Civil Ceremonies Partnerships & Blessings

Civil Ceremonies & Blessings

We are approved as a suitable venue to host your Civil Marriage Ceremony.  Whether you are looking for a Civil Partnership, Marriage, Blessing or Commitment Ceremony, we offer comfort, style & welcoming surroundings so you and your guests can relax and enjoy your ceremony.

Indoor ceremonies for larger numbers would be in the Marina Room.  For up to 50 guests you have the option of an outdoor ceremony on the terrace.   Restrictions as to where ceremony is set up will depend on your guest numbers & the Irish weather!

A charge applies for outdoor ceremonies


In order to hold a Civil Ceremony at The Lord Bagenal Inn you are required to:

Contact the Registrar regarding availability of dates & intended arrangements. Please be advised, Civil Partnerships & Civil Marriage ceremonies are usually conducted by the Registrar from Monday to Friday 


 Angela Bermingham  

Civil Registrar of Marriages 
HSE South
Community Care Centre
 Athy Road 
Phone: +353 (0)59 9136300


Ann Boyle

Civil Registrar of Marriages
 Carlow/Kilkenny Local Health Office
Dublin Road, Kilkenny
Phone: +353 (0)56 7784114


Please contact Sue the wedding coordinator to check on availability of dates in conjunction with the Registrar.  Once approval has been granted for your Civil Ceremony to take place, you may proceed with the organisation of your Wedding Reception.  Please make sure to notify us of your intention to hold a civil ceremony within the hotel so the appropriate paper work may be completed and sent to the Registrar for approval of the venue.  Please be advised that the Registrar will only conduct Civil Marriage Ceremonies in approved locations within the hotel.

For more information see or 


Civil Wedding Celebrant HSE registered

For information contact Brian Hade 087 3567816 


Humanist Ceremony 

For information you can contact the Humanist Association of Ireland 

Contact: Emma Sides

Phone: 087 6590117 



Interfaith Ceremony

For the couple who would like to create their own unique wedding service, Reverend Bernadette Brophy will organise this with you and sort legal paperwork as required by the state.  For more information 


Spiritual Ceremony

 Alternatively you can contact Eileen Morris liason for non religious spiritual ceremonies 


Please contact us on

Phone+353 (0)59 977 4000

to speak to our Wedding Consultant Sue, or manager on duty
contact Sue via Email:



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