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Average Donegal wedding costs €24,000 11.02.16

THE average cost of getting married in Co Donegal is just over €24,000, according to a new survey.
It finds that a wedding in Donegal, including venue, bridal gowns, groom's clothes, entertainment, photography, flowers and many other costs stands at €24,360.
This puts Donegal in fifth place in the league table which finds Co Wicklow is the dearest place to get married at €24,870 and Co Offaly the cheapest at €20,930.
The average cost of an Irish wedding is now €23,605 - a €1,200 increase on last year, according to the research, by social network website WeddingSocial.io.
Donegal is a favourite choice of destination for brides and grooms from the North who have enjoyed highly favourable currency exchange rates in recent years.
At today's rate, the average €24,000 Donegal wedding would cost a Sterling customer just over £18,700.
The survey was conducted using the wedding budgets of 1,000 couples from across the Republic.
It found that July is the dearest month to get married with February the cheapest. It also discovered an interesting shift in priorities for couples on where they spend their money.
Donegal is a favourite choice of destination for brides and grooms from the North who have enjoyed highly favourable currency exchange rates in recent years.
WeddingSocial.io founder, Alan Joyce explained: "It’s interesting to note that photo and video booths rank higher than the more traditional wedding expenses of flowers and car hire, highlighting the importance of the shift towards social media.”
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