Ceremony or Blessing

The moment that you meet at the altar is one of the best moments of your life and Fernhill is the perfect canvas for you to create it.

Why you should say 'I do' to Fernhill for your ceremony

At Fernhill we absolutely love wedding ceremonies. It is truly wonderful to help create the magical moment when two people get married. Here are some reasons why we know that Fernhill would be the most special place for your ceremony.

Romantic locations

You can choose to have your ceremony in our Georgian country house, our elegant marquee or the heavenly marriage garden. Confetti magazine described it as "one of the most romantic places in Ireland to say 'I do' "

Stunning photos

At Fernhill we have lovingly created many beautiful places for amazing photos. You will not have to go anywhere else and can spend the whole day celebrating the best day of your lives with your friends and family

The best service possible

The O'Neill family and team have been recognised as the no.1 hotel in Cork and one of the top in Ireland. We will care for you, your friends and ensure everything is as perfect as it should be on this important day.

‘A ceremony in the Wedding Garden at Fernhill is as romantic a setting as it gets.’ Confetti magazine

Tips to make your ceremony extra special

The mansion house at Fernhill has a long rich history which we welcome you to visit and experience for yourself.

Morning Chill

With ceremonies you save lots of time as the ceremony tends to be shorter and there is no need to travel. Why not go for a later ceremony and use the time to have a more relaxed morning getting ready for your big day.

Pre drinks reception

A glass of bubbly for your guests as they arrive before the ceremony is a lovely way to start the celebrations.


One of the great things about having a ceremony onsite at your venue is that you get to spend more time with your guests. If you choose a venue with lots of photo ops, you won’t need to travel anywhere else at all.

Super Sundays

Although Church weddings cannot take place on Sundays in Cork, the good news is that Humanist and spiritual ones can. This has opened up a lot of possibilities for couples including bank holiday Sundays and more.

Heel helpers

If you choose a picturesque outdoor wedding you could make your bridesmaids & guests more comfortable by providing some slip on high heel protectors for walking on grass.

Book early

It is very important to book your celebrant early as there is a shortage of them. They book up fast so get going to avoid disappointment of missing out on your preferred one or

"Wedding Reviews"

Wedding Gallery

A picture paints a thousand words and we would love for you to create your wedding story at Fernhill

Make an Enquiry

At Fernhill we have extensive experience in hosting beautiful Weddings so we can assist you to make your day as special as it can be. We also have a variety of amazing settings for you to choose from.

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