Children received €570 on average for First Holy Communion

Children received €570 on average for First Holy Communion
A child on her First Communion Day Pic: Getty

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

Irish children received an average of €570 in gifts for their First Holy Communion this year, an increase of four per cent on 2016, while parents spend €845 on the occasion, broadly unchanged from last year, new figures show.

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...

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