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Your Wedding at Lisnavagh House.

Our 2022 Diary is now complete except for smaller weddings of under 50 guests. We are now taking bookings for 2023 and beyond.

To make the organization of your wedding smooth as silk, our Wedding Facilitator and wonderful team, will be at Lisnavagh to advise you throughout the run up to your event. In the meantime, we have put together a list together of top notch suppliers for you to help you get started.

To make the organization of your wedding easier we have listed suppliers in alphabetical order..


Bar & Drink

Wine & Bubbles

Lisnavagh has its own selection of wines, Champagne/Prosecco for purchase through us and tastings can be arranged with Searson’s Wine Merchants. We work closely with Jeff who can be reached by phone T: +353 (0)1 280 0405 or email at and he can assist with your choice and quantity as well as a tasting/food pairing if required. W:

Coppers Mobile Bar

A stylishly converted Horsebox Bar that is perfect for any event. The Vintage Horse Box Bar is ideal for drinks receptions at weddings, corporate events, garden parties or press events. It offers vintage props, custom garnishes, cocktail service, lager and Guinness oservice and a hot brew service amongst other offerings. It is complete with beer service equipment, running water, refrigeration and it is licenced to prepare and serve from the trailer. If you are planning a Wedding or an Event and need to hire a bar you can reach Coppers Horsebox Bar ®. via: W: T: 089 2350582 / E:


Our recommended caterers know all about food and we have chosen them very carefully knowing that they produce stylish and excellent food. We love working with them and we are pretty sure that by the time the event comes around, so will you. They also have great ideas if you are looking to create a menu to suit your needs or dietary requirements. They offer expert advice and a service like no other. Please contact our caterers directly to discuss your requirements.

Orla McAndrew Catering

No two wedding menus are the same!

The menu created for your special day will be decided during a private consultation and is utterly bespoke for you and your guests. All manner of food styles and dietary requirements can be facilitated. Devising a tailored plan and getting creative for each individual wedding is the most exciting part of working with Orla McAndrew Catering. Orla’s can cater for smaller parties but at an increased rate and will be discussed on a per wedding basis. Contact Orla

Orla McAndrew Catering Menu

Lu Thornley Catering

Lu always works closely with each couple on a wedding menu to make each celebration very much an individual, special day.

Fabulous, seasonal menus working with locally grown Irish ingredients are capable of surprising all of your guests. Lu is well-known for her Food Table, an interpretation of buffet presentation, but also caters for more traditional, formal dining celebrations.

Contact Lu to discuss your particular requirements.

Lu Thornley Catering Menu

Andrew Holmes Catering T. 087 921 2872

A bespoke catering company specializing in tailored wedding and event dining solutions combining a dynamic team of top quality chefs and innovative ideas with rustic and hog roast styles. When it comes to their ingredients they put a lot of emphasis on fresh and local produce to provide seasonal menus that are bursting with flavour.

Andrew Holmes Catering

The Lisnavagh Kitchen

(micro weddings only)

Emily Bunbury M. 0877993192 or

At Lisnavagh House we offer stylish, home cooked food with ingredients sourced locally from organic suppliers and we use seasonal produce from our own walled garden. We have a strong belief in using local and quality produce and eating food in season so menus vary depending on the time of year. We have expertise as well as a great interest and enthusiasm around food! Our menus are available upon request.

Hog Roast

Dermot Allen - Wine Tavern Farm (Organic) T. 087 2516623

A great set up for the day after!.

Please Note: Caterers' prices quoted are accurate as of August 2022, they are subject to market increases and final quotes may differ slightly.

Grá Chocolates

Luxurious and decadent, Grá Chocolates are exquisite artisan confections made with love in county Galway. Created and crafted in small batches by award-winning pastry chef, Gráinne Mullins, each beautiful chocolate is meticulously made and painted by hand. Combining the finest raw ingredients with native Irish flavours, it’s time to experience the pure taste of happiness.

Please Note: Caterers' prices quoted are accurate as of August 2022, they are subject to market increases and final quotes may differ slightly.


Children’s Entertainment

Bouncy Castles

Bouncy castles are great entertainment for kids as long as they have a minder. Web: or T: 087-6764279

Pet Zoo

Davy’s Pets - 1.5hrs meet and greet with 10 different species. Maximum numbers 20. T. (059) 913 7497


Really Grand Events Children’s Parties Web: or T: 01-4417371


Babysitting - Call us in the office to discuss babysitting services T. 059-9161473 or E:


See our local list or parishes and churches /perch/resources/local-catholic-churches.doc or contact us about local churches if required.

Carlow Registry Office

Angela Birmingham / T. 059 9136542

Humanist weddings

see or

NB Registrars get extremely booked up and a 3 month notice period applies.




flower farmers in Co. Carlow growing produce in Lisnavagh’s Walled Garden with local, seasonal and organic flowers. Contact Eilis 087 956 8705

The Wild Bunch

Tina / E: / T:087 0564442 / Website:

Soah Flowers

Orla / E: / M. 08790 01868 / Website:

Mad About Flowers

Seonaid / E: / M. 087 931 4614 / Website:

Carlow Florist

Pat Kavanagh / T. (059) 914 3509 (Local)

Hair Stylists

Tracey Lawler Hairdressing

Carlow / T (059) 913 6966

Connie Byrne

HD Hair Carlow / T: 059 913 0041

The Hair Lounge

Rathvilly / T: (059) 912 8534

Make Up

Anne Hutton MUA

P:085 148 3057 / W:

Michelle Montgomery MUA

W: / E: Michelle at



AD Event Design - creative event design producing bespoke experiences for weddings and private events Annie Dunne

Styled By Amber (local) - Styled by Amber is a boutique design studio offering full planning, design, styling and creative direction for weddings, private events and editorial shoots. Creating highly personalised weddings with character, soul and romance foremost in our approach using specially curated props, decor, florals and magical little touches that bring your vision to life.



Aisling Pierce / T. 086 3801446


Jenny Dowdall / T. +353 87 9625569 /

Harpist & Singer

Orla Fallon /

Ask us for a list of great bands and DJs!


Ian Barrett T. 086 8455151 –



TOUCH Photography (local)

T. + 353 87 6997428

Lima Conlon Photography

Relaxed Wedding at Lisnavagh - P: +353 85 216 2067

Photography By Ciara

W: / E:

Photographic Memory

Tadhg Nathan. Reportage - documentary - natural photographer.

Luminaire Weddings Videographer Contact: Alec M. +353 85 138 1509

Little Bear Films

Contact Kevin Caffrey - Instagram: Littlebearfilm


Tullow Taxis

We have an arrangement with our local taxi company, Tullow Taxis T. 087 927 9024 who circulate throughout the evening. It can be a good idea to connect with them before the wedding celebrations should you be concerned about guests getting offsite. In addition, should you wish to pre book taxis to and from the hotels or airport collections, Tullow Taxis offer a competitive rate.



Vintage Cars

Carlow Wedding Cars, Contact Robert for a mix of old classics.

Beautiful racing green jaguar by Pat Kirwan. T. 087 254 2345

Vintage China

A Vintage Sip - Sharon Booth - T: 0857331135

Wedding Cakes

Darina Kelly

T. 086 122 5228 E.

Croft Cake Design

Louisa Rogers T : 0877146710 E:

Bake a Cake Ireland

Lorraine Triggs W: T: 086 319 0895


Pizza or Chaat For Second day food.

Brownstone Pizza

What makes the perfect bite of pizza ? A little char , creamy mozzarella, sweet and spicy tomato sauce?
Email: T: 083 182 2114

Chaat Stop

The Chaat cart serves Indian street food classics such as puffed rice Bhel Puri - think crispy Bombay Mix with a punchy combination of onions, tomatoes, chaat masala and tamarind chutney.

Email: T: +353 (0) 87 990 8003

Wet Shave

Paddy The Turk, Can call out to Lisnavagh House for group bookings.

See his Facebook Page here


A-Z Check List

Accommodation, Bridesmaid dresses, Cake, Caterer, Champagne, Church or Civil, Decoration, Dress!, Entertainment, Flowers, Gifts, Hair stylist, Hen & Stag, Invites, Make-up, Music, PA System, Photographer, Seating Plan, Stationery, Transport, Wedding Insurance, Wine & Champagne


What our clients say

"Emily and William, thanks a million for everything over the weekend and the run up to it. Your staff really helped make our special day, extra special. We really loved our ceremony space, the brick barn despite the chaos of Storm Ophelia!!A huge thank you to the kitchen and bar staff who went above and beyond expectations. We will definitely be back! Lots of love xxx"

Don, Susan and Kasia. 23 October 2017

"My husband and I were married November 12, 2022 at Lisnavagh House and it was an experience we will never forget. Emily and William were wonderful hosts, so helpful throughout our entire wedding planning process. From the ceremony and reception spaces, to the guest rentals and sleeping quarters, photography, food, makeup and hair artists, we couldn’t have asked for a more perfect venue.

When we arrived we were greeted into the home by Emily, whom we had been consulting with during the planning process. The house is AMAZING. If you are looking for the perfect cozy, historical, unique wedding venue this is IT.

Our guests were wowed with the house and grounds. Most stayed in the stables courtyard which is conveniently located near the garden wing, where we had our reception. They would describe the stables as perfect for couples, rustic, comfortable and convenient. Other guests opted to rent cottages on the property, which was great for housing families or bigger groups traveling together.
The grounds themselves are stunning! We’ve never seen anything like it. Our friends and family were able to walk the grounds and check out the real Irish countryside. So many good photo opportunities!
The interior of the house is phenomenal. Each room is different, beautiful, and unique in its own way. We were lucky enough to stay in the Oak room which has THE most comfortable 4 poster bed, and boasts a giant bathtub- epsom salt provided! It felt like being in a spa. And it was marvellous for taking photos of the bridal party getting ready for the big day!

Lisnavagh House was able to provide us with information from catering to music and decor, all of which made our day so special.

The Brick Barn where we held the ceremony was ethereal. Between the decor and the space itself, it was exactly what we had envisioned. The Garden wing was also beautiful, big with plenty of light, offering many options for decor.

All in all it was a 10/10 for us. Thank you so much to Emily and William for being so accommodating and making our wedding weekend so special!"

Devin & Juan, 12th November 2022

"I want to say a MASSIVE thank you to you and William for what was honestly the best day of our lives. Lisnavagh is honestly the most beautiful wedding venue and our guests are still speaking about how wonderful it all was.It was a tough time with all the rescheduling and at times we weren’t sure what the best thing to do was but I’m so happy we decided to hold out and have the wedding of our dreams.You, William and every person we interacted with on the weekend were just amazing! You made me, Gavin and all our guests feel so welcome and at home. It’s truly a magical place."

Raisa and Gavin, September 2021

We had the most wonderful weekend at Lisnavagh House on the occasion of my daughter Clares wedding to Matthew. Everything was perfect, the house, the grounds and the exceptional hospitality. Clare grew up in the UK with Irish roots and really wanted to find a venue that reflected that, and she did.Some of Matt and Clare's friends had never visited Ireland before and they all said how much they loved it along with the opportunity to all stay together in one place.I would like to say a special thank you to Ann & Brid for their patience and friendliness as we popped in and out of the kitchen to borrow scissors etc the morning of the wedding. Breakfast was just fabulous. Anns scones were the best we have ever tasted. I will have to go and practice a bit more!Thank you all for everything, and not forgetting Niamh who throughout the year has met Clares every enquiry with a “Yes”. We couldn't have wished for a better weekend.We hope to revisit Lisnavagh

Marian Halpin, Mother of the Bride. 26th August 2017