Children received €570 on average for First Holy Communion

A new survey shows parents spent €845 on the occasion, a rise of 1% on 2016

26th June, 2017
A child on her First Communion Day Pic: Getty

The Ulster Bank Communion survey found the average amount received by children rose from €546 in 2016 with 23 per cent of children getting more than €800 while 13 per cent received more than €1,000. Boys were more likely to receive a larger amount than girls, with an average of €591 compared to €550 for girls.

Spending by parents last year rose by just one per cent to €845 compared to 2016, showing some signs of stabilisation after...

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