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Awarded Wedding Entertainer of the Year 2011, Shane Black offers a new and interesting way to entertain your guests with his mind-bending close up magic and psychological illusions. More Derren Brown than Paul Daniels, Shane uses a blend of magic, suggestion, misdirection and psychological manipulation to create a fascinating new form of mystifying entertainment.

See photos from recent weddings on Shane’s Facebook page by clicking here.

As well as being the perfect ice-breaker, Shane’s act is a fantastic way to entertain your guests during the reception before the meal gets under way. During his performance, Shane begins with traditional sleight of hand effects, before moving on to more extraordinary mindreading feats with individual volunteers that quite simply, have to be seen to be believed. 

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Shane is available for Wedding Entertainment throughout Ireland and will ensure your special day is not only memorable but also truly magical for your guests.  Usual runtime is 2 - 3 hours depending on the number of guests.  

Shane is the most contactable he’s ever been...
By phone, Email, Website, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube ...
And he knows what you're thinking, "What about telepathy...?".

Yes, that too!

Click on the links below to connect with Shane Black online.

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Shane has had the privilege of performing for an impressive and growing list of corporate clients including:
Allied Irish Banks
Arvato Finance
Ashbourne Marriott Hotel
Ashville Media Group
Athlone IT
Bank of Ireland
Bank of Scotland (Ireland)
Brand People
Burlington Hotel
Carol Hanna & Associates
Carphone Warehouse
Chubb Insurance
Clarins (Ireland)
Clontarf Castle Hotel
Club Travel
CMS Marketing
Creative Events
Crown Plaza Hotel
Custom House Group
Daiichi Sankyo
Data Solutions
Dexia Bank
D.I.D. Electrical
Dr. Oetker
EBS Building Society
Elavon Financial Services
Elephant & Castle
Emo Oil
Enable Ireland
Event Plus
Frank Keane BMW
Friends First
Guinness Storehouse
Irish Psychics Live
IT Carlow
Jack & Jill Foundation
Keynote PCO
Law Society of Ireland
Midia Distribution
Murphy & Gunn BMW
O'Callaghan Hotel Group
Ocean PR
Platinum One Group
Powerscourt Golf Club
Realex Payments
Setanta Insurance
SportingBet Ireland
Swiss Re
Ted Baker
The Burlington Hotel
The Gibson Hotel
The Gresham Hotel
Thomas Sabo
Tulfarris Hotel
Tullow Oil
QBE Insurance Group
Ulster Bank Group
Verve Marketing
VHI Healthcare
Vodafone Ireland
Westwood Fitness
Zurich Life Assurance plc

"... an outstanding performance... unbelievable...” 
Danielle McKay, Google

... mind-blowing... I can’t recommend Shane Black highly enough.”
Belinda Daly, Diageo Ireland

"... Astonishing... very different from what we are used to seeing with other magicians... I still can’t figure out how you managed to tell me the name of my childhood pet which was French!"
Aurelie Ricard, Zurich Life Assurance plc

"...  the best we have ever seen... not to be missed... absolutely mind blowing magic that will wow everyone - even the sceptics out there!"
Elisa Fenlon, Bank of Ireland

... incredible!... had our guests talking all night and for a long time afterwards.”
Diane McLoughlin, Realm Communications (Irish Psychics Live)

...People were blown away and the feedback this morning was amazing!...”
Declan Morris, QBE Insurance Group Ltd.

"... a fantastic ice-breaker... We would highly recommend Shane as a first-class entertainer."
Anna Callaghan, KPMG

Read the full reviews on Shane’s website at


  • Just a quick email to say a very sincere "Thank You" for your enormous contribution to our guests enjoyment of the pre-dinner drinks reception on Friday last at the Wineport Lodge. Everyone, without exception, thoroughly enjoyed seeing you in action and are still talking positively about it. Again, many thanks and the best of luck for 2011.

    Submitted by Ed Bourke on Saturday 31 December 2021

  • To anyone considering hiring a magician for their party or event, I cannot recommend Shane Black highly enough. He is absolutely amazing. I contacted Shane when my partner and I were organizing our wedding party, and after I had carried out a lot of research into other acts, I was very intrigued as to what Shane could do. He promised something different and wow, did he deliver!

    Our guests were blown away with his skills and they are still talking about him now. Shane seems to have been the most memorable part of our party, and thats saying something when you consider that our party was Las Vegas style with all the trimmings. Shane actually worked the whole theme to his advantage and was at home with the cards and tables around him as he worked his magic.

    Shane's strengths are in his abilities and how he engages guests. I won't give away any details but Shane performed two signature effects in particular which just made everyones hair stand on end. Shane is a terrific magician but also a really nice guy. He puts you at ease from the first moment of contact, he is very easy to deal with and very funny too. Don't bother with any other research into other acts, I've done that. Take my word for it, book Shane. You won't be disappointed. I just want to express my deepest thanks to Shane for his work and for making our party so memorable.

    Submitted by Derek OReilly Glenview Hotel on Saturday 12 November 2021

  • "Thank you Shane for a fantastic evenings entertainment. You were completely mind blowing; my guests cannot stop talking about you. If you ever have a couple not sure if they should have you you get them to call me. I was not sure about your show and now think you were the best decision I made. Many thanks."

    Submitted by Sabrina and John, Adare Manor, Limerick on Saturday 5 November 2021

  • "Shane, you were absolutely fantastic! Anyone contemplating Shane for a function just go for it... so entertaining and he even had the biggest critics raving about him! You're a gent and I really appreciate the overtime you did!"

    Submitted by Nadia and John Boyne Hill House, Navan on Monday 31 October 2021

  • "Shane, thank you so much for amazing our wedding guests on Friday. They are still talking about you! It was a night that we will never forget. Thanks a million!"

    Submitted by Fiona & Dan Shelbourne Hotel on Friday 7 October 2021

  • "Hey Shane, I just wanted to say a huge thank you for performing for our guests the night of our wedding. You were unbelievable and all our guests loved you and couldn't get enough of you. They are blaming you for our first dance being so late as no wanted to leave you in the bar! My dad was just completely taken aback by you I don't think he could believe his eyes, he has been talking about you ever since! People ask how the wedding was; he says Shane Black was amazing!
    Also I wanted to say thank you so much for staying on way past your scheduled time, you are a pure professional and a pleasure to be around. Also we would like to thank you for waiting on Ryan and I to do our first dance and then taking us aside for our private magic performance. We really did appreciate that, as I would have been sick if I missed you.
    Thanks again for everything Shane; you are a true gent and pure talent."

    Submitted by Susan and Ryan Sheridan Kinnity Castle on Saturday 1 October 2021

  • "Hi Shane, I just wanted to thank ou again for the most fantastic entertainment. We had so many comments even from the skeptics! Everyone commented on how amazed they were. I only went back to work today and they were all still amazed 3 weeks later! And not to mention how much myself and Neil were left with our jaws open!"

    Submitted by Christine and Neil Lyrath Hotel, Kilkenny on Friday 16 September 2022

  • Shane, what can I say that 100's of people haven't said before? You were an amazing bonus as entertainment at our Wedding. ALL of the guests were blown away. We saw magic in front of our very own eyes. It would have been good to get some reaction photos, they'd be priceless. And how can you pick memories out of peoples heads?

    Submitted by Keelin and Niall on Thursday 15 September 2022

  • Hi Shane, I just want to thank you so much for entertaining everyone at our wedding on Friday, you were the talk of the night. The photos are fantastic, the expressions are hilarious and you really wowed everyone! Keep up the good work!

    Submitted by Sinead and James McCormack on Friday 9 September 2022

  • Shane, anyone I have seen since the wedding has not stopped commenting on your entertainment that evening. I think you left a few people shell shocked! All along I was looking for something different for the entertainment in the evening rather than the usual and I found that in your performance, you are a great entertainer. Wishing you all the success in the future and I will be recommending you to others. Once again thank you so much for entertaining us on our Big Day.

    Submitted by Brenda & Brian Gaffney on Friday 2 September 2022

  • Surprise surprise that there isn't a negative comment on your page and nor will there be, we got married on Aug 18th and had Shane do the entertainment at our reception whilst we were having our photographs done, this was by far and away one of the best choices we made in organising our wedding, when booking most things for our wedding we looked for recommendations, well if you are considering Shane you are lucky to have come across him and go no further, I only hope that my recommendation is a help to all involved as just a small thank you to Shane for making our special day even better. Thank you again Shane.

    Submitted by Ronan and Niamh on Monday 22 August 2022

  • Hi Shane, thanks so much for an excellent performance on our Wedding Day. Everybody thought you were fantastic, they're still talking about you! You were worth every penny and we'll be highly recommending you in the future.

    Submitted by Emma Ni Bhroin & Ronan Brophy on Friday 19 August 2022

  • Hi Shane, You were at our wedding party on the 6th. We are still getting comments about you. You were BRILLIANT. I have to also say a big thank you for how patient you were with all that was going on, and how well you worked the room. Thank you, best wishes and hope to see you again sometime!

    Submitted by Claudia & Paul on Saturday 6 August 2022

  • Hi Shane. I would just like to say thank you for entertaining at our wedding on the 4th of August. Everyone was talking about you for days! It was a great experience, but a little frightening how good you are! Thanks again.

    Submitted by David Doyle & Bella Culligan Doyle on Thursday 4 August 2022

  • Shane, thank you so much for performing at our wedding last night. You were truly incredible and our guests are raving about you. Thanks also for spending time with Diarmuid, our little 11 year old budding magician. I think meeting you has made his year!

    Submitted by Danielle and Paul on Wednesday 15 June 2022

  • Many thanks for attending our wedding on the 15th of July. Everyone was enthralled and baffled with the performances. We are absolutely delighted that we booked you and won't hesitate to recommend you to any potential clients. It was great to have something unique at our wedding that got people talking and mingling. It's only now that we are back from our honeymoon that we are hearing some of the amazing things that you actually did on the day!
    Thanks again for all your help and assistance, it was really lovely to meet you.

    Submitted by Niamh & John Joe Waddock on Wednesday 15 June 2022

  • Thank you for making our wedding in Galway extra special. You were worth every penny, our family and friends are still raving about you. Thanks again and hopefully we'll see you at another event sometime so we can try to figure out how you do it!

    Submitted by Sharon & Kevin Molyneaux on Wednesday 8 June 2022

  • We had Shane at our wedding on 6th May 2011 and he was brilliant. We kept it a surprise for all our guests and they were all thrilled with the entertainment he provided, especially my mother who was astounded with him able to guess a school colleagues name totally at random! It was great for people at tables who didn't know each other that well, real ice breaker. He was great with everyone and kept all the tables talking, and they still are.
    Thanks again Shane

    Submitted by Joanna on Tuesday 17 May 2022

  • I just wanted to thank you for entertaining our guests. Everyone is still raving about you! You played a huge part in making the day a great success!

    Submitted by Deirdre & Garbhan Dillion on Thursday 12 May 2022

  • We had Shane along as an entertainer to our wedding on St Patricks Day. Based on the feedback he is one of the most memorable parts of our wedding. Our guests loved him and you cannot ask for more than that. Our only regret was that we did not get to spend more time with him ourselves. It was not in our original budget but definitely our best investment. Amazing and mind bending, well definitely find an excuse to see Shane again.

    Submitted by Des O'Neill on Thursday 17 March 2022

  • Excellent stuff! Thanks so much for working your magic at our wedding on Monday - just brill! It was the first Hogan party you were at - but it definitely won't be the last!
    You left a lot of confused but happy people there!

    Submitted by Nicola Hogan on Monday 3 January 2022

  • Hi Shane,
    You performed at our wedding in the Ashdown Park hotel at the end of October. You were brilliant and we were delighted we chose your entertainment for such an important occasion. We wish you every success in your career, you are super talented.

    Submitted by Maria Chaney on Thursday 28 October 2021

  • We had Shane at our wedding in Sept 2010.He was absolutely brilliant.Everybody is still talking about the things he done with them and all wondering how.Its amazing what he does he told guests names of their first pets,what they were thinking and just amazed everybody.He is so nice a pleasure to deal with.Our video is great seeing the reaction on the guests faces is priceless.He was the high light of the day with everyone.
    If your loking for something differethe wow factor book Shane for your special day.
    Thanks again to Shane :)

    Submitted by Rachel and Neil on Friday 22 October 2021

  • Hey Shane,
    Just a quick thank you for performing at our wedding in City North Hotel on 9th October. Everyone thought you were fabulous. You are one crazy man dude!

    Submitted by Emmajoy Murphy on Saturday 9 October 2021

  • Hi Shane,
    Just want to say a big big thank you to you. You performed at my wedding last month and you were brilliant. You amazed everyone and really got the crowd talking! Thanks again Shane, I will be looking for an excuse to book you again.

    Submitted by Michaela O'Neill on Saturday 25 September 2022

  • Hi Shane,
    Just wanted to drop you a line to say thank you for performing at our wedding. You were absolutely amazing and people are still talking about it. We have no doubt that we will come across you again at weddings in the future,

    Submitted by Louise Moloney on Friday 17 September 2022

  • We had Shane at our wedding in Sept 2010. He was absolutely brilliant. Everybody is still talking about the things he did with them and all wondering how. Its amazing what he does, he told guests names of their first pets, what they were thinking and just amazed everybody. He is so nice and a pleasure to deal with. On our video it was great to see the reactions on the guests faces - priceless! He was the highlight of the day for everyone. If youre looking for something different, a wow factor, book Shane for your special day.
    Thanks again Shane

    Submitted by Rachel Walsh on Friday 10 September 2022

  • Hi Shane,
    I just wanted to say thank you so much for performing at our wedding. All of our guests absolutely loved your performance, and you helped to make our big day extra special.

    Submitted by Jenny Hannigan on Thursday 2 September 2022

  • Hi Shane,
    Just wanted to say a big thank you for performing at our wedding in Amber Springs on Saturday. Everyone loved you and was talking about you all night.

    Submitted by Gill Wallace on Saturday 28 August 2022

  • Hi Shane,
    Just want to say a huge Thank You for performing at our wedding. Everyone loved you and is still talking about it. Hope to see you again.

    Submitted by Karen Devine on Thursday 12 August 2022

  • Hi Shane,
    Just want to say a big thank you for performing at our wedding. Everyone was shocked with what you did and are still talking about you. Money well spent

    Submitted by Maria Somers on Saturday 7 August 2022

  • Hi Shane,
    I just wanted to send you a quick mail to say thanks so much for everything on the day of our wedding
    You did a great job and everyone thoroughly enjoyed your magic. I won't hesitate to recommend you to other people.

    Submitted by Ingrid Ward on Saturday 12 June 2022

  • Hi Shane, just wanted to say a huge thanks for entertaining our guests at our wedding. Everybody was shocked and entertained by your magic and even the small children were included. I don't think you missed anybody and for that we are very grateful. We will be highly recommending you and would book you again for any party or get-together. Thanks again.

    Submitted by Lisa and Killian McAateer on Wednesday 2 June 2022

  • Just wanted to say thank you so much, you were brilliant. Dave and I were very impressed and everyone is still raving about you. We will definitely book you again for functions and would highly recommend you. Wishing you every success in the future.

    Submitted by Lousia Cleary on Friday 21 May 2022

  • Thank you so much for performing at our wedding on 1st May. It was brilliant and we have heard nothing but glowing reports from all our guests. I believe your new number one fan Niamh managed to get her boss to book you for a function later in the month. Best of luck there. Thanks again for everything.

    Submitted by Fiona Walsh on Saturday 1 May 2022

  • Hi Shane. Just thought we'd drop you a quick note to thank you again for your outstanding performance at our wedding on March 25th in the Glenview Hotel. All of our family and friends are still talking about you, and cant get their heads around the tricks you performed. Thanks again Shane.

    Submitted by Liam and Catherine on Thursday 25 March 2022

  • Shane , thank you so much for performing at our wedding. Everyone has been talking about you since. You brought so much to the party. Talk about a wow factor. You were absolutely brilliant!

    Submitted by Rachel K on Saturday 14 November 2021

  • Ive been told by a number of people... the best money youve ever spent!...
    You changed the whole atmosphere of our wedding reception (in a great way!!). Our guests enjoyed every minute of your performance. You have a wonderful presence and manner and created a wow factor that will stick with both Yvonne and I, and all our guests for many years to come.
    I will be highly recommending your performance to as many clients and friends for any functions that they may have in the future. I also will definitely be engaging your act in the future for any corporate events that may arise.
    Shane, thanks for creating the atmosphere that we were looking for on our special day.

    Submitted by Graham Fraser on Wednesday 22 October 2021

  • We had Shane Black for our wedding in July 2011 and it's easy to see why he won entertainer of year 2011! He was fantastic and really was one of the talking points of our wedding. The guests really enjoyed his tricks and we would highly recommend him to anyone considering something a bit different for the pre-dinner drinks reception.

    Submitted by Seamus & Debbie on Wednesday 30 November -1

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