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The ideal location for an intimate wedding

Radiating in historic charm, The Old Courthouse has taken pride of place in Donegal’s County Town of Lifford for over 270 years. Today, it’s 18th Century Courtroom still maintains it’s stunning neo-classical design, with its marvellous windows and remarkable high ceilings, providing an intimate and unique venue for your special day.

We pride ourselves on our flexibility, allowing guests the opportunity to create their ideal dream day within the grounds of The Old Courthouse. Our Weddings at The Old Courthouse package provides you with everything you will need for your wedding celebration, and the ability to sculpt your own vision around this with any added extras you would like. After all, this is your dream day and our role is to help you make it a reality.

Couples are also provided with complimentary use of our historic Grand Jury Room for ceremonies, and with a large riverside courtyard to the rear of the building, ideal for a large marquee, the possibilities and configurations are endless for creating a ceremony that is perfect for you.

Enjoy your stunning wedding banquet in the comfort of our main Courtroom, catered by our experienced itchen team who will work with you to create the perfect menu for you and your guests. Then you can dance the night away in breathtaking surroundings, with everything you’d need to make perfect memories .

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Complimentary use of The Grand Jury Room for your civil ceremony

Crisp white linen tablecloths & napkins

High-backed upholstered chairs Vintage brass candlestick centrepieces & rose garlands

Champagne reception for the happy couple Tea, coffee & shortbread on arrival for wedding guests

Exquisite five course wedding banquet with choice of two starters, a soup course, two main courses, two desserts & tea/coffee to finish

Complimentary pour of wine for meals & speeches

Evening buffet with choice of finger food & sandwiches or chip shop style cones, all with complementary tea/coffee

Wireless microphone for speeches

Riverside photo opportunities in the Courtyard Exclusive use of the The Old Courthouse for your wedding guests only

Assistance in all stages of your planning journey from our experienced events team

This all inclusive package provides you with all the essentials you need to make your day special, but we’re also happy to help accommodate couples who wish to build upon this. You are more than welcome to bring your own extras and add your own personality to what is after all, your day.

Wedding table set at Lifford Courthouse

Wedding Banquet & Evening Buffet

Craft your perfect wedding menu from our selection of starters, soups, main courses & desserts. Our package allows you to choose two starters, one soup course, two main courses & two desserts for your menu, followed by tea/coffee.

Craft your own evening reception for your guests with a choice between a traditional buffet of sandwiches & finger food or our popular chip shop style cones. Both options include complimentary tea/coffee for all guests.

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Make your special day even more special

All Weddings at The Old Courthouse include complimentary use of our historic Grand Jury Room for your ceremony. Perfectly complimenting the charm of our Courtroom, the Grand Jury Room is steeped in history and is a wonderful room for an intimate ceremony, seating 50 guests.

For guests looking for an alternative, our large riverside Courtyard at the rear of the building provides a stunning outdoor space for ceremonies and our main Courtroom can also be adapted for ceremonies if requested, seating up to 150 guests.

We encourage you to put your own personality on your special day and are extremely happy for couples to use third party vendors for any aspect of their experience at The Old Courthouse. We will be delighted to assist you with this and in most cases can provide access to the venue the evening before the big day to accommodate any and all set up required. If you have a dream in mind, just talk to us and we can try to get you set up with someone to make it a reality.

Alongside welcoming outside vendors, we are also able to offer a number of extras to couples directly.

a spectacular backdrop to your nuptials.

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The Old Courthouse,
The Diamond, Lifford,
Co.Donegal, Ireland, F93 CD6F

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Office: +353 74 914 1733

Out of Office: +353 87 2669 257

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This project is supported by the Department of Rural and Community Development and Pobal through the Community Services Programme.