• Welcome to our Butler House Blog

    Welcome to our Butler House Blog! Following the launch of our brand new website in April 2019, we are delighted to introduce our new Blog.

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  • Butler House - A Venue for All Seasons

    Situated in the heart of Kilkenny City, Butler House is ultimately a bespoke venue. From barefoot humanist ceremonies on the lawn, evening and weekend civil ceremonies for as little as four guests to a banquet of 60 guests, the historic house and garden provide the perfect backdrop for your dream wedding!

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  • Choosing Your Wedding Bands - Rita from Lorimat

    We were delighted to be asked to write a Blog for Butler House as part of their Wedding Series. Oh how we love talking all things wedding rings! So let's dive straight in shall we?

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  • Choosing Your Wedding Photographer - Ben Power

    With a myriad of photographers out there it can be daunting researching a photographer for your wedding. Start off with choosing what style may meet your vision of how you would like your day to be photographed, some styles tend to favour a documentary approach and some a classic structured look, so it is important to understand which style suits you both best. Here are some of my tips for choosing the right photographer for you!

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  • Getting Your Hair Wedding Day Ready - Kapelli Hair

    First of all, 6 months in advance of the Wedding you need to consider your hair colour and work with your stylist to come up with a plan so that you can schedule your appointments to make sure you get what you are looking for, even to arrange colouring appointments around bridal dress fittings so that you will have a fresh blowdry every time you get your colour/highlights done, and that also gives you a chance to try our different hairstyles too!

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  • Choosing Your Bridal Bouquet - Orla from Soah Flowers

    Hi everyone! I'm Orla from Soah Flowers - an artisan floristry studio and flower farm based in Co. Kilkenny. It was lovely of Butler House to ask me to guest blog and I very quickly decided to write about my favourite floral piece - the bridal bouquet. Specifically, the process of choosing a wedding bouquet that will really suit your own style and make you feel incredibly special when holding it.

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  • Real Wedding - Frances Stynes and Thomas Cleary

    My name is Frances Stynes and I married my long-term partner Thomas Cleary. We have been together through thick and thin for 29 years and decided in 2018 to make it official.

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  • The Perfect Finishing Touches - Anne from The Butterslip

    So you've found "The One"!, After numerous flirtations, dates and distractions, you've finally committed to the perfect dress! It's like another love story only something is missing...the accessories.

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  • Your 12-Month Wedding Dress Timeline - Caroline from Jeutonic

    Shopping for your wedding dress is undoubtedly one of (if not THE) most exciting parts of wedding planning! It’s fun, but can feel a little overwhelming if you’re not 100% sure where (or when) to start looking. We’ve created your wedding dress timeline below so you can start planning the shopping appointment of your dreams...

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  • Win a Facial at Mint Medispa, Kilkenny!

    We are delighted to be partnering with Mint Medispa to give away a Bio-Penta Facial to one lucky winner...

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  • The Medieval Mile Museum, Kilkenny - A Truly Unique Wedding Venue...

    If you are looking for a wedding venue with a difference, our sister property, the Medieval Mile Museum offers a truly unique space. Situated right in the heart of Kilkenny City, on Ireland's Medieval Mile, the Museum provides a stunning backdrop for your special day. Steeped in history, the 13th century St Mary's church and graveyard is the finest example of a medieval church in Ireland.

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  • Head Chef Gerard Dunnes Tarte Tatin

    Head Chef Gerard Dunne has given us his recipe for his Butler House Walled Garden Apple Tarte Tatin.

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