Communion cost falls
THE average Irish family reduced their spend on their child's First Holy Communion by 25pc.
On average €744 was spent on the occasion, and money collected by 60,000 Communicants has also dropped from €468 to €432.
The survey found that on average, €179 was spent on the Communion outfit and accessories and a further €176 on clothing for the rest of the family.
Food and drink cost €303 while €86 went on entertainment.