Wedding Venue Donegal Town

Donegal Town is well served with fine hotels including the first 5 star hotel in the county at Lough Eske.

The town is very popular for weddings and has 3 churches and there are 3 Catholic chapels also. And then there are 5 hotels in the near vicinity of the town. On the outskirts then there are also a few more popular venues. And there is loads of choice for locations for photos and video. Detailed below is some information which I hope you might find useful.


Churches in Donegal Town

donegal town chapel
Donegal Town Chapel

St Patricks: in the centre of Donegal Town. Parish Priest is Fr William Peoples and he can be contacted on 074-9721026. The church dates from 17th March 1935 and is built of local Barnesmore granite.

St Agatha’s Chapel, Clar: The curate here is Fr Danny McBrearty and his number is 074-9721093. Clar Chapel is 2 miles outside Donegal Town on the Ballybofey side and dates from 1871 much older than the town chapel

St Mary’s Killymard Chapel: Just over the far bank of the river Eske lies the parish of Killymard. Parish priest is Fr Franics McLoone and the parochial house is reached on 074-9721929 or by email at Built in 1984 it is the newest chapel in the town.

Church of Ireland: Much photographed building beside the O’Donnell Castle in the town centre. Rev David Huss can be contacted at The Rectory, Ballyshannon Rd, Donegal Town, Co Donegal. He is also responsible for the parish churches at Killymard, Laghey and Lough Eske.

Methodist Church: One church in town but 3 churches altogether (Ballintra and Inver also) – looked after by Rev William Newell. Contact at the church website.

Presbyterian Church: Contact Rev Stephen Richmond on 074 97 21113 or via Church website on


Wedding Hotels in Donegal Town

mill park donegal
Millpark Donegal

Mill Park Hotel: Popular wedding venue on it’s own private grounds around 1km from the town centre.

Solis Lough Eske Hotel: 5 star Hotel beside Lough Eske. Donegal’s first 5 star hotel. Beautiful castle location.

Harvey’s Point Country Hotel: Another of Donegal & Ireland’s top wedding venues.

central hotel donegal
Central hotel Donegal

Abbey Hotel: One of Donegal’s longest established hotels and very popular town centre location.

Central Hotel: next door to the Abbey is the Central Hotel and its Grand Ballroom.

 So now that you have your venue and church sorted…