Donegal’s Lough Eske Castle has been crowned as Castle Venue of the Year 2022 in the weddingsonline awards.

The winners of the highly coveted weddingsonline awards 2022 were announced yesterday at a gala dinner celebration at the incredible Mullingar Park Hotel.

350 wedding professionals attended the prestigious event, where winners from across the country were celebrated for their excellence in the wedding business.

Lough Eske Castle Wedding Planner Simon Petka with Yvonne Dillon Murray (The Wedding Concierge Agency) and Keith Kingston (weddingsonline), taken last night at Mullingar Park Hotel, Co. Westmeath, Monday 28th March 2022.

Judges described Lough Eske Castle as a venue that is “redefining luxury in the North West. Modern and elegant, it is the perfect place to hold your wedding ceremony and reception. The elegant ballroom extends into your own exclusive tranquil gardens which offer fantastic picture opportunities.

Lough Eske Castle outside Donegal

Speaking at the event, Jonathan Bryans (weddingsonline – Commercial Director) said, “We were thrilled to have such a fantastic turnout and to celebrate the wonderful achievements of so many. The wedding industry has been hit hard in recent years and there is huge optimism now for what will be the busiest couple of years for weddings in Ireland ever.“

The team of judges included: Sara Kennedy, an award winning digital marketer with extensive knowledge about weddings; Terry Lewis, a former national and international wedding award winner and author of ’12 Habits Of Successfully Booked Up Wedding Suppliers’; and Yvonne Dillon Murray, who is from The Wedding Concierge Agency and has over 10 years experience working with top Irish wedding brands.