Single dating plenty of fish
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.“People come to us because privacy and confidentiality might be of major importance for them.Others might simply want somebody to look after the romantic end of their lives. You might have people who have less specific criteria, but you would also have people who, for instance, would prefer someone who has no children, who plays golf, even who plays golf from a certain handicap — people have some very specific requests.For some, the prospect of filtering through dating profiles can seem just a touch too impersonal, while others simply cringe at the prospect of having to encapsulate all aspects of their personality in three paragraphs and 12 eye-catching keywords.(More than half of all Irish POF users seem to begin their profile with the phrase ‘Don’t really know what to write here…’ while almost all seem to run out of hobbies once they’ve worked through the list of ‘socialising, music, cinema…’).While unable to put an exact figure on the success rate, Redmond said he’d had three wedding invitations in the last year from couples who had met at At the upper end of the market, introduction companies like Two’s Company offer “professional and confidential” matchmaking services for clients ranging in age from their late 20s to mid 70s.
Online, the old reliable Plenty of Fish remains ever-popular in the Irish dating world.Of course, there are a whole array of dating sites out there, and many daters choose to opt for a pay site as a means of weeding out the time-wasters and window-shoppers.For instance, a six-month subscription for will set you back €12.90 per month — while a comparable membership with Elite Singles (which aims itself at graduates and professionals) costs €19.95 per month.It’s main advantage being that it’s absolutely free to use.POF differs from some other well-known dating sites in that it allows prospective users to search for matches before setting up an account (essentially letting them ‘check out the talent’).