Frequently Asked Questions

Are wedding chair covers & sashes included?
Yes and are complimentary. We provide beautiful light silver chair covers with either a ivory, gold or black sash.

Are table centre pieces included and what type?
yes, you can choose between tall silver candelabras, elegant tall glass vases with fresh flowers, beautiful crystal globes and/or glass fish bowls with fresh flowers.

Do you have recommendations for entertainment, wedding cake suppliers, hair dressers etc...?
We can send you a list of suppliers contact details. We also have Health & Beauty rooms for treatments and professional make-up application..Click Here to read more.

Do you do bridal make up applications ?

- Yes, we use the professional MAKE UP FOREVER product range. Click Here to read more.

Are there special accommodation rates for our guests ?

Yes, a number of rooms will be allocated at preferential rates.

Is the bridal suite complimentary on the night of wedding ?

Do we get any other rooms complimentary on the night of the wedding ?
2 deluxe rooms are also complimentary for the wedding night.

What are the minimum guest numbers ?
- A minimum of 200 guests is required for The Muckross Ballroom (250 guests in July & August).

How much is the deposit & how do we pay ?
To secure the date, €1500 is required and can be paid by credit card, money transfer, cash or cheque.

Can we do a wedding tasting & how many can go to this ?
Yes there is a complimentary wedding tasting for bride and groom and for 2 other guests if required.

What time is the bar closed ?
The bar in the Muckross ballroom closes at 2:30 and residents bar is open til 4am.

Can we provide our own music for entrance song and/or first dance?

Can we choose items from different banqueting menus
– yes but price may be affected depending on items chosen.

Do you provide an online wedding planning service?
Yes we provide complimentary access to the award winning wedding planning service Moposa Click here

Can we take photographs in the hotel/gardens ?
Yes of course and we have 6 acres of private gardens at your disposal if required.

Do you have a cake stand and knife ?
yes, 3 tier or traditional stand for complimentary use.

Do you cater for rehearsal/post wedding day parties
– Yes Click here for menus

Do you cater for children?
Yes, we can set up table/chairs, dvds, colouring books etc. during drinks reception and also arrange baby sitters if required.

Is there an in-house wedding coordinator? If there is a coordinator, will they be there for the duration of the reception?
We have a dedicated wedding coordinator and also duty managers who will be here to assist you with everything for your wedding up to and including your wedding day.

Do you cater for special dietary requirements? Coeliacs? Vegetarians?
Yes of course, just let us know your requirements.

Will you have a red carpet?
Yes and it is placed on the steps that lead to the main entrance door providing great photo opportunity moments.

Where does the band set up? Where is the dancefloor & does anything have to be moved for the dancefloor?
We have a stage for the band and the dance floor is at the stage end of the ballroom.In general only a small number of tables have to be moved after dinner to clear for the dancefloor.

Can the drinks reception be in the gardens ?
yes weather permitting.

Is there somewhere secure to store wedding cards/ gifts?
There will be a safe in your room for cards etc. and to also store gifts.

Do you have storage for items we need to bring in for our wedding day e.g. sweets, wedding cake, bathroom baskets etc...?
Yes we can store all these items for you .