The Red Door Country House wins Restaurant Venue of the Year 2016

We are delighted to announce that The Red Door Country House has won Restaurant Venue of the Year at the weddingsonline 2016 Awards for the third year in a row!

The 2016 award winners were revealed on Monday February 15th at The Grand Hotel Malahide, Dublin during a glamorous black tie gala ceremony.

The country’s finest wedding businesses and services gathered at the prestigious event to celebrate the winners of Ireland’s most coveted annual wedding awards.

Unfortunately The Red Door team couldn’t attend the event at the last minute, but our good friend Jay Doherty, (who is practically one of the team!), accepted the award on our behalf – thanks Jay!

Over 35,000 couples voted for their favourite suppliers and venues in a range of categories, who were then judged by a panel of digital marketing professionals and wedding industry experts. Judges this year were Sara Kennedy, sales & marketing specialist and wedding blogger for, Gareth Dunlop; CEO at Fathom, a user experience consultancy, Mark Richardson, Ireland’s leading sales and communication skills expert and founder of and Ken Fitzpatrick, CEO of the Digital Marketing Institute.

The 36 categories in the weddingsonline Awards 2016 include a range of wedding services offered to engaged couples nationwide, from venues to photographers, to planners and florists.

The annual weddingsonline Awards which are now in their 7th year, have become the industry standard, rewarding the professionalism, dedication and exceptional service given by the Irish wedding industry,” said Peter Bryans, MD of weddingsonline. “I know that all involved, both nominees and winners alike, are delighted and proud that their dedication and hard work has been acknowledged by couples all over the country, and so they should be.”

We would like to thank all the past wedding couples who left 5 star reviews of their experience and got us through to the final. Thanks also to the expert judges for appreciating the effort and attention to detail we put into each and every wedding at The Red Door. This recognition is absolutely amazing for us and comes just as we celebrated our 7th year in business this weekend”, Leanne Doohan, Sales & Marketing Manager.

For more information about weddings at The Red Door Country House, Fahan, Inishowen, Co. Donegal, see our weddings section or come along to our wedding fayre tonight (Tuesday 16th February) from 6-9pm.

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