The County Arms Hotel offers the space, choice, and flexibility to cater for wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, and civil ceremonies in Offaly, Ireland, of all sizes and styles. We guarantee only one wedding per day – a true ‘home from home’ for your wedding!

Wedding couple posing for wedding photos under lighted arch


At the County Arms Hotel, Birr, Offaly, we cater for large and small weddings, with numerous immaculate spaces to accommodate your wedding ceremony or wedding reception in style, and stunning opportunities for indoor and outdoor photography. Whether you are planning a traditional large family wedding party for a few hundred people or a smaller, more intimate civil ceremony, you are guaranteed the same level of service and attention from our team. Your wedding party can enjoy top-class comfort and hospitality in any one of our beautifully restored Georgian suites, before departing to the Moorpark Ballroom to eat, drink, dance, and be merry into the small hours!

Couple walking down the aisle at their wedding day


Create just the right ambiance for your civil ceremony at the County Arms Hotel with an intimate gathering among the grace and elegance of a traditional Georgian suite, the Moorpark Ballroom for larger wedding parties, or our newly unveiled outdoor ceremony space, The Pavillion. Visit us and choose from a variety of beautiful rooms suitable for civil ceremonies.

Outdoor Ceremony Pavillion at County Arms Hotel


If you are planning a Summer Wedding and in search of a picturesque outdoor ceremony location, our newly unveiled outdoor ceremony space is just the perfect backdrop for you to say 'I do'. Nestled within our enchanting walled garden, The Pavillion will add an extra charm and make your wedding in the Heart of Ireland even more special!

Turkey & Ham served at a wedding reception table


We are known for the finest Evening Buffet in Ireland - you might call it 'The Afters' – but we think it's much too good for that! At the County Arms Hotel, we are passionate about good food and our top chefs have curated exciting wedding menu options for your special day. Your guests will talk about the food and service at the County Arms for years to come. From the moment your guests arrive, our team will put on a feast to remember, with traditional favourites served in our trademark contemporary style using local, seasonal produce where we can. Browse our menu and discover the best wedding catering we have to offer!

Couple lightening candle at their wedding civil ceremony


It’s not just about the wedding day. Catch up with friends and family in a relaxed setting and create even more special memories with a pre- or post-wedding get-together for you and your loved ones. The County Arms Hotel has private dining rooms for 20 or more guests on the Georgian floor in the original part of the main house, which are ideal for an intimate gathering. We can cater for everything from an elegant pre-wedding dinner with a private bar, to a laidback BBQ post-wedding celebration with live music on the terrace overlooking the walled garden. Just let us know and we would be delighted to talk you through your options.

County Arms Hotel Bridal Georgian Suite


When the celebrations are over, your guests can kick back and relax in four-star accommodation at the County Arms Hotel. Guests can pre-book rooms in the hotel and avail of a special discount on room rates as part of your wedding party. For the special couple, complete your magical wedding day with the choice of two Georgian Heritage suites with classic features like free-standing bath, classic four poster bed, and views of the beautiful walled garden!


The County Arms Hotel is a name you can trust, with a great tradition in hosting beautiful weddings started by the Loughnane family in1962. Today the Garry family continues to lead a fantastic team to deliver a consistently high level of service and attention to detail to all our couples who choose our beautiful hotel to celebrate their wedding. For over 50 years, couples have trusted us to manage the most memorable day of your life and to deliver an unforgettable experience for your loved ones. 

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Contact us here and let us make your dream come true!