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Top 9 Spots for a Sunday Roast Date in Dublin

Is there anything better for curing a fuzzy head on a Sunday than a roast?  We’ll answer that for you: of course not! So whether you fancy a relaxed first or second date getting to know each other over some tatties and gravy. Or you overdid it the night before with your date, having one […]...

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Top 10 Best Date Ideas in Cork

Cork is one of the largest cities in Ireland, and with that comes a whole host of choice for going on a date in Cork. Stressful, right? Well, lucky for you, the best date ideas in Cork have been researched, debated and shortlisted for you below. Whether it’s a first date, a fourth date, or […]...

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Top 8 Late Night Bars to Take your Date in Dublin

If you’re out for a dinner date in Dublin, and things are going well, you won’t want to call it quits with your date early. But where’s the best place to take your date in Dublin when you don’t want the night to end? You’ll be needing a late night bar for a few after […]...

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Don’t Blow It! 5 First Date Blunders That Ruin You

Right guys. You’ve met someone you like. They seem to like you. They’ve agreed to meet you for a first date drink. And now you’re nervous. What are you going to talk about? What are you going to wear? Where should you go? Well, before you tie yourself in knots, just remember: a first date […]...

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12 Things Men Think During a First Date

Men, we’re a bit simple, right?   Well, we’ll have you know we’re actually incredibly complex creatures with a myriad of incredibly complex thoughts running through our minds at any given time…   Only joking.   We’re always thinking about boobs. Almost constantly. And on a first date, in between...

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4 Ways to Bail a Bad Date Like a Gent

It’s one of those things that you never truly think about until it’s happening: how exactly do you leave a bad date early? You might be tempted to shout “oh no!” as you glance at your phone, before announcing “my cat is sick. And my house is on fire. And now my cat is on […]...

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Stick or Twist? Ditch the Beard before the Date?

Right guys. It’s the night of your first date, and you’re looking in the mirror, pretty happy with what’s staring back. You’re looking sharp in your chinos and brogues. You’re feeling confident in your ability to order something special. The only thing playing on your mind is the facial hair situation. What do you...

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First Impressions IRL: How to Be A-OK When You’re AFK

Right guys. You’ve followed our advice here, and you’ve landed yourself a date. Good job! Now it’s time to go AFK (away from the keyboard) and meet your lady IRL (in real life). We know that stepping away from the asynchronous communication of online messaging can make some people feel a little bit vulnerable....

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A Guy’s Guide to Budget First Date Ideas

Guys, we’ve all been there. You meet someone new, excitedly arrange a first date and, eager to impress, try to come up with something other than drinks at the local pub. Then you open your wallet and those cartoon moths fly out. Skint. Broke. Tapped out. You need to get creative with your time and […]...

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Valentine’s Day: Go Dutch and Go For It

You’d be forgiven for thinking that there’s a bunch of pressure on men to deliver big on Valentine’s Day. After all, the whole concept of love is under a microscope. It seems from the moment the bells have chimed and a new year has begun, we start to see heart shaped pink or red nicknacks […]...