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Dublin Road, Drogheda, Co Meath
“Happily Ever After Starts Here”


Lou Reid sang it, Glenside Hotel delivers it… “Just a perfect day”. From the first pop of a cork to the last bite of cake, Glenside Hotel is the one stop destination for your perfect day.

Located in a peaceful countryside location only 2km from Drogheda and only 20 minutes from Dublin Airport, Glenside is a leading Wedding Venue in East Meath and our passion is your pleasure. We plan to perfection, execute beyond expectation and ensure that your Perfect Day is the epitome of elegance, style and flair.

Your Wedding Day is one of the most important and memorable days of your life, a perfect day to celebrate with your family, friends and loved ones. Let us create the perfect memory of your Perfect Day.

Our dedicated team, led by our owners, Karen & Aogán, will ensure that everything is taken care of. From initial consultation right through to those last drinks in our Residents Bar, our team will be there for you. You only have to read the testimonials from couples we have looked after over the past four decades to be reassured of the utmost dedication, professionalism, attention to detail that we provide to ensure that you have a day to remember. Glenside can accommodate weddings from 40 to 170 and we cater for just one wedding per day so that all our focus is on your perfect day. Read what some of our happy couples have to say here 

Venue Type

  • Hotel
  • Gardens
  • Independent Family Run


  • Classic
  • Intimate


  • Parking
  • Guest Accommodation
  • Late License
  • Civil License
  • Fully Accessible
  • Outdoor Ceremony

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Karen & Aogán Dunne
Karen & Aogán Dunne
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What people are saying!

Average Rating: 5 out of 5 - based on 71 reviews
Clare Mullaniff
wedding on Thu, 4th of April, 2024
We cannot even begin to thank you enough for our perfect wedding day, The whole team was absolutely amazing.

We haven't stopped getting compliments on the food! Our guests were so impressed and so full! We were being pulled in all directions and didn't get as much of the canapes and evening

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food as we would have liked, but what we did taste was incredible. We did however enjoy every mouthful of the main meal; Every course was delicious. Thanks so much for putting so much effort into our menu, it all went down a real treat.

Thank you for looking after every little detail; The whole place looked amazing, and was exactly what we wanted. Please thank all of the servers and team who helped with putting everything together, they were all so friendly and so efficient the whole night.

And another thank you to the team for gathering all of our stuff back up together for us to bring home the next day, that was so helpful and everything was looked after with so much care.

We couldn't be happier with how our day went and you're a huge part of that so thank you so much again.

All the best,
C & N

Review submitted on Thu, 11th of April, 2024
Leanne Kiely
wedding on Fri, 1st of March, 2024
We can’t thank Karen, Aogán, and the staff enough for hosting our special day. It was beyond what we expected, the team went above and beyond to make our day special.

The attention to detail was amazing and the final touches they added. All the guests complemented the food and their dining

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experience. It was such a relaxed and enjoyable day, the hotel itself is like a home from home, and it made our day a lovely intimate celebration.

Along the way, Karen and Aogán couldn't have been more helpful throughout our planning process.


Review submitted on Thu, 28th of March, 2024
Claire Smith
wedding on Fri, 29th of December, 2023
Amazing day from start to finish.
Nicole Kierans
wedding on Sun, 31st of December, 2023
Myself and my husband just wanted to write a few lines to again express our thanks to you and the team at the Glenside hotel. Our day was so special, personalised and beyond what we ever could have imagined. Everything went so smoothly and was exactly how we envisioned it to be and more!!
We have

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had so many people tell us it was the best wedding the have ever attended and so happy that it was local. The food was amazing and everyone was so impressed that everyone got fed at the same time, there was no waiting around for ages for your food while the other tables were eating. - People really appreciated this!

You have been so helpful over the last 2.5 years answering all our queries, questions, uncertainties and always were there to guide us when needed.

We really can not thank you enough and will highly recommend the Glenside hotel to everyone who is planning their wedding in the future. Your package you offer really is amazing and saved us so much work and organising of suppliers that it really left us time to organise all the details.

Thank you again, please thank all the staff from us. They all went above and beyond to make our day the best it could be, and we really appreciate that. Wishing you and all the staff at the Glenside hotel a happy new year!

Kind regards,
Mr & Mrs Kierans

Review submitted on Wed, 3rd of January, 2024
Linda Ando
wedding on Fri, 1st of December, 2023
We had our wedding at the Glenside hotel and honestly we would do it a thousand times over! Karen and Aogán were the most amazing help when it came to picking a package and making sure we had everything we needed on the day! The staff were 15/10 they were so helpful and made our day so easy and

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helped us stay at ease. Couldn’t recommend this place enough.

Review submitted on Fri, 15th of December, 2023

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