Irish citizens get married in nearly 100 countries
Italy is most popular country for wedding vows
Sint Maarten in the Caribbean, Lesotho and Kazakhstan, are among the countries where Irish people chose to marry last year.
The small Caribbean island of Sint Maarten, the landlocked African country of Lesotho and the former Soviet republic Kazakhstan, are just some of the countries where Irish people chose to marry last year.
There were 3,099 civil letters of freedom issued last year for 99 countries, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs.
The documents state a citizen is free to marry and are required by some, though not all, jurisdictions before a person may marry or enter into a civil partnership.
Civil partnershipsMacauGuatemalaRwandaNepalPakistanVenezuelaSaudi ArabiaMoldovaIvory CoastIranGhanaEcuadorCosta RicaArmeniaArgentina
Of the 3,099 letters, 44 were provided for people entering into civil partnerships.