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

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.


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.

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. Your DJ will keep all your guests on the dance floor for the night with a selection of the most suitable music, rock, waltz, jive, pop, etc., agreed in advance between the married couple and the DJ.

Wedding stationery

If you are planning to have your wedding in Adare, why not consider having your wedding stationery designed and printed in the Limerick/ Clare region by one of the professional wedding stationers listed in this section.

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, which your wedding guests will enjoy and you will treasure forever!