• The average cost of an Irish wedding continues to increase annually, but not by much.
  • This increase in spending refers to areas such as photography and videography as well as entertainment such as music and/or DJs, but spending has decreased on venue, dress, décor, etc.chelseachris-wedding-01
  • 20% of all engagements occur in December, the highest percentage of all engagements, and January, as it turns out, is the least popular.
  • These engagements are becoming shorter and shorter, with most only lasting one year to 18 months before the actual wedding occurs.
  • Non traditionally, over 25% of couples live together or have lived together for over 5 years prior to actually getting married.
  • It is more popular to get married in scenic and outdoor venues than in a church. (18% host their weddings in country manors)
  • The cost per head on the wedding meal is between €41 and €60.
  • The average number of attendees to the meal and the wedding is between 100 ad 150.
  • The number of couples who opt for wedding insurance is decreasing annually, perhaps an indication of buyer confidence, or ignorance.

Essentially, these facts and figures prove that weddings are extremely costly. Couples are getting married younger, have more debt entering the marriage than ever before. The average cost of a wedding in Ireland falls over 19 thousand euros. Where do couples get the money for these events? Many turn to family, friends and personal savings, but why not seek a little extra help from an unusual source. Couples could consider sports betting or table games as a way to make a few extra dollars for their wedding. Gambling has a negative and addictive connotation associated with it, but, if done properly and strategically, can have a high payout. Couples could finance the entire wedding if they are able to strategize properly! If this seems too risky, especially before the big day, a couple of slots couldn’t hurt, check out casinobonus.ie today!