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Number Of Weddings Sky-Rockets Following Lifting Of Restrictions

One midlands priest says he has 12 weddings over the next three weeks.

The number of couples who got married last year skyrocketed compared to 2020, but was still below pre-pandemic levels.

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show 17,217 marriages happened in 2021, up 81 percent on the previous year.

However the figure for 2019 was well over 20,000. 

Parish Priest in Abbeyleix, Father Paddy Byrne, expects couples to make up for lost time this summer:

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