1 November 2014


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Intimate Wedding Venues

intimate civil wedding ceremony venues ireland west cork baltimorePaul and Georgiana Keane offer their idyllic estate –  Inish Beg - for your exclusive use for your wedding


  • We are thrilled for the second year running to have been selected by www.onefabday.com as one of the 100 Best Wedding Venues in Ireland 

  • One Day Weddings catered for November & December 2014  & January – March 2015 (excluding Christmas & New Year).    See more information below.  

Civil Weddings

The Boat House at Inish Beg  is registered with the HSE as a venue for civil wedding ceremonies for up to 80 guests.   HSE Civil Registrars conduct wedding ceremonies Monday – Friday only. However, a humanist minister or legal solemniser can officiate at your wedding ceremony on any day of the week and in the open air on the grounds if preferred. 


You and your guests will enjoy the exclusive use of all the facilities of the estate throughout your stay.  You and your guests will stay in the ten self-catering properties on the estate which can accommodate up to 46 people in total. There is ample accommodation in the locality to cater for any guests which cannot be accommodated here.

Inish Beg is available for weddings at any time of the year except from mid- July until late August.  Minimum two night stay ( three nights on Bank Holiday weekends) May – mid July and late August to end of October.  One night wedding bookings catered for  January – April, November and December. 

The Boat House, walled garden, sunken garden with fountain, woodlands, and landscaped gardens provide the perfect location for wedding photography.

Receptions of up to 100 guests can be held in The Boat House. For larger numbers, the reception can take place in a marquee in a specially designated waterfront setting on the estate. In this case, there is an additional fee.

A vintage car from the Inish Beg Collection can also be provided to transport the bride and groom between Inish Beg and the church or reception venue. The cost depends on the time and mileage involved.

Couples who are considering Inish Beg as the location for their special day can visit Inish Beg where Paul and Georgiana are happy to show them or members of their family around at a mutually convenient time.

Accommodation (Self Catering Wedding Venues)

There are ten rental self-catering properties at Inish Beg. Four two-bedroom Courtyard Cottages and one three-bedroom Courtyard CottageThe Garden RetreatThe Gypsy Retreat, The LodgeThe Foresters House and The Boat House accommodate forty six people in total. Click here to check availability for your chosen dates . 

Prices are inclusive of all energy costs, use of the indoor swimming pool, steam and exercise rooms and access to the estate gardens, grounds and woodlands. Click here to view prices per property.Each property (except The Gypsy Retreat which has convection heaters) has underfloor heating, a TV, DVD and VCR as well as access to an extensive free video library.You can make a tour of these properties by clicking on the Virtual Tour button on the above web pages. Due to insurance restrictions, children must be aged four or more to use the heated indoor swimming pool. There is also a steam room and small exercise room. A 20% deposit is payable when booking with the balance due six weeks prior to arrival.


You have the choice of making the necessary arrangements yourself – for example, marquee hire, catering, bar, flowers, music, photography, etc. Alternatively, we can assist you with arranging your unique bespoke wedding here at Inish Beg within the budget of your choice. 

We offer in house catering and can provide you with a range of  Inish Beg Menus.  However, if you have menu ideas of your own we are happy to cost same for you. You are welcome to supply your own wine/champagne and no corkage fee applies. Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your requirements.


If you or your guests would like to pursue any activities over their stay, we can arrange power boating, yachting, sea kayaking, angling, whale watching, scuba diving, trips to the islands and golfing to name but a few.


January – March, November & December (excluding Christmas & New Year).  Cost approx Euro 5,800 includes accommodation for 46 guests, wedding ceremony and reception venue and  three course meal for 65 guests.  See our wedding rates page for these wedding accommodation rates.

Contact Us

Should you or members of your family wish to visit Inish Beg we would be happy to show you around at a mutually convenient time and discuss your wedding ideas with you. Email:weddings@inishbeg.com, Tel: +353 (0)28 21745

We hope to be able to welcome you and your guests to Inish Beg for your special day.

Take a look at some past weddings at Inish Beg:


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Civil Wedding Venues