Ballykealey House

Ballykealey House


Ballykealey House

About Ballykealey House

Ballykealey House is your perfect wedding location, built in the 19th century arising from the marriage proposal of John James Lecky to Sarah Lucia Smith.

Built with love; today it offers a picturesque and enchanting location for future wedding couples looking for a unique venue to host their very special day.
Located close to the picturesque village of Ballon, Co. Carlow is the enchanting 19th century Ballykealey House set in sweeping lush pastures.
Built on gracious living of an elegant past today Ballykealey House combines that history with every modern convenience. Today under new ownership and following extensive refurbishment guests will enjoy the relaxed and refined atmosphere of Ballykealey House. With careful thought and preparation our wedding menus have been designed by our Executive Head Chef to ensure you and your guests have an exquisite culinary experience.
With our stunning gardens you can decide to host your ceremony within one of the local churches or have a private civil ceremony in our gardens. Alternatively our Oak Room with original Tudor architecture and magnificent oak carved panels offers the perfect indoor setting.
For smaller intimate gatherings the Oak Room offers the perfect setting, the finest room in the...

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house it offers warmth and character derived from the Tudor period. Original features and the magnificent solid oak carved wall panels offer a unique and stately setting for your wedding meal.


  • “We’ve just been married at Ballykealey house and I honestly cannot recommend it enough! Angela the wedding coordinator, was always on hand.
    The house itself is fabulous and it just felt exclusive to us for the day! The food, just divine.. Thanks so much to all the staff at Ballykealey, your hospitality and care was so much appreciated, ”
    Patrick and Valerie Hennessy
  • “We all had a fantastic time, the meal was excellent the staff were very friendly and helpful especially Neenah I think is her name, and Rory, they are a credit to Ballykealey.
    Thanks for organising a day we will remember ”
    Steve & Olive

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  • Exclusivity available
  • Self catering accommodation available
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  • Woodlands for photographs
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