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High-spending couples give boost to wedding market

McIlroy’s nuptials turn spotlight on recovering sector

23rd April, 2017
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Rory McIlroy and his new bride Erica Stoll

All eyes may have been on Ashford Castle in Cong this weekend for the nuptials of Rory McIlroy and Erica Stoll, but the Co Mayo venue isn’t the only one benefiting from the large budgets of well-heeled brides and grooms.

Wedding planner Stephen Sheridan, who has been in the hospitality business for 20 years, is seeing the large, extravagant weddings popular during the boom beginning to creep back in.

“During the boom, I did...

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