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.
Courtyard Classic Cars Ltd.
Michael McCarthy is happy to offer a beautiful selection of vintage and classic cars with or without Chauffeur for your wedding service.
Alyson is a professional makeup artist based in South Dublin specialising in bridal makeup. Alyson discovered her passion for makeup while training as a beauty therapist over a decade ago. Alyson trained alongside leading make up artists Kate Conkey, Zoe Clarke and Louise Constad and completed a Diploma in Fashion, Theatre & Media Make Up, CIBTAC, CIDESCO On your big day, Alyson will travel to where you are getting ready and will stay with you until you are ready to leave ensuring everyone looks fabulous!
Blush Make-Up & Hair Nicola Walsh.
Nicola is an award-winning makeup artist who has worked in the wedding industry for many years. She provides a professional service to many international brides who return home to Ireland to be married and visits Ballybeg brides on many occasions throughout the year. Her style of makeup is naturally beautiful, fresh and flawless. Her approach is professional and calm. Nicola is fully qualified in Hair, Makeup and Beauty Therapy and is also fully insured. View her website and facebook page for photo's and testimonials.
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.
Making Faces Makeup Studio
Making Faces Makeup Studio is based in Gorey, Co. Wexford. We offer a fantastic bridal makeup call out service to your location. All of our artists are extensively trained the Making Faces way by our lead make up artists and sisters Stacey & Apryl Brennan. With over 10 years of experience specialising in bridal makeup, our team of makeup artists will create a flawless picture perfect look for you on your special day. Contact our team to enquire about availability and details. Looking forward to hearing from you!
Tel: +353 (0)53 94 84448.
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.
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.
Claire is based in Dublin. She trained as a hair stylist with award winning stylist Pam Wrigley in London. During her training Claire became skilled in creating the classic wedding up-styles like the Chignon, the Audrey Hepburn, the Ballerina Bun as well as many red carpet looks. Claire is passionate about creating vintage styles too, such as glamorous Hollywood Waves, 1920's Finger Waves and 1940's Victory Rolls. She sometimes uses hair extensions for both length and/or volume, as they open up the possibility of many more kinds of styles.
Sian has been in the business for over 15 years and has been out of the salon working exclusively with brides for 4 years. Last year Sian won the “Mrs2be” Brides Choice Award for Best Wedding Hairstylist and also the Bash Magazine Best Bridal Hairstylist Award. Check out her website for images of her fabulous work.
Classic Cut Hair Studio 57 Main Street, Carnew.
Tracy will cater to all your wedding hair needs and can come to Ballybeg on the morning of the wedding to look after you. Only 15 minutes from Ballybeg. Trials also available.
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.
Something for Him! Experienced Barber.
Hot Towel Shaves and Gents Haircuts, Sean will come to Ballybeg and spruce up the Groom and Groomsmen!
• Hair and facial cuts
• Hot towel shaves
• Neck shaves
• Beard/eyebrow/nose trimming
• Hair styling
• Hair colouring
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.
Eoin Kirwan Photography
Tel: +353 (0)87 9683916.
Alan McCarthy Wedding Videographer
A regular at Ballybeg, Alan is an experienced Wicklow based videographer who guarantees to capture all the special moments from your wedding day in a relaxed unobtrusive style with packages to suit all tastes and budgets.
Tel: +353 (0)87 6739667.
B&G Joe Berg and Simeon Giles.
Frame it Weddings Richie Kearney.
Keith Malone Wedding Films Keith Malone.
Tel: + 353 (0)87 6814208.
Your Short Film Guy Robbins.
JA Branagan Ltd.
Our local wine specialists and importers Anna and Austin, can provide excellent wines and specialist advice for the big occasion. 'DiVine' wines at practical prices. Please contact us direct for more details.
Tel: Austin or Anna for more info on +353 (0)85 7031115.