COVID-19 July 2020 Roundup

Here at WeddingDates HQ, we’ve decided to put together a list of COVID-19 Wedding News. Get caught up on the latest with WeddingDates Monthly Roundup.

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News From Ireland

Wedding planner  Franc has big plans for the former Mercy Convent in Rosscarbery
Excitement in West Cork as TV star and weddings guru Franc buys historic convent
July 30

A bride who had to drop her nieces and nephews from her big day due to Covid-19 restrictions has had to promise instead to go on a rollercoaster with them – in her wedding dress
Bride to take another big plunge after uninviting relations from wedding
July 24

CEO Ciara Crossan discusses the state of the wedding industry in these testing times with Ivan Yates on Newstalk Radio
You’re looking upwards of €20-30,000 for a wedding
July 21

Up to 60 hotels, employing 7,000 staff, rely on weddings for at least half their turnover and are now in danger due to Covid-19
Hotel revenues to take €200m hit as weddings cancelled
July 19

Concern among wedding venues loosing out on revenue due to government guidelines
Hotels could lose 70% of revenue from hosting smaller weddings
July 16

Phase 4 delay puts a halt to weddings and other special occasions due to rise in cases
Pubs and hotels disappointed at Phase 4 delays
July 16

Limerick priest wants to do everything he can to help the hotels and local businesses bounce back from the effects of COVID-19
Priest hopes wedding bells will ring again in Limerick village
July 12

Wedding Planner Franc explains that 2020 weddings are going to be very different
Famous wedding planner Franc reveals what’s in store for 2020 weddings in Ireland
July 9

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan taking time out to care for wife
Holohan ‘taking time out’ from role over wife’s illness
July 2

News From The UK

Wedding receptions of up to 30 people will no longer be allowed from August 1 after a surge in coronavirus infections nationally

Weddings with up to 30 guests no longer allowed from tomorrow
July 31st

Calls for ‘roadmap’ as couples’ plans thrown into disarray while pubs remain open
July 31st

The operator of one of Scotland’s most popular wedding venues has described current guidelines for ceremonies as “absolutely bonkers”
Coronavirus: Scottish wedding guidelines ‘absolutely bonkers’
July 31

Wedding expert believes demand for dates may mean venues run out of days to offer in 2021
‘Weddings every day of the week’ in 2021
July 19

Photographs from Princess Beatrice’s wedding to property tycoon Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have been released by Buckingham Palace
Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi release wedding photos
July 19

Same-sex marriages in Northern Ireland given the go-ahead to have religious wedding ceremonies
Same-sex religious weddings allowed from September 2020
July 17

Weddings could be cancelled last minute after PM reveals “lightning lockdowns”
Weddings and events could be cancelled at last minute as PM reveals new powers for ‘lightning local lockdowns’
July 17

British Couples Face Wedding Coronavirus Restrictions As They Get Married
Love in the time of coronavirus: Strict guidelines reshape U.K. weddings
July 12

Son of David Beckham plans on spending £4m on two weddings in 2021
Brooklyn Beckham ‘planning to splash £4m on two lavish weddings next year
July 12

A County Antrim Couple are at the High Court in London to challenge the legal recognition of humanist marriage
NI couple take legal challenge over humanist weddings
July 7

Indoor weddings in Northern Ireland to resume from July 10
Coronavirus restrictions: Indoor weddings allowed in NI from 10 July
July 6

Government release guidelines on weddings
‘No singing, no wind instruments’, says government guidance for post-lockdown weddings
July 2

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