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‘Yes, I still do’: The real reason I renewed my wedding vows


by Amanda Cassidy
17th Sep 2022

You've tied the knot, framed the photos and packed your dress away. So why the urge to do it all over again? Amanda Cassidy looks at the why behind 'I do, take two'.

“One of my cousins rolled her eyes when I told her we were going to renew our vows,” Marina admits. “She just saw it as an excuse for a party or something quite indulgent because we were already married.” Marina, a solicitor, decided to renew her vows at a ceremony in Sligo last June. She says she was surprised by the reaction of some family and friends. “There’s this perception that it’s an American imported...

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