Updated: May 25
Dublin a city of thrills and spilled pints buildings and beautiful surroundings, which have every potential to create the most fascinating backdrop for an elegant / urban wedding in the famous city.
And you may be surprised to find that behind the historical buildings that shaped Ireland history are hidden in winding alleys and alleys, some of the most interesting places in the city that you've probably never seen.
If you are looking for somewhere off the beaten track to organize your big day, check out the following....
The Round Room at Mansion House, 2 Dawson Street
The round room at the mayor's house on Dawson Street offers the couple a place that says Wowsers! From arriving at the historic courtyard (imagine in a horse drawn carriage) to the canopies at the foot of the grand staircase and the final walk to the beautiful 18th-century circular room itself, guests are in for a truly unforgettable experience at one of the city's most exclusive addresses. Live like a millionaire tax dodger for a day.
More information on Mansion House events, see www.theconferenceandeventsvenue.ie.
Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Kilmainham, Dublin 8
If you are looking for a truly exclusive wedding video, but just minutes from the city center, the charming Royal Kilmainham Hospital is a great choice and a truly Holy Jeepers! type place. The Royal Hospital, which hosts only a small number of wedding celebrations throughout the year, with its classical gardens, picturesque courtyard and inspiring IMMA, provides an experience that is sure to appeal to those who NEED to be different
Weddings at RHK vary in size and style, and the space can accommodate up to 1,100 people within its walls. Couples are invited to plan their day using the entire space of the baroque room, having a drink in the beautiful Great Hall with high ceilings and large windows is an experience. A splendid ornate tent can also be set up in the garden, so you have many options for presenting your day on your terms.
See www.rhk.ie for more details.
The Chocolate Factory, 26 King's Inn Street, Dublin 1
The chocolate factory on King's Inn Street is a very cool place in the city to host your wedding. The space, which hosts a newly formed creative community of small craft businesses and individuals in the creative sectors during the week, has already hosted a number of bespoke and unique weddings that take advantage of the industrial and creative atmosphere that you will find hard to match to make a memorable celebration. that they really are different from others.
The Chocolate Factory takes its name from the former Williams & Woods building where it is located and which has a history of making various traditional chocolate and sweet products, that Toblerone that melted in your schoolbag in 1998 was probably made here.- You can see that potential wedding favors will come to guests (what did that last sentence even mean? I don't know). Food from the multi award-winning delightful Blas Café can bee ore ordered to your specification, the décor, vide make it a super place for photos and wedding videos. For more information on events and weddings at The Chocolate Factory,
No. 6 Kildare Street - The Royal College of Physicians, Dublin 2
In addition to the impressive stone pillars and the elegant Facade No. 6 on Kildare Street, one enters a world of sublime grandeur. The landmark National Library of Ireland, home to the Royal College of Physicians since the mid 1800's the venue offers eight stylish and unique rooms suitable for a variety of wedding styles.
With majestic high wooden ceilings and shiny crystal chandeliers you could imagine you're a in Hogwarts. The Corrigan Hall is the largest of the university's rooms and is home to many larger wedding receptions that take place indoors, while for intimate ceremonies or heavy drinking parties there is the atmospheric Dun Library with spacious antique volumes from floor to floor, there nothing quite liked getting lubricated in an old library. For a larger ceremony, however, the bright and airy Graves Hall is a large space; its sea green walls perfectly match the ancient heavy gold framed art (again having a large glass of wine in such surrounds is a lovely feeling. Creating a strong balance between traditional and contemporary. Kildare Street No. 6 can accommodate up to a million wedding guests (make that about a hundred and fifty) and offers you totally exclusive use of the building until 2pm on the big day. For more information on No. 6 Kildare Street,
Smock Alley Theater
Smock Alley Theater, Military Road, Dublin 8
Sitting and watching all the sights and sounds of Dublin's lively ports, the restored former church and now the Smock Alley Theater Arts Center is a bit of a hidden gem for couples looking for a unique venue for a wedding ceremony, dinner and a very special wedding video and photos. Although located in the prominent Liffey area, Smock Alley feels like a different space, pulling the docks up and down as you least expect.
The spacious banquet hall with fire-painted windows is flooded with natural light and is an ideal place for couples who want to exchange vows in an alternative, atmospheric environment. The hall can be transformed into "I do" for fun and become a romantic space for an intimate candlelit celebration with beautiful banquet-style tables and elegant Chiavari chairs.
The Smock Alley can accommodate up to 150 people for dinner at one venue and the minimum number required for weddings is 50. For more details, visit smockalley.com.
Holy. Stephen's Green Hibernian Club, 9 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2
For a wedding reception in the heart of Dublin, it's not as central as St. Stephen's Green Hibernian Club (SGHC). The historic building dates back to the 18th century and offers couples the opportunity to truly entice guests with an alternative and unforgettable wedding setting.
The SGHC is so far from the university, the utilitarian and magnificent Pepper Canister Church that the couple has lost a choice as to the ceremony and the place that could be taken at a distance from each other. Photographers should feel inspired to stop for street photography with some of the nicest pubs and interesting doors, as well as the cool urban background and of course there is greenery for the more formal. photo if you feel the need.
The club specializes in smaller weddings in the area, catering for the number of 40-96 guests. For more information on SHGC events and weddings, visit www.sghc.ie.
* Ask your photographer/videographer to contact the Public Works Office to give you at least three days' notice if you want to photograph or video the park. No. 25 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 2
Exclusive no. 25 Fitzwilliam Place in the heart of Dublin is located in a quiet part of the city on the beautiful Georgian Mile. The refined but small façade, which stands out from time, gives only a slight hint of the beauty of the interior. The interior has been lovingly restored to reflect a more modern environment that retains all the grandeur of the past.
Closing parties can take place in the beautiful Eileen Gray Room, which can accommodate 30 guests for dinner, while large ceremonies and banquets are invited using the impressive Gandon Rooms on the first floor, which can accommodate 60 guests. This modern room is decorated with stunning Cinema Navy walls, interesting art and floor-to-ceiling wooden casement windows overlooking the quiet Fitzwilliam Square. For more at No. 25 Fitzwilliam Square visit www.25fitzwilliamplace.ie.
The Crypt of Christ Church Cathedral, Christchurch Place, Dublin 8
One of the wedding venues that most people probably don't think of, even though they often see or visit them, is Dublin's landmark Christ Church Cathedral. The beautiful cathedral is held throughout the year with a surprising number of weddings, often featured on the blogs of some of the best photographers and videographers in the city of Dublin .
The place for wedding receptions is called the 'crypt', sometimes also the 'arch'. The crypt with stone walls and candlelight offers a truly unique and unforgettable experience for the couple and their guests right in the heart of the country's capital.
Couples can exchange vows in the 11th-century cathedral crypt, renovated with underfloor heating and air conditioning, which means your 120 guests will feel more comfortable no matter the weather. The crypt can also be transformed into a romantic and intimate setting with beautiful banquet tables and beautiful decorations for the evening dinner.
The Law Society of Blackhall Place, Blackhall Place, Arran Quay, Dublin 1
The impressive Law Society of Ireland provides a beautiful backdrop for a formal wedding. Located on Arran Quay, the place in the heart of the city also allows couples to organize a reception at the adjacent market. Civic ceremonies can be held in the Presidential Hall or in the Blue Hall, which is great for receiving drinks. Visit lawsociety.ie for more.