Here’s what everyone

else is saying



"We had an absolutely marvellous evening at RHK. Catherine and all the RHK staff did a terrific job. Nothing was too much trouble and everyone was most helpful. In fact, our dealings with RHK were more than satisfactory at all times. The venue will remain high on our hit list for future concerts if circumstances allow. The Royal Hospital itself was looking splendid in the beautiful May sunshine and people were delighted with the entire experience. Very many thanks for all your help."


Geoff Simpson

AIB Choral Society


"The event was very successful from our perspective and we have received only positive feedback from participants and speakers alike. The arrangements on the day were superb as was the cooperation from all involved. I would particularly like to thank you and your colleagues at RHK for your support and assistance over the past six months, culminating on the day. It would not have been possible to achieve the positive outcome without this support."


Gerard Keown

Deputy Director, OSCE Chairmanship Taskforce, Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade


"It was a pleasure working with you, you make everything so easy and your delivery is always 110%."


Edel Ryan

Age and Opportunity – Three-Day Conference


"Enterprise Ireland organised an event hosted by An Taoiseach at the RHK, where we had the honour of receiving Vice President Xi Jinping from China. The event was a resounding success and its impact on our relationship with China should not be underestimated. The venue was perfect and Catherine O’Byrne and her team could not have been more helpful and accommodating. They certainly went the “extra mile”. Enterprise Ireland organises hundreds of global events annually and this was up there with the best of them, thanks again to Catherine."


Frank Ryan

Enterprise Ireland


"Thank you so much for your hard work and professionalism ensuring we had a very special evening at The Royal Hospital. Your genuine interest and love of the historic venue was so evident in all of our dealings and it made it all the more special for us.  I really hope we can get the opportunity to avail of the venue again."


Claire Cusack

Allianz Worldwide Care



"Barnardos Spirit of Christmas was held in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham.  The attention to detail, care, responsiveness and star service shown to us from the moment we booked our event in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham was phenomenal, it seemed as if nothing was too much trouble. All of the staff provided a high level of service over the celebrations to us and our guests.  We look forward to returning to the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in the future."


Lisa Bryan



"I would like to say what a great success our MISSOC Meeting and Gala Dinner was.  The RHK looked splendid on the evening of the Gala Dinner and was much appreciated by all the guests who attended. I would particular like to thank Catherine O’Byrne for all her help and also the very professional manner in which the meeting room was set up and the courtesy and good humour of all the RHK staff during the two days."


Ann Mulrennan

Dept. of Social and Family Affairs



"The 02 Event was an outstanding success due in no small part to the excellent co-operation and assistance we received in the planning stages combined with the professional and efficient support by RHK staff at the event itself.  EuroEvents work in many venues in Dublin and countrywide and I can say without hesitation that the RHK team is second to none. We will continuously recommend the RHK to our clients and we look forward to working with Catherine O’Byrne again."


Robert O’Dowd




"It was fantastic on Saturday night and thank you so much for everything. The venue added so much to the occasion, everyone is buzzing about it. You and your team were great too. Thanks again for all your hard work."


Maeve O’Mara

Irish Times


"The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation is a registered charity supporting families of children with severe neurological conditions and life limiting illnesses. Each year we host a Family Day at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham. It is the one day of the year where parents meet other parents in a similar situation to their own, it is also a great day out for the healthy siblings of our babies and for many it is the only family day out they get each year, as all the special needs of the babies are catered for. With magic shows, bouncy castles face painters and much more the day has always proved a great success. Of course none of this would be possible without the help of Catherine O’Byrne, Event Manager, and the OPW who are always welcoming and helpful.  They go out of their way to make our families feel at home – nothing is ever too much trouble. The venue itself is perfect for our families, allowing space for them to wonder at their leisure in a stress free environment. For many years we have formed a great relationship with Catherine and the team and look forward to yet another year of organising our day of fun."


Tracey Marsden

Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation


"A huge thank you for making the preparations and the event a huge success. It was a real pleasure working with you and we were overwhelmed by the lovely remarks and positive feedback we got from our guests."


Jennifer O’Connell

Opera Ireland


"I have worked with the Royal Hospital Kilmainhan for a number of years and its versatility as a location for all type of events from business focused conferences to a sparkling location for a gala dinner, makes it a very unique venue in Dublin. Catherine O’Byrne and her team could not be more helpful in dealing with all requests and questions for planning of an event and are always onsite to ensure the smooth running on the day."


Sinead Marrinan



"Feedback from the team on the event at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham was very positive. All - without exception - were delighted with the venue and  The day was amazing Catherine, everything was perfect in our opinion. The outside looked wonderful and everything was set up to a tee. The Baroque Room looked amazing, it really is a remarkable room. All in all it was perfect and we would just like to thank you and everyone at the RHK for a wonderful evening.”


Eilish Matthews

RNLI Ireland

Thank you so much for organising a most amazing wedding day. We really enjoyed every second of it.”


Rachel and Laurent


"Thank you so much for everything you did; you were so accommodating at such short notice - it goes to show that with the right people, weddings really aren't that hard to arrange.”


Ailish and Eugene


The minute we saw the RHK, we fell in love with the place. Every time we visited in preparation, we got so excited about the beautiful, historical building and all the options of rooms and gardens, all equally stunning. Catherine is an absolute pleasure to work with and she made the whole planning stage a dream- effusing it with warmth, welcome and practical common sense. We knew we were in safe hands throughout and on the day, with Catherine and the staff of the RHK. The day was magical and everyone remarked on what a fabulous location the RHK is as a wedding venue. We would do it all again in a heartbeat."


Conor and Mary



“The RHK is definitely the most desirable wedding venue in Dublin. The buildings and gardens are magnificent but the extra dimension comes from the welcoming and efficient approach to the families and bridal couples which you offer. You promised that the RHK would be magical on the day and so it was.”


Cliona & Michael (Parents of Bride)


"I cannot thank you enough for the outstanding personal effort you put into the day for us. It was much appreciated how nothing was too much trouble for you and your staff. The caterers were superb and the good rapport you have with them showed. We have received universal praise from all our guests. I would recommend the RHK without reservation. We have great memories.”


Fionnuala May (Mother of Bride)



“The RHK is such a stunning venue - our guests were truly blown away by their surroundings, and it was just the backdrop we had dreamed . We would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending the RHK as a wedding venue to any couple planning their special day.”


Ailbhe & Mark



"Catherine and team, thank you so much for all your hard work to make our day so special. We really appreciate it and everyone raved about the venue."


Debs and Glenn



"We had a totally perfect wedding day, and we are so glad we chose RHK as our venue. Everything was exactly how we imagined, one big party in the most beautiful venue, with all our friends and family! We received lots of compliments on the venue as well, so that's a good sign! Thanks again to you and the team for all your help in the build-up, and on the big day itself. We really appreciate all the care and effort that went into everything."


Lisa and Conor



"A belated but heartfelt thanks for all your help with our wedding celebrations. You have been an absolute star from the moment we viewed the venue, it was an absolute pleasure to deal with you."


Charmaine and Sean


"Thank you so much for all your help and support and for facilitating our very special day in RHK. The venue was perfect, and was highly complimented by several of our guests and of course looked stunning on a really fantastic summer's day."

James and Sherry


"Just dropping you a mail to say a huge THANK YOU to you and all the team! The venue was amazing on the day and our guests were stunned by it. All of our family and friends loved the venue and thoroughly enjoyed the day! It was a pleasure dealing with you all. Thanks so much again."


Patrick and Ciara


"Thank you for all your help in organising our wedding. We had an absolutely brilliant day and so many of our guests commented that it was a lovely wedding venue."


Eoghan and Sorcha


"Catherine, just to say thank you so much for helping ensure that we had a fabulous day

and everything you have done to get us there."


Bri and Lou



"Thank you so much for all your help in the run up to and on the day of our wedding. We really were delighted with everything and will cherish the happy memories we have of the RHK."


Orla and Jay



"The RHK is a beautiful treasure so close to Dublin and one we were very lucky to find. We couldn’t have hoped for a better wedding venue and for more attentive staff."


Liz and Colin



"Thank you for such a special and wonderful day in the RHK on Saturday. Everyone was highly impressed with the venue, food and hospitality. I was amazed at all the Dubs who had never been there before. Thank you Catherine for the large part you played in making

it such a joyous occasion for us."


Rob and Paula



"Catherine and team, just wanted to send a little note to say thank you so much for all your help, support and advice in the lead up to and day of our wedding. The venue was fantastic, everyone loved it."


Sarah and Mark



"The minute we saw the RHK, we fell in love with the place. Every time we visited in preparation, we got so excited about the beautiful, historical building and all the options of rooms and gardens, all equally stunning. You are an absolute pleasure to work with and made the whole planning stage a dream- effusing it with warmth, welcome and practical common sense.  We knew we were in safe hands throughout and on the day itself which was magical and everyone remarked on what a fabulous location the RHK is as a wedding venue. We would do it all again in a heartbeat!"


Siobhan and Ben


The Royal Hospital Kilmainham

Military Road, Dublin 8, Ireland


Phone +353 (0)1 612 9903 Fax +353 (0)1 671 7202