Castle Oliver is a stunning Irish castle built for Mary and Elizabeth Oliver- Gascoigne in1843 as a private residence for entertaining so why not keep this history alive by hosting the biggest party of your life here your WEDDING! In 1852 Elizabeth married Lord Ashtown and it became known as the home of Lord and Lady Ashtown.
Today it remains a private castle and is available to hire exclusively for your special occasion giving you all the benefits of a private house where unlike a hotel the only guests present are those you invite.
Castle Oliver built with local red sandstone is a fairytale Castle with battlements, turrets and a flag tower. When you rent Castle Oliver it is for the exclusive use of the castle and grounds. The castle has electric gates to keep your gardens private. It has terrace gardens, a lake, woodlands with walks, a sunken garden, two fountains and a fabulous folly with an out door hot-tub!.
Castle Oliver creates an ideal setting for your memorable photographs. The castles backdrop is equally spectacular for a drinks reception with the mythical stone griffins keeping watch at every event. Castle Oliver’s principle rooms include the Clondofoy Hall with large stained glass window this room is now registered for Civil marriages.
The baronial dining room is the perfect setting for a candlelit dinner enjoyed by the bridal party the night before or after the wedding. It is also used as a banquet hall for buffet receptions it provides the perfect ambiance with its large open fire and baby grand piano.
The Ballroom is perfect for your reception meal this majestic room hosts two large antique chandeliers, original ceiling and an open fire. It has two large bay windows with unforgettable views of the beautiful Ballyhoura Mountains also displayed are portraits of previous family members keeping Castle Oliver’s history alive.
When hiring Castle Oliver all tables, chairs, crockery, cutlery, candelabras with candles, red entrance carpet, PA system for speeches and all heating and electricity are included in the hire cost.
After the meal the party gets starting with dancing to late in the Ballroom dance the night away and bring the Ballroom back to life with the moves of today. Guests can retire to the Billiards room or relax with a night cap in the Library making your special day a day to remember for you and your guests.
If your guests require extra accommodation there is a good selection of self-catering and hotels located close to the castle.
Reviews for Castle Oliver
Recommended by 100% of couples
Fantastic wedding location
My son Michael and his bride Louise got married in Castle Oliver on 31st October, 2012. Amazing day. The catering was done by Ken Stembridge from azur restaurant Limerick, food to die for, it was more than amazing. Family and friends had a very memorable day.Sent on 02/11/2012