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  • The walk down the aisle #weddings #ireland @martinstownhouse

  • Sheila over @chic_n_sugar delivered these incredible cakes for the celebration of Martin and Jackie. The detail in the sugar flowers, bark, and topper is just so good we nearly didn't want anyone to eat it! Delicious cake art at its finest. @martinstownhouse . . . . #weddingcake #weddingcakeinspiration #caketopper #cakeart #cakeartist #sugarflowers #brideandgroom #mrandmrs #chicnsugar #kildare #alternativevenue #ireland #lpmbohemia #singingintherain #daffodils #chocolatebark

  • A big congratulations to Carla and Stephen! We had a ball celebrating with them this weekend @martinstownhouse . . . . #festivalwedding #weddinginspo #blushingbride #bridalparty #vw #volkswagen #bunting #photobooth #alternativevenue #kildare #irishwedding #countryhouse #exclusive #vintage #teadress

  • Here's a little bridesmaid inspiration for you on this fine bank holiday. I think it's time we brought the floppy hat back into fashion.

  • #nofilter We're feeling grateful for the return of green @martinstownhouse . . . . #emeraldisle #ireland #intokildare #martinstownhouse #countryhouse #weddings #50shadesofgreen

  • Oh, hi, ladies. #poultryofinstagram #freerange #pekingduck #countryhouse #ireland @martinstownhouse

  • Dessert: a Martinstown House Neapolitan: whipped goats cheese with orange & maple syrup, brandy & chocolate mousse & a strawberry fool!

  • Working lunch today: organic Irish salmon with crispy skin, roast baby beets, garlic & lime fried asparagus, saffron hollandaise, carrots, green beans & spuds!

  • A romantic anniversary dinner for two (nearly 3!) in our yellow sitting room. @martinstownhouse #firstanniversary #romance #weddings #yellowhouse #yellowroom #countryhouse #ireland #hiddenireland

  • An incredible floral display for this weekend's wedding! @martinstownhouse #weddingflowers #weddinginspo #marqueewedding #ireland #walledgarden #unique #flowerpower #garden @lpmbohemia @higm_help_im_getting_married @confettimagazine @onefabday @weddingsonline @helpmeimgettingmarried

  • Congratulations to Jane and Brian who shared their amazing wedding day with us yesterday. It turned out to be a perfect day for a garden ceremony @martinstownhouse #gardenceremony #destinationwedding #walledgarden #flowerbeds #ireland #gardenwedding . . . . @weddingflowersbyjosephine.ie @hidden_ireland @onefabday @higm_help_im_getting_married @weddingsonline @confettimagazine @intokildare

  • Late night laughs @martinstownhouse with @cottonwood.cottage #weddings #latenights #ireland #bunting #destinationwedding #oldfriendsnewfriends #alternativevenue

  • The Woodlands is our new pavilion tucked into the laurel trees. Perfect for weddings of any size, it matches beautifully with the ruins from the old greenhouse c.1812-1816. The flowers beds now act as a stage for ceremonies, meetings, and gigs. @martinstownhouse #healingceremony #weddings #rustic #woodlands #energy #healing #birdsong #ireland #spiritualist #martinstownhouse

  • The Drawing Room set for a beautiful dinner @martinstownhouse @eventwaiter does a great job with us at every event! #hiddenireland #foodiewedding #martinstownhouse #destinationwedding #drawingroom #yellowhouse @hidden_ireland

  • Flowers galore @martinstownhouse for Bridget and Charlie's incredibly special wedding ceremony. #outdoorwedding #martinstownhouse #woodlandwedding #ritual #energy #healing #destinationwedding #ireland #irelandsancienteast #hiddenireland @spiritualceremoniesirl @eventwaiter

  • Drinks reception on the front lawn? You bet! Bessie the Vintage Caravan adds a bit of personality and flair. @martinstownhouse . . . . #tizus #martinstownhouse #weddingreception #ireland #destinationwedding #countryhouse #irishcountryhouse #irishamerican #hiddenireland #blueskies #intokildare #caravan #vintage #alternativevenue #alternativewedding #weddings #weddinginspo #junebugweddings @hidden_ireland @intokildare @onefabday @weddingsonline @confettimagazine @higm_help_im_getting_married @tourismireland @kildarevillage

  • Our VW makes the perfect boho photo booth! @martinstownhouse #tizus #volkswagen #bus #hippievan #weddinginspiration #ireland #splitscreen #bunting #bohostyle #props #photobooth #martinstownhouse #ireland

  • A beautiful ceremony on a beautiful summer's day @martinstownhouse #tizus #martinstownhouse #rustic #chandelier #destinationwedding #irishamerican #ireland

  • The bride with her father @martinstownhouse #tizus #destinationwedding #woodlandwedding #ireland #martinstownhouse

  • A damson tree evening @martinstownhouse #nofilter #damsonplum #damson #martinstownhouse #weddings #perfectday #irishcountryhouse

  • We put strawberries in a small planter and today we picked quite a few! #homegrown #strawberries #strawberryhillgothic #martinstownhouse #countryhouse #ireland #martinstownhouse @martinstownhouse

  • Co. Kildare, Ireland, or Illinois, USA? In this heat, who can tell? . . . . #nofilter #heatwave #ireland #irelandsancienteast #martinstownhouse #farm #intokildare #bales #maybeillinois @martinstownhouse

  • Summer's got us feeling our festival vibes @martinstownhouse #vwbus #volkswagen #splitscreen #festivalvibes #ireland #intokildare #martinstownhouse #weddinginspiration #bohowedding #classic #summertime

  • Flowers from the garden in the Bird Room @martinstownhouse #flowerobsession #walledgarden #birdprint #birdroom #hiddenireland #countryhouse #flowers

  • Freshly picked from the garden and arranged beautifully by Roisín @martinstownhouse #flowerobsession #walledgarden #ireland #weddings #flowersofinstagram #stopandsmellthem #martinstownhouse @hidden_ireland @tourismireland

  • Elderflower for our homemade cordial @martinstownhouse . . . #ireland #elderflower #diy #countryhouse #elderflowercordial #homemade #homegrown #natural #martinstownhouse @hidden_ireland @tourismireland @intokildare

  • Our garden extends right into the marquee with the chinoiserie lining. It's so unique and vibrant. . . . . . . Venue @martinstownhouse Tent from @lpmbohemia Photograph @olgahoganphotography @hidden_ireland #marqueewedding #chinoiserie #ireland #destinationwedding #countryhouse #vintage #alternativevenue #alternativewedding #uniquewedding

  • Oh no! Ireland has lost a true great.

  • Tomato soup with smoked paprika, lime zest and garnished with basil, served in a shot glass. One of our many canapés served this evening! #canapes #soup #tomatotomahto #foodie #weddings #cheflife @martinstownhouse