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Our family run hotel is nestled in one of the most scenic and romantic glens in the South West of Cork, Ireland, at the source of the river Lee, overlooking Gougane Barra Lake and St. Finbarr’s sixth century hermitage.

A favourite place for visitors, our small family run intimate lakeside hotel is renowned for its warm welcome, real food and relaxed atmosphere.

Here in Gougane Barra Hotel we cater for small intimate weddings of up to 55 people with an exclusive use package

From our restaurant you and your guests can enjoy views of the chapel while you dine on a menu chosen personally by you, and after the meal you can celebrate into the night in our sitting rooms and bar which we utilise for entertainment and music.

We can tailor a reception to suit your preferences and your taste to make your special day, a day to cherish for the rest of your life, and can add on such extras as drinks receptions, freshly homemade scones with jam and cream, sandwiches etc.

Our hotel is available for weddings in April, May, June, September and October and we advise checking availability of St. Finbarr’s Oratory with the Parish secretary, Colette, on +353 87 784 2534.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue Type:

Civil Ceremony License
Exclusive Use
In the Country
Small Hotel

Dining Options:

Alcohol Licence
Seated Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Live Band Facilities

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple

Venue Staff Assistance:

Wedding Coordinator

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
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