Castle Dargan

Spectacular New Ballroom at Castle Dargan Resort

Castle Dargan Resort has been given a spectacular make-over that is sure to impress! The Ormsby Ballroom has been perfectly refurbished and the results are remarkable with dazzling colour schemes, contemporary designs and classical themes.

The make-over of the Ormsby Ballroom was led by the dedicated wedding team at Castle Dargan, Kim Monaghan Award Winning Wedding Coordinator, Matthew McDonagh Food & Beverage Manager and Imelda Scally Banqueting Manager.

The talented trio came up with the plans and designs of the Ormsby Ballroom and everyone was truly impressed with the final design concepts. The contemporary colour schemes for the walls include greys, silvers and white while the new carpet is a mixture of burgundy and beige patterns with a luxurious deep red border.

Castle Dargan

Another excellent addition to the Ormsby Ballroom is the improved lighting which compliments the stunning panoramic views of Castle Dargan’s 170 acre countryside estate. Imelda Scally, Banqueting Manager explains: “We have installed special LED lighting now which can be co-ordinated to suit different colours to give the Ormsby Ballroom the perfect setting”. The new special LED lighting can be co-ordinated to match backdrop colours, bridesmaid dresses or to match a unique overall wedding theme. Imelda has been the Banqueting Manager at Castle Dargan for the past 3 years and prides herself with personalising the Ormsby Ballroom with each wedding couple for their special day.

The Ormsby Ballroom

One of the first events in the Ormsby Room after the refurbishment was a wedding of 270 guests. That was the biggest function since the make-over and everyone was thrilled with the room. Matthew McDonagh Food & Beverage Manager explains: “The wedding team at Castle Dargan are committed to combining excellent cuisine and service in a beautiful location for every wedding day”. Matthew has worked at Castle Dargan Resort for three years and has an exceptional banqueting team behind him ensuring an incomparable service for all weddings held at Castle Dargan.

Kim Monaghan, Award Winning Wedding Coordinator at the Castle Dargan said that the response to the refurbishment has been fantastic. She added: “We are very proud of the outcome. I am really looking forward to showing all wedding couples the stunning make-over”.

Kim has been the Wedding Coordinator at Castle Dargan for four years and has achieved the prestigious award Wedding Coordinator of Year 2014 at the wedding online awards. She added: “I take great pleasure in working closely with each wedding couple, to ensure their vision, not only meets but exceeds expectations for a truly memorable and unique wedding day in Castle Dargan”.

Ciaran Gardiner, Resort General Manager at Castle Dargan added: “I am very fortunate to have an excellent team working at the resort and I am extremely proud to work alongside this talented group of people”.

Castle Dargan

With a range of accommodation offers and recently awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015, Castle Dargan Resort is a rare gem with spectacular views of fresh water brooks, rolling hills, old stone walls and ancient castle ruins.

The 18th Century Coach House Lounge is the perfect setting for a champagne reception on arrival from your ceremony or is a fabulous choice for intimate civil ceremonies, partnerships or blessings.

Recently awarded Most Picturesque Wedding Venue 2015 by RSVP Magazine, Castle Dargan Resort offers stunning, unrivalled scenery, perfect for precious wedding photography.

Look no further than Castle Dargan Resort for the perfect wedding package which starts from only €45 per person. The wedding package includes a delicious five course meal for your guests along with a half bottle of wine per person, snacks later in the evening and thoughtful complimentary gifts including the bridal suite for the night of your wedding, accommodation for the parents of the bride and groom, floral centrepiece for the top table and centrepiece arrangements on all guest tables, discounts on treatments for the bride and four friends in the Award Winning Icon Spa and a round of golf for the groom and three friends on the Darren Clarke designed golf course & much more…

Awarded Top Rated Wedding Venue in Sligo and Connaught 2014 and shortlisted for The Luxury Travel Guide Awards 2016– Castle Dargan Resort is truly the wedding venue of your dreams!

Ciara Moore

Ciara Moore is the Blog Editor & Social Media Manager at WeddingDates HQ. Anything you want to know about weddings and what is on trend - she's your woman!

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