“We’ve run over 500 of these events in the last seven or eight years, and you can tell there’s definitely a lot to be said about the first 30 to 60 seconds when people come in contact.Most people will agree that attraction happens really quickly.takes a look at the options — and the costs involved…Online, the old reliable Plenty of Fish remains ever-popular in the Irish dating world.We would do mix of online dating and in-person events.“Now, there are a lot of mixed emotions people might have about the online thing, but certainly there’s no substitute for face-to-face contact and that emotional connection.
The tactic has paid off over the years — the site has a huge number of Irish users (a random search for 29-year-old women within ten miles of Wexford throws up 152 accounts, for instance — not entirely scientific, but it certainly indicates the popularity of the service).
Get owner Hugh Redmond told that January was always a bumper month.
“It seems people wake up after the hangover and burst out of the gates — so we’ve a lot of events planned for the next few weeks.
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.
The app now sees some 350 million swipes a day worldwide, with Ireland having one of the highest adoption rates.