Conferences Venue Kinsale

The Trident Hotel is a unique conference destination, spectacularly located on the waters edge. The hotel offers excellent Conference and Banqueting facilities, an ideal location for meetings, private dinners or receptions.

How can we help?

Organising a conference or international meeting can be a big job, but it can be made a lot easier with the right advice and help. No matter how large or small the gathering, we’re here to help every step of the way.

Using our expert local knowledge, we can assist you in designing an individually tailored social programme for your event to ensure your delegates experience the best of Kinsale and more importantly remember your event over all others.

Please contact us at for more ideas and assistance

Complimentary Wifi access in all bedrooms, conference rooms and public areas. Located only 30 minutes from Cork City, 20 minutes from Cork International Airport and its proximity to a host of dining, activity and entertainment options – means the Trident Hotel offers the prefect venue for mixing business with pleasure.


Meeting Rooms

The Trident Hotel offers a wide selection of conference & break out rooms:

The Harpoon Suite

Trident Hotel’s largest Conference & Banqueting room, the Harpoon Suite caters for up to 200 delegates. It is located on the 2nd floor, offering your delegates a spectacular location overlooking Kinsale Harbour.

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The Chartroom

The Chartroom has commanding views of the harbour and is much sought after for meetings and private dinner functions, catering for up to 40 people.

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Weddings Venue Kinsale

Stunning surroundings that are rich in history, picturesque harbour views and impeccable service where nothing is overlooked? Introducing a Trident Hotel wedding.

Thank you for considering the Trident Hotel as the venue for your forthcoming Wedding Reception. Kinsale is the most romantic town in Ireland and simply the perfect destination for your wedding. Filled with romance, Kinsale has everything you could possibly need for your wedding – beautiful views, great food and stunning scenery. At the Trident Hotel we have many years of experience in organising, planning and delivering successful weddings. Relax and enjoy the planning of your special day, in the knowledge that your wishes are in very safe hands! A member of our Management Team would be delighted to show you around and discuss all of your individual requirements. We look forward to welcoming you & your guests on your Wedding Day, one of the most important and memorable days of your life.

With wedding packages starting from as little as €50.00 per person no matter what theme’ concept or budget you have in mind, we can cater for it at the Trident Hotel. Our Experienced Wedding specialists will make all your dreams and aspirations come true so look no further.

Your Wedding Package

 Drinks Reception
Summer fruit cocktail or mulled wine, tea/coffee
Homemade cookies, choc chip, oat coconut & shortbread
Mini scones, jam, butter & cream for your guests

 3 course wedding menu
Choice of starter, choice of two main courses and one dessert

 Wine with the meal
Half a bottle per person, choose from our extensive range of house wines

 €50 per person
(Not including Bank Holidays)


Superior Package

Drinks Reception & Canapés
 Summer fruit cocktail or mulled wine, tea/coffee

Homemade cookies, choc chip, oat coconut & shortbread
Mini scones, jam, butter & cream and selection of canapés

4 Course Wedding Menu
Choose two starters, soup or sorbet, two main courses and one dessert

 Wine with the meal
Half a bottle per person, choose from our extensive range of house wine


Glass of sparkling wine per person

 Evening Reception
Homemade chicken goujons with a sweet chilli mayo dip, cocktail sausages,

selection of wraps and sandwiches. Tea/coffee & wedding cake
Mini burgers €4.00 per person extra
Fish & Chips €5.00 per person extra

 €59 per person
(Not including Bank Holidays)

Enjoy with our compliments

Included in all Wedding Packages, you will receive with our compliments…


Red carpet and champagne welcome on arrival for the Bridal Party

A piano accompanist during your meal

Floral arrangements on your tables to complement your colour scheme

Complimentary use of chair covers including sash to suit your colour scheme

Cake stand and wedding knife

Luxury overnight accommodation for the Bride & Groom in our stunning master suite with private balcony. Complimentary room service breakfast (on request)

Compilmentary overnight accommodation for parents of the Bride & Groom on the night of your wedding

Reduced accommodation rates on up to 15 executive harbour view rooms for your guests

Romantic return stay for 2 nights with dinner one evening to celebrate your first anniversary


The Little Extras

 We cater for more than just your big day.  Pre-wedding celebrations and activities, games of golf and private dining are all on the menu of extras.


Civil Partnership Ceremony

The Trident Hotel is pre approved for Civil Weddings and you have several options of rooms for your ceremony.
The Chart Room is a romantic setting with a stunning backdrop of harbour views, which can comfortable seat up to 45 people.
For larger numbers the main Harpoon Banqueting Suite or Pier One Restaurant can be set for a Civil Ceremony.
Both also have lovely water views.

We are happy to create menus especially to celebrate an occasion and special dietary requirements are catered for. If you wish to enquire about using The Harpoon Suite or The Chartroom for an event, please email or call us on +353 (0) 21 4779 300 with your event requirements and we will be happy to help you.


For more information or to arrange a show round of our facilities contact us at or call  (021) 4779 300

Rules on Civil Ceremonies

If you are getting married by civil ceremony, you must approach the Registrar of Civil Marriages for the district in which you intend to marry for information on how to proceed. There is no requirement to live in the district where you want to get married. As well as arranging your civil marriage ceremony there is also a requirement to give 3 months notification to a Registrar. This does not have to be the same Registrar.

Spa & Leisure Kinsale

Guests of the Trident Hotel can avail of the Health & Fitness Club located in front of Actons Hotel (only 5 minutes walk away) facilities include indoor heated pool, fully equipped gym, sauna, steam room & jacuzzi.

Open Times:

Monday - Friday 6.30am - 9.00pm
Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holidays 8.00am - 8.00pm

Children are welcome to use the pool until 7pm daily

The Health & Fitness Club offers the possibility to have massages, pedicures, manicures etc. There are also Wellness packages available, please contact us on (021) 4779300 for further details.

Bars & Restaurants

The Wharf Tavern

The Wharf Tavern offers the charm & character of a traditional Irish pub, as popular with locals as it is with hotel guests. With the added bonus of a spectacular location right on the water's edge! The bar has a nautical feel - designed by local yacht designer, Rob Jacob, to resemble elements of an old sailing ship, it is complete with portholes, decking, vaulted panel & beam ceiling and rope-wound galleon masts. The effect is a wonderfully unique and cosy. Outside the wharf is a sheltered terrace ideal for enjoying 'al-Fresco' drinks & dining year round. One of the few pubs in Kinsale offering outdoor dining… and with a sea view as an added bonus!

Food at the Wharf Tavern

The Wharf Tavern is very popular with locals throughout the week and the carvery lunch offers a tasty selection of hot options. An extensive menu has a wide selection from Light Bites to Lamb Shank to Irish Specials. Fresh Seafood and Shellfish are a speciality… the Mussels and Seafood Chowder are particularly popular.

There's also a wide choice of Coffees, Teas (including herbal tea) and delicious scones, pastries and muffins served. Full Food Menu daily - 12 noon to 9pm

Pier One Restaurant

The Pier One Restaurant is one of the only restaurants in Kinsale with water views and guests can choose from an extensive menu including the freshest of locally caught seafood and compliment the whole experience with wine from our carefully selected wine cave.


A La Carte and Value Menus are available nightly with locally caught Seafood a featuring highly on both. Our team of highly experienced Chefs have put together an interesting and contemporary menu combining the freshest of seafood and locally sourced produce. Open for dinner 7pm - 9pm (6.30pm - 9.30pm in Summer months)


Looking for fun family activities in Kinsale?

If you love the water, Kinsale provides some of the best water sports opportunities in the country with a strong emphasis on sailing tuition, yacht charter and sea angling. If you feel a bit more adventurous then the rugged coastline provides a spectacular backdrop to rent your own motor boat, go sea kayaking, take a rib ride & go whale watching, while the nearby bays of Garretstown and Oysterhaven are meccas for surfing and windsurfing. For those who prefer to keep their feet on dry land Kinsale offers unrivalled golfing and horse riding, and if you feel like an interesting leisurely stroll you can explore Kinsale’s rich heritage by way of one of the many historical walking tours or harbour trips.

Family activities

Family fun places and attractions to visit in Kinsale: 
Harbour Cruise - T: 021 4778946 
Horse Riding for all ages Ballinadee Stables – Ballinadee, Bandon. T: 021 4778152 
Kinsale Equestrian Centre - T: 086 8530894 
Kinsale Pottery and Art School - Ballincurra. T: 021 4777758 
Kinsale Ghost Tour - Street Theatre and Slapstick Humour 
Sea Kayaking Tours - H20 Sea Kayaking Kinsale - T: 0214778884 
Sovereign Sailing - Sailing Trips Kinsale .T: 021 4774145 
Sundance Kid Deep Sea Angling - T: 086 1036905
The Oysterhaven Centre - Water Sports & Activities. T: 021 4770738

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