We are hosting a 2 night wedding event that will begin on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 at 3PM and will end on Friday, May 24th, 2019 at 1:30PM.
The wedding will be hosted at Markree Castle with the exclusive use of castle and grounds including rose gardens, the river Unshin, a boathouse and woodland walks only for our guests during the entirety of the stay. Please see itinerary below:
Welcome Party on Wednesday, May 22nd
Guest arrival to Markree Castle at 3PM - guests may arrive earlier if they wish.
Dinner served at 7PM - a relaxed buffet style dinner will be served followed by a tour of the castle and grounds.
Wedding Ceremony, Reception, and After Party on Thursday, May 23rd
Breakfast served from 9AM-10AM.
Wedding Ceremony at 2PM - ceremony will take place at the chapel at Markree Castle.
Afternoon Tea served at 2:30PM - afternoon tea will include sandwiches, scones, homemade shortbread and biscuits with freshly brewed fair-trade tea and coffee.
Sligo Falconry from 3PM to 5PM - birds will be available for static displays and flying displays after the ceremony. A falconer will talk about the art of falconry and answer any questions for guests that would like to participate. FlipEvents will be there with an outdoor photo booth. Guests are welcome to come and go as they please.
Cocktail Hour at 5:30PM - cocktail hour will include sparkling wine and canapes. Guests are welcome to come and go as they please.
Dinner at 6:30PM - dinner will include a four course meal consisting of a starter, two main courses with wine pairing, dessert buffet, tea coffee & petite fours, and a Prosecco toast. Speeches will be given after the cake cutting. Guests are welcome to mingle, sign our guest book, enjoy the whisky and cigar bar, and go outside and enjoy the sunset.
Group Photos at 9:30PM - group photos/video will take place outside after dinner on the terrace during sunset.
After Party at 10PM - after dinner we will retire from the formal dining room to the entertainment suite which contains a private bar, a cocktail bar, a large dance floor, a farmhouse style kitchen, a lounge bar, and its own courtyard for a celestial themed masquerade ball.
Miles Graham and his band will perform a live show and DJ for the rest of the evening. He will play some original music like "Let It Shine" as well as some covers. FlipEvents will set up a magic mirror and flower wall photo booth in the upstairs lounge.
Evening food with tea and coffee will be served from 11PM.
Bars will shut down at 4AM.
Day-After Brunch on Friday, May 24th
Breakfast will be served the next morning at 12PM after room checkout.
In order for guests to attend all events, we ask that all guests book their accommodations at Markree Castle. We have reserved all 30 rooms for our guests, and will take care of the booking of the rooms. All you have to do is RSVP and show up. Guests will pay for their rooms directly with Markree Castle upon check out.
For more information, please review the accommodations page and the entertainment page on this website.