Irish website have announced the winners of their Irish Wedding Venue Awards, showcasing a wide range of wedding venues, celebrants and photographers from across the country.

This year's winners were selected by the judging panel which included Miriam Fitzgerald, wedding celebrant; Pawel Bebenca, wedding photographer; Eliza Czuba, a bespoke decor styling and events stylist; Sinead McNamara, Director of Best in Fest; Jessica and Rachel Hill of Dublinfoodietwins, social media content creators and food bloggers.

Speaking on the winners, Shell Holden, wedding expert and co-owner of said: "This year’s deserving winners are located across 13 counties with Kilkenny’s Mountain View taking the top spot in three categories, the most of any wedding venue, including Ireland’s Best Alternative Wedding Venue, Ireland’s Best Festival Wedding Venue and an acclaimed Judge’s Choice award."

The winners of the Irish Wedding Venue Awards are:

  • Best Alternative Wedding Venue: Mountain View, Kilkenny
  • Best Boutique Hotel Wedding Venue: Langton’s Hotel, Kilkenny
  • Best Castle Wedding Wedding Venue: Cabra Castle, Cavan
  • Best Ceremony Wedding Venue: The Abbey, Kildare
  • Best City Wedding Venue: The Dean, Galway
  • Best Country House Wedding Venue: Fernhill House, Cork
  • Best Cultural Wedding Venue: MoLI, Museum of Literature Ireland, Dublin
  • Best Exclusive Wedding Venue: Temple House Estate, Sligo
  • Best Festival Wedding Venue: Mountain View, Kilkenny

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  • Best Historic Wedding Venue: Markree Castle, Sligo
  • Best Intimate Wedding Venue: The Wicklow Escape, Wicklow
  • Best Large Hotel Wedding Venue: Four Seasons Hotel, Spa & Leisure Club Carlingford, Louth
  • Best Luxury Wedding Venue: No.25 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin
  • Best Outdoor Wedding Venue: Ballintubbert Gardens & House, Laois
  • Best Pet-Friendly Wedding Venue: Dylan Hotel, Dublin
  • Best Restaurant Wedding Venue: Marco Pierre White Courtyard Bar & Grill, Dublin
  • Best Reviewed Wedding Venue: The Abbey, Kildare
  • Best Sustainable Wedding Venue: Hotel Doolin, Clare
  • Best Waterside Wedding Venue: Jacks’ Coastguard Restaurant, Kerry
  • Best Vegan and Vegetarian-Friendly Wedding Venue: Fallon & Byrne, Dublin

Judge’s Choice Awards were awarded to:

  • Ballintubbert Gardens & House, Laois
  • Ballykealey House, Carlow
  • Fernhill House, Cork
  • Opium, Dublin
  • Markree Castle, Sligo
  • Mountain View, Kilkenny