The wedding industry - the big day just got bigger

With spending as high as €30,000 per couple, Ireland’s wedding industry is set for a strong 2017

12th February, 2017
The wedding industry - the big day just got bigger
Ciara Crossan, chief executive, WeddingDates.ie: ‘This is a real peak time for us’ Picture: Clare Keogh

Thinking of popping the question on February 14? This might come as good news to your significant other, but it’s even better news for Ireland’s thriving wedding industry.

Weddings are a huge business, one that can even weather recession. A recent survey found that 12 per cent of couples will spend more than €30,000 on their wedding and honeymoon this year. Globally, the wedding industry is valued at $300 billion (according to...

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