This imposing mansion, tucked into the gorgeous Co. Laois countryside, is all lush interiors, glittering French chandeliers and ancestral portraits.

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Pitch a marquee in the lush landscaped grounds and let guests explore the walled gardens, Edwardian rockery and boating lake, before heading indoorsfor cocktails by the library fire and a bespoke menu by Bronx-born chef Ryan Murphy.

Ceremony capacity: 130; www.ballyfin.com