We have a list of local baby sitters who are familiar with Ballybeg house. If you like, we can organise a suitable babysitter for the young ones attending your wedding. Fees are at the babysitters' discretion and we recommend this is agreed in advance.
References are also available on request for each of our recommended child-minders.
Fiona and Joe will look after the transport needs of your guests should they wish to engage in a glass of champagne on your wedding day! They can transport your guests to and from the church, Ballybeg and their chosen accommodation. They are Ballybeg’s number one reliable and cost-efficient taxi services.
Tel: Fiona on +353 (0)86 8157065.
Tel: Joe on +353 (0)87 9942409.
If you decide not to use the ceremony room at Ballybeg there are a number of churches in the area that will suit your religious ceremony:
Crossbridge Church Tinahely.
Small, quaint church.
Contact: Fr. Raymond Gahan on +353 (0)402 38188.
Kilcommon Church Tinahely.
Church of Ireland.
Contact: The Rev. Ruth Elms on +353 (0)402 28922.
Aughrim Church Aughrim.
15 minutes drive from Ballybeg.
Contact: Edward Barry on +353 (0)402 36298.
St Patricks & St. Killians Clara Vale, Rathdrum.
30 min. drive from Ballybeg.
Saint Columbas Church Greenann.
25 minutes drive from Ballybeg.
Contact: details up soon.
Beauty Sparkles Skincare & Beauty Salon, Tinahely.
Your look can be created from your own inspiration, magazines, photos,high fashion or Louise will use her experience and creativity to create a unique look. Louise will take time to get to know each bride's personality so she will look and feel like herself only more radiant and beautiful. High quality, photo-friendly products are used for each makeover and detailed advice is given on how to maintain the look throughout your big day.
Tel: Louise on +353 (0)87 6483431.
Blush Make-Up Nicola Walsh.
Nicola has gained many years experience both in Ireland and abroad in the makeup and beauty industry. She is a professionally qualified Make-up Artist and Beautician. She has also created her own professional range of makeup, which is produced in the same place as top current brands. Blush make-up offers a flawless long-lasting fresh finish. Nicola is also available to call in to Ballybeg brides for Shellac Nails, Nail Painting, and Pedicures the evening before their wedding. Nicola can also arrange a hair stylist to accompany her on the morning of your wedding. Nicola was recently named 'Bridal Makeup Artist of the Year 2012'.
Make Up by Clare.
Clare's passion is making women feel and look like the best version of themselves and sharing one of the happiest days of their lives is just a bonus. Clare will come to Ballybeg and work her magic. You can see samples of Clare's work on her website and facebook page. Email Clare for a quote.
Sue Doyle Make Up Artist
Sue is a freelance make up artist from Dublin. She has numerous weddings and editorials in her portfolio. Her creative skill and her professional and warm personality make her a favourite with clients all over. Sue recommends you keep tear sheets of images you like from magazines and other media and she can adapt them to suit your face shape and characteristics.
Please contact her today to arrange a trial.
Tel: Sue on +353 (0)87 6898052.
Up to My Eyes
Up to My Eyes lashes should only be worn by those who can handle envious friends, green-eyed colleagues and drooling significant others... Ideal for a bride! With the largest range of eyelash extensions in Ireland, we specialise in stunning MINK LASHES as well as other industry-leading trends. Guaranteed you'll be batting those luscious lashes in delight. Eyelash extensions are fun and glamorous, making your eyes look bigger, more defined and fantastic even with little or no make-up. For more information
Tel: Elaine on +353 (0)87 2363101.
Up Styles Hair by Michelle
Michelle is an experienced mobile hairdresser from Wicklow, offering a professional and personal mobile service throughout the County. Based in Aughrim and offering a full range of hairdressing services, including Bridal/Up Styles, Blowdrying and Setting, GHD Curls, Mens and Childrens Hair. Whether you are a bride to be, a bridesmaid or guest at Ballybeg and you would like the convenience of having your hair done in a location that suits you.
Tel: Michelle on +353 (0)86 8356036.
New-U Hair Salon Tinahely.
We are one of the few salons in the area that are specialists in wedding hair styles. New-U Hair Salon, is located only 5 mins drive from Ballybeg House. At New-U we will help you choose a hair style depending on the theme of your day. We pride ourselves on being a very clean, friendly and extremely professional salon with experienced and qualified friendly staff. We cater for all wedding parties, big and small. Special packages can be arranged to suit your needs including trials, early morning appointments, etc. If necessary, we can call to you on location to make your wedding more special. For more information:
Tel: New-U on +353 (0)402 28815.
Siobhra Flynn Hairsylist.
Siobhra has over ten years experience, won awards and has trained with a high established company. Currently running her own mobile hairdressing buisness, Siobhra is based on the Carlow/Wicklow border and will travel to you to make your day as stress free as possible. Her specialty is upstyles - from classic 1950', to a simple romantic updo, Siobhra will do her utmost to ensure you have the perfect hair for your special day. In addition she also offers a range of other services for guests including blowdries, curls, sets and childrens hair. For more information:
Tel: Siobhra on +353 (0)85 2290959.
Sasha Rice Mobile Hairsylist.
Great hair begins with you! Individual features, characteristics and style have been carefully studied by Sasha thus helping to create the ultimate individual look that is effortlessly sophisticated. Sasha will consider the shape of your face, your sense of style, the angle of your jaw. With wedding hair styles, Sasha uses your best features and works upon these, helping to create a wonderful beautiful finished product to carry you through your day. Sasha is available for house calls to Ballybeg and Grouse Lodge.
We have been very lucky to have some exceptionally talented photographers at Ballybeg, some of whom have been kind enough to allow us show their pictures on this very website. Photographers we love at ballybeg:
Elma Murray Photography
Tel: +353 (0)1 295 4979 or +353 (0)87 2415384.
Rubistyle Amy French.
Brosnan Photographic Christina Brosnan.
Corrine Crennan Photography Corrine Crennan.
Lifting The Veil Nicola and Ronan.
Tel: +44 (0)77 31989749.
David McClelland Photography David McClelland.
Linda Clarke Linda Clarke.
Tel: +353 (0)85 7168543.
Keith Malone Wedding Films Keith Malone.
Tel: + 353 (0)87 6814208.
Tel: +353 (0)87 2818457.
Frame it Weddings Richie Kearney.
Memento Derek O' Rourke.