Ireland ladies dating site
For those looking for a halfway house between a full-service site and the real-world bar scene, the relatively new dating app Tinder has been proving popular with college-age and early 20s daters since its launch in late 2012.
Pretty much the digital equivalent of ‘hot or not’ — the app finds people nearby who are also on Tinder, and connects them only if both parties swipe the screen to indicate they’re into the other.
Several single people who spoke to for this piece said they had also turned to another free site recently — Ok Cupid, citing a more up-to-date design as one of the main reasons.
The dating site generally sees a 25 to 30 per cent boost in traffic between Christmas and 14 February, and their survey even went as far as to pick 8.57pm on 5 Jan as the most likely time to find love online.
So what are the options for Irish people looking to find someone to love, date, or even just to distract them from the fact that it’s still winter?
The speed-dating nights costing between €20 and €29 per person; events in Dublin take place in either Cafe en Seine or Howl at the Moon, while in Cork and Galway the venues are the Long Island Cocktail Club and the Skeff Bar, respectively.
Get owner Hugh Redmond told that January was always a bumper month.
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