoy the lead up to your special day knowing that all the hard work is being professionally managed.

Wedding cars

The wedding car is not only a means of transport, but a very important contribution to the overall style and success of your wedding day. So, make sure that you select a local wedding car hire company for your special day in Adare.

Wedding singers/musicians

Church music plays a very important role in creating the ideal ambience for wedding ceremonies. In Limerick and surrounding counties you will find top professional musicians and singers who will enhance your special day. Here we have listed some of the region's leading singers and musicians.

Wedding venues

Adare is renowned for the choice and the quality of its hotels, which includes, one of Ireland's leading 5* castle hotels, Adare Manor, set on a magnificent 840 acre estate, Dunraven Arms, built in 1792, Fitzgerald’s Woodland House Hotel, with 89 deluxe bed rooms, and on the doorstep of Adare, at Ballingarry, is The Mustard Seed, a stylish country house hotel.


Capture all those spontaneous fun and exciting photos & videos of your special occasion with photo booths and stand-alone kiosks, which your wedding guests will enjoy and you will treasure forever!

Bridal wear

Adare has more recently become a popular destination for brides-to-be and their parents. Take a stroll through the several converted cottages offering choice brideswear and for mother of the bride. Then stop for lunch and relax in any of Adares bars, cafes and restaurants.


Adare is well served by several leading professional florists from Limerick City and County. These florists create unique floral touches and supply a variety of bouquets, posies, buttonholes, and much more.

Hair & beauty

In Adare you will experience the ultimate in hair and beauty treatment from leading beauty and body therapists and hair stylists. Bridal and wedding parties are catered for by Fiona Coyle at the Dunraven Arms Hotel, Reva's Spa at the Woodlands House Hotel and Bridal Bliss at Guys N Dolls.

Wedding stationary

If you are planning to have your wedding in Adare, why not consider having your wedding stationery designed and printed in Adare or Limerick. On Silver Pond is a locally based experienced designer of wedding invitations, RSVP cards, table plans, etc.

Photo & video

The village of Adare offers wonderful photographic opportunities, including the Village Park. The Desmond Castle is a perfect backdrop for wedding photos; video and photographic sessions can be booked through Adare Heritage Centre.