Average Wedding Costs

Average Wedding Costs in Ireland

WeddingFace has carried out the most comprehensive study to date into wedding costs in Ireland and the results of the study are listed below. To see the figures for an individual county, just click on that county's name.


Area Average Cost
Ireland €21,135
1 Louth €19,820
2 Wexford €20,305
3 Cavan €20,535
4 Sligo €20,545
5 Galway €20,750
6 Monaghan €20,810
7 Meath €20,840
8 Dublin €20,975
9 Kerry €20,980
10 Longford €21,030
11 Donegal €21,165
12 Kilkenny €21,210
13 Cork €21,270
14 Laois €21,300
15 Westmeath €21,300
16 Limerick €21,340
17 Offaly €21,355
18 Roscommon €21,355
19 Clare €21,595
20 Tipperary €21,630
21 Waterford €21,630
22 Carlow €21,870
23 Leitrim €22,035
24 Kildare €22,235
25 Mayo €22,260
26 Wicklow €22,280
Category Average Cost National Average Difference
Ireland €21,135 €21,135 -
1 Venue (Reception) €6,290 €6,290 -
2 Honeymoon & Holidays €3,840 €3,840 -
3 Bride, Groom & Wedding Party Attire €2,150 €2,150 -
4 Music & Entertainment €2,010 €2,010 -
5 Photographer & Videographer €1,985 €1,985 -
6 Jewellery & Accessories €1,225 €1,225 -
7 Flowers & Decorations €755 €755 -
8 Catering, Marquees & Party Hire €525 €525 -
9 Favours, Gifts & Lists €445 €445 -
10 Cars, Limos & Carriage Hire €440 €440 -
11 Hair, Makeup, Health & Beauty €435 €435 -
12 Stationery €350 €350 -
13 Cakes, Toppers & Stands €320 €320 -
14 Venue (Ceremony) €225 €225 -
15 Misc €140 €140 -

How We Calculate Our Figures

  • We use over 1,000 actual wedding budgets.
  • We calculate the average amount spent for the top 15 categories.
  • We only use anonomised, grouped information (no personal information).
  • We round to the nearest 5.