First Holy Communion spend drops 25% to €744

The average family spent €744 on their child’s First Holy Communion this year, down from €1000 in 2011, according to a bank survey.

12th June, 2012

The average family spent €744 on their child’s First Holy Communion this year, down from €1000 in 2011, according to a bank survey.

Nearly half of the money, or €303, was spent on food and drink with a further €86 on entertainment, an Ulster Bank survey showed. On average, the Communion outfit and accessories cost €179 while clothing for the rest of the family cost €176.

The amount of money received by the 60,000...

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