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Wedding Events Diary: What's on this weekend

Get all the info on the wedding venues showcasing across Ireland this weekend

Find out what's on this weekend (Sept 30th, Oct 1st) with our guide to wedding venue open days around the country.

Sat 30th Sept: Mount Falcon, Co. Mayo (Main picture)

Where: Foxford Rd, Drumrevagh, Ballina, Co. Mayo | When: Saturday 30th September, 5pm - 8pm

What to expect: On arrival, couples will be treated to prosecco and canapes while experiencing the sounds of a live harpist. Couples will then be invited to meet with the wedding planning team who will guide them through their wedding packages. The event suites will be decorated in various styles to inspire couples for their own wedding and a selection of suppliers will be on hand to provide information on many other aspects of the big day.

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Find out more: Contact Mount Falcon on 096-74472 or email events@mountfalcon.com

Sun 1st Oct: Ardboyne Hotel, Co. Meath

Where: Dublin Rd, Limekilnhill, Navan, Co. Meath | When: Sunday 1st October, 2pm - 5pm

What to expect: Guests can expect the venue to be fully set as it would be on a wedding day, and to visit the hotel's secret garden and civil ceremony room. There will be a number of wedding vendors set up on the day and special offers will be available for 2018 wedding dates.

Find out more: Contact the wedding team at weddings@ardboynehotel.com

Sun 1st Oct: Clontarf Castle, Dublin

Where: Castle Ave, Clontarf, Dublin 3 | When: Sunday 1st October, 1pm - 5pm

What to expect: Discover the latest wedding trends at 3pm with a Q&A session with Brendan Courtney who will be chatting about all things weddings. Travel expert Nadia El Ferdaoussi will discuss honeymoon trends and make up artist Ken Boylan will be showcasing seasonal wedding looks with a live make-up demonstration. Meet the castle's dedicated wedding team, enjoy a wedding tasting buffet, browse the stands of selected wedding suppliers and experience an autumnal themed wedding showcase.

Find out more: Mail weddings@clontarfcastle.ie or phone +0353 1 833 2321

Sun 1st Oct: Faithlegg House Hotel & Golf Resort, Waterford

Where: Faithlegg, Waterford | When: Sunday 1st October, 2pm - 5pm

What to expect: Faithlegg House Hotel & Golf Resort are inviting brides and grooms to The Bride Guide, with wedding photographer Jenny McCarthy. Learn to strike a pose, get guidance on hair and makeup and learn the tricks to ensure your wedding day runs smoothly. Jenny will be joined by suppliers on the day along with the wedding and events team at Faithlegg House Hotel who will be sharing their advice and tips when it comes to planning a wedding day.

Find out more: Contact the wedding team on 051-380582 or email weddings@fhh.ie

Sun 1st Oct: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway

Where: Old Galway Road, Loughrea, Co. Galway | When: Sunday 1st October, 1pm - 5pm

What to expect: Couples are invited to experience the Grand Ballroom set for a wedding party and to meet the team who will be on hand to answer any queries. This event will also give couples the opportunity to view the new rooftop garden at Lough Rea, which boasts panoramic views of Loughrea Lake and the Galway countryside.

Find out more: Contact kbrady@loughreahotelandspa.com or phone 091 880088

Sun 1st Oct: Markree Castle, Sligo

Where: Collooney, Co. Sligo, Ireland | When: Sunday 1st October, 2pm -  6pm

What to expect: Markree Castle which, following an extensive €12 million renovation reopened in March 2017 as an exclusive private hire wedding venue, invites couples to view their new look with their big day in mind. The open day will also offer the opportunity to tour the castle and to meet wedding suppliers on the day who will be on hand to answer any queries.

Find out more: Contact weddings@markreecastle.ie or phone +353 71 916 7800

Sun 1st Oct: Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny

Where: Castlecomer Road, Newpark Lower, Kilkenny | When: Sunday 1st October, 2pm - 5pm

What to expect: Newpark Hotel's wedding planners will be on hand to discuss the wedding packages available and to guide couples around their ballroom, suites and new outdoor Terrace Bar.

Find out more: Visit flynnhotels.com/newparkhotel for more

Sun 1st Oct: Pillo Hotel, Co. Meath

Where: Ashbourne, Co. Meath | When: Sunday 1st October, 1pm - 4pm

What to expect: Guests are invited to meet with the hotel's dedicated wedding team, who will go through the venue's wedding packages while guests sample canapes and prosecco. The Rath Ballroom will be fully decorated as it would be for a wedding celebration, and guests will also be invited to view the hotel's bridal suite. The Pillo have invited some hand selected suppliers for the day, who will be on hand to answer questions and give advice.

Find out more: Contact wedding coordinator Francesca Fennell on 01 835 0800 or at weddings@pillohotelashbourne.com

Sun 1st Oct: Radisson Blu Hotel, Letterkenny

Where: Letterkenny, Co. Donegal | When: Sunday 1st October, 2pm - 5pm

What to expect: Meet with suppliers showcasing trends for 2018, 2019 & 2020 weddings and avail of discounts and packages on the day. The first 30 couples at the event will receive a complimentary goodie bag.

Find out more: Contact wedding coordinator Jonathon on +353749194444 or on jonathon.officer@radissonblu.com

Sun 1st Oct: Springfield Hotel, Co. Kildare

Where: Leixlip Road, Lucan Demesne, Leixlip, Co. Kildare | When: Sunday 1st October, 1pm - 4pm

What to expect: A complimentary glass of sparkling wine and canapés will be served to all couples on arrival. A full show around of wedding facilities will be provided by the hotel’s dedicated wedding team, showcasing private rooms for intimate civil ceremonies and the Anna Liffey Ballroom for grand receptions of up to 200 guests.

Find out more: Phone +353 (0)1 458 1100

Sun 1st Oct: The Spectacular Wedding Fair at Stephens Green Hibernian Club, Dublin

Where: Stephens Green Hibernian Club, Dublin | When: Sunday 1st October, 12pm - 5pm

What to expect: The Spectacular Vintage Wedding Fair will host their wedding fair at the Club. Doors open form 12-5pm and couples can expect to see everything vintage  - along with a tea party!

Find out more: Visit www.sghc.ie