Civil Ceremonies Partnerships & Blessings

The Lord Bagenal has been approved as a suitable venue to host your Civil Marriage Ceremony or Partnership.  

A charge of €400 applies for ceremonies at the Lord Bagenal

 In order to hold a Civil Ceremony or Civil Partnership at the Lord Bagenal you are required to Contact the Registrar regarding availability of dates & intended arrangements.

Please be advised ceremonies are usually conducted by the Registrar Monday to Friday. Once approval has been granted for your Civil Marriage ceremony to take place, you may proceed with the organisation of your Wedding Reception as necessary.


Angela Bermingham                                                         Barbara Foley

Civil Registrar of Marriages                                               Civil Registrar of Marriages

HSE South                                                                       Community Care Centre

Community Care Centre                                                    James Green

Athy Road                                                                        Kilkenny

Carlow                                                                             056 7784708

059 9136300/059 9136321/059 9136594    


  •   Please make sure to notify The Lord Bagenal of your intention to hold a civil ceremony within the hotel so the appropriate paper work may be sent to the Registrar for approval of the venue.
  •   The room must be accessible to the general public for the duration of the Ceremony.
  •   No alcohol must be consumed or be available in the room one hour prior to and for the duration of the Ceremony.
  •   No religious artefacts, icons or symbols may be displayed in the room.
  •   A notice must be prominently displayed in the lobby with details of intended spouses attending the Civil Marriage & ceremony time.
  •   Any person wishing to make contact with the Registrar MUST be allowed to do so.

Brian Hade HSE Registered 087 3567816

Rev Brenda O’Grady HSE Registered 087 2318324

 Interfaith minister, solemniser & celebrant creating bespoke weddings

Antoinette Coleman Kelly Wedding Celebrant 087 2482745

Breda Gavagan Independent Family Celebrant 086 8450683


For more information see or 

Humanist Association of Ireland Emma Sides 087 6590117

Interfaith Ceremony 

Spiritual Ceremony Eileen Morris non religious spiritual ceremonies 




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