A-Z of Matrimony – Wedding Facts and Stats

As tradition goes, for one day every 4 years women can pop the question to their loved one! This leap year, are you going to propose to your man?

Did you know?

• Jay-Z bought an engagement ring for Beyoncé worth around $5 million. He did like it and he did put a ring on it.
• A Mexican couple hold the record for the longest engagement, lasting 67 years.
• The most expensive wedding dress was created by Renée Strauss and Martin Katz Jewellers worth $12 million.
• The average number of guests at an Irish wedding is 127.
• Only 1% of Irish brides have their weddings paid for by their families.
• St. Patrick gave women permission to propose on the 29th of February (go St. Patrick!)