Getting married in Adare

Adare is the perfect location for weddings. With three churches dating back hundreds of years, a choice of quality hotels and spectacular historical ruins, it has to be your number one wedding venue.

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 and Spa, with 89 deluxe bed rooms, and on the doorstep of Adare, at Ballingarry, The Mustard Seed, a stylish country house hotel.


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.

Church Weddings

Adare is the perfect venue for Church weddings, where brides and bridegrooms can step back into the history of this Heritage town, “Ireland’s prettiest village”. Our three Churches, which date back hundreds of years, extend a warm welcome to couples from far and near, who are planning to celebrate their special day in Adare.

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.

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 Reva's Spa at the Woodlands House Hotel, Bridal Bliss at Guys N Dolls and Brow and Glow in Adare, and Wedding Heaven from Limerick.

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, Marc Cain Boutique, Isobel Boutique and Lady Penelope; also beautiful hats and headpieces from Aisling Maher.

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.

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 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 plan and enjoy the lead up to your special day knowing that all the hard work is being professionally managed.

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 DJs

A professional DJ can make all the difference on the night of your wedding. DJ Jimmy is passionate about DJing and loves to get everyone dancing from his first song to his last. For more info and 5 star reviews check out his website.

Wedding Suits

If you need to get a formal wedding suit for the big day, but you are not too sure where to start looking, you should certainly consider nearby Limerick City. There is a wonderful choice of groomswear shops and designers in the city including Connolly Formal.

Wedding Cakes

Adare is well served by a variety of bakers in the region supplying quality wedding cakes in the traditional classic form and also cakes with intricate and exciting decorations, and mouth-watering desserts, to suit every wedding occasion.


Capture all those spontaneous fun and exciting photos & videos of your special occasion with photo booths and stand-alone kiosks. The Singing Chef will add a wonderful interactive evening of fun and laughter with guest participation and fabulous entertainment.