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Wedding Venue Galway

With 50 years of tradition, The Ardilaun Hotel is the perfect Wedding Venue in Galway for that memorable wedding day. Galway does not come any better for good quality food. Fantastic wedding venue with Wedding Packages available.

Wedding facilities

Weddings are a speciality at The Ardilaun Hotel with a choice of two banqueting rooms. Our spectacular Connacht Suite, with its plush decor, fabulous chandeliers and gracious high ceilings, offerS a fantastic venue for larger weddings. whilst our Glenarde Suite offers the idyllic setting for smaller intimate weddings.

Wedding packages

The Ardilaun Hotel is one of the most popular wedding hotels in Galway, and for good reason. At the Ardilaun Hotel Galway, we’ll ensure you’ll have a Wedding you and your friends and family will never forget. Click below for Ardilaun Proposal Packages. The perfect choice for Wedding Hotel Galway Packages.

Our wedding packages include the red carpet treatment, champagne receptions, beauty treatments in the Avalon Beauty Rooms, suit hire. Whatever your needs for your special day there is a wedding package to suit.  Our attention to detail has meant that we have become one of the most popular wedding venues in Galway and in 2011 we were the winner of the award for “Connacht Wedding Venue of the Year“. (pdf best venue attached)

Our luxury hotel offers great value Galway Hotel Deals.

Civil Ceremonies

Civil Wedding Venue Galway

Keep it simple – arrive to The Ardilaun as two people and leave us as a newly married couple. A Civil wedding at the Ardilaun Hotel Galway is special – let us look after you throughout your Wedding Day. We are happy to accommodate both your Civil Wedding Ceremony and your Wedding Reception. The hotel is an approved venue for civil weddings. The perfect choice for a Civil Wedding Venue Galway.

Elegant private rooms are available to create the perfect setting for your religious blessing or civil wedding ceremony. Our rooms are suitable for the smaller intimate family ceremony or the one to include all of your family and friends. The ceremony is a very important part of your special day and our rooms create an intimate and welcoming feel for you all during this time. With 50 years’ experience, The Ardilaun Hotel Galway is a premier wedding venue in the West of Ireland with people coming from far and near, national and international, to celebrate their Wedding Day. We are very happy to advise and assist with your civil wedding so contact us for more details. For further details on the perfect civil wedding in Galway, contact our events team 091 519703. Email

Wedding brochure

Moposa Weddings

We are delighted to provide all of our Brides and Grooms with full complimentary access to our award winning, online wedding planning service, Moposa.

Moposa enables you to share more of the wedding with family and friends, simplify the planning process and save time and money along the way. Some of the fantastic tools that are provided through Moposa include your own guestlist manager, personal URL wedding website with online RSVP,
budget planner, guest text messaging and ‘drag-n-drop’ seating planning for our function rooms.

Download the Moposa brochure or watch the introduction video below to find out all about it.


Your Guide to a Wedding in Galway Accessories

Wedding Couture

If you need a Wedding planner or a Wedding Designer then Wedding Couture are here for you! With a wealth of experience in the Wedding industry Wedding Couture are now the leading Wedding Planning and Design Company in Ireland. Contact: Joan O’Malley Website:

Cara Diamonds

Expert jewellers and specialists in high quality certified diamonds, we recently opened a stateof-the-art showroom of diamond and gold jewellery. Cara Diamonds is a branch of the internationally known Dubai Cara Jewellers who have built a reputation for their excellent craftsmanship and service along with superior quality diamonds at affordable prices.
Contact: Aine Burke, Website: http:

Brennan Sisters

The Brennan Sisters are professional church singers and musicians from Connemara Co. Galway.  The girls have a unique style of performance, incorporating beautiful harmonies with a distinctive, unmistakeable resonance.  They have sung at many weddings offering a service that is second to none. The Brennan Sisters pay great detail to the needs of all their wedding clients, helping plan and arrange the perfect church wedding music, music that best suits each couples personal tastes.

Contact: Monica Brennan, Website:

DJ Alan G

Professional Wedding DJ. Over 15 years experience as a wedding and party DJ.
Contact: Alan Geraghty, Website:

DJ Jason Shaughnessy

Professional Wedding DJ. Over 19 Years Experience. After Band & Full Night Packages
Contact: Jason Shaughnessy, Website:


No 1 Galway based Band 5th year running Silkwood band for your wedding corporate event or Christmas party If desired wedding package can include anything from just the Church Ceremony to the whole deal including, The Church, pre meal Reception,the Band and the DJ.
Contact: Mike stewart, Website:

Wedding Magician Ireland

Close up magician specialising in wedding entertainment. The perfect accompaniment to your magical day. Your guests will remember your wedding as being truly special.
Contact: Dan O’Donoghue, Website:

Anthony Ryans Homestore

See you at the wedding fair!! Anthony Ryans Homestore offers bridal couples a
comprehensive and personalised wedding list service. We have everything from Cookware to Kitchenware, Bed and Bath Linen & Gift ware. Brands include Denby, Le Creuset, Wedgewood, Tipperary Crystal, Villeroy and Boch and much more. Other departments include a curtains & blind centre, Luggage, Lighting & home furnishing.
Contact: Gemma Murphy, Website:



Philip Smyth is an award winning photographer specialising in wedding and portrait photography Although based in Galway Philip provides a nationwide service Philip is a discerning location photographer thus guaranteeing that your photo collection will be special and unique to you. Contact: philip smyth, Website:

Sarah Connolly Photography

Sarah Connolly is a Wedding Photographer based in Galway. Sarah captures beautiful
images for lasting memories of your wedding day. Sarah also does Portrait, Maternity,
Commercial and Event Photography. Contact: Sarah Connolly, Website:

Dillon Photography

Stylish, Creative Wedding Images with a fun and friendly approach.
Contact: Michael Dillon, Website:


Avalon Video

John Murphy of Avalon Video specialises in high quality wedding DVD production. He is one of the most sought-after videographers in Ireland and is noted for the high quality,
simple elegance and unique style of his work. With over 18 years experience, he will provide a top class professional & unobtrusive service to you, on your very Special Day
Contact: John Murphy, Website:

Andrew Davey Videographer

Professional Wedding DVD Discreet Friendly Service. High Quality Wedding DVD with over 15 year experience in wedding video production. iPhone, iPod, email Highlight Clips available. Video Highlights show on Big screen on night of
Wedding. Contact for full details.

Christmas Weddings at the Ardilaun

The Ardilaun Hotel Galway is perfect for Christmas Weddings. Originally a country manor, this luxurious hotel provides a unique setting with landscaped gardens and is ideal for a wedding in any season. Enjoy a drinks reception with your guests in our comfortable and spacious foyer with open fires creating the perfect Christmas Weddings setting.

Being a fully approved venue for civil ceremonies and offering elegant private rooms, The Ardilaun Hotel Galway creates an intimate setting for your ceremony or blessing with reception afterwards all under the one roof. With over 50 years of experience in the hands of the Ryan family, The Ardilaun is a premier venue for weddings in the West of Ireland .

Couples from near and far, national and international, choose the hotel it as the venue for their most important day. We have prime dates available during the month of December and also after St Stephens Day, so you can make your special day a destination wedding, and incorporate all there is to offer in Galway city also.

Preparing for a wedding can be a most exciting and enjoyable experience. It is a very important day so it’s got to be special. The Wedding and Banqueting team at the Ardilaun  Hotel Galway go to great lengths to cater for couples and guests alike.

For further information on any detail of Christmas Weddings at The Ardilaun, please contact Ann-Marie on (091) 519794 or Orla on (091) 519703 or click here to view our wedding packages or check availability for your preferred date.

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