Dating an irish
She always buys her round in the pub and thanks the bus driver. She resents the assumption that every Irish person knows each other, but yes, she has probably been on the piss with Colin Farrell's brother's neighbour.10. If she's a teacher or a nurse, she's definitely gotten the shift in Copper's.12. No, she does not think it's hilarious when you do a leprechaun accent or say 'Top of the morning'. You just need to get used to the smell of fake tan.
You can't do an Irish accent properly, so please don't try.20. She has an awesome sense of humour, but potato jokes are just. That pasty Irish skin needs all the help it can get.27.
If she calls you a ride, take it as a massive compliment.6.
She has some of the best slang ever, even if you have no idea what it means. Even if she's not into sport, put her in front of an Ireland rugby or football match and she turns into a super fan.15. Sunday afternoons in the summer will be spent watching GAA with her.17.
"Generally we find that the age of a woman doesn't matter until the guy gets past 36 or 37, he gets obsessed with age." But it's not just men who are looking for love, an increasing number of "magnificent-looking" women over 40 are also signing up to the dating agency.
you speak the same language, but have you ever watched the Angelus after putting your togs in the hot press while eating a sliced pan? Feck is not as bad as a certain other four-letter F-word. If she calls you a feckin eejit, don't be too offended, it's pretty much a term of endearment.5.Deadly craic, that's gas, cop on to yourself, get the shift, yer man's a ride, yer one's a wagon, bang off that...7. If she invites you to a family wedding, prepare to meet all 47 of her first cousins. She may cry when she's hungover and can't get her hands on chicken fillet rolls/Superquinn sausages/Supermacs/Tayto/Club Orange.18.You don't really know her until you understand that notions are the worst possible thing to have.8. If you get her drunk enough, she'll teach you Irish dancing (Michael Flatley eat your heart out).19."He thought that was the norm, but we had to tell him that was the exception rather than the rule," said Ms Maycock.
Ms Maycock, who founded the match-making agency with her husband and business partner, Feargal Harrington, said a lot of former "party boys" now in their late 30s are contacting the company after seeing their gang of friends settle down, and a sense of urgency kicks in.
Men are highly individualistic and they tend to assume personal responsibility for their own lot in life and are able to achieve great things on their own without having to depend on others. Listening to the melodic tones of an Irishman’s speech is often quite enough to make any woman feel weak in her knees.