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11 Irish texts that prove romance is not dead

We have a way with words.

1. When an American girl decided to text a few of the random lads she met in Coppers, she got some romantic responses

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Once they’d been chatting for a while, along came the killer line:

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“Especially with a bum like yours. Keep the head up love x”


2. When this guy on First Dates informed a friend that his greatest dating fear might be taking place

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“I have a mic on, scared to fart”


3. Of course, “King Bogger” himself has been known to pen some lines to woo potential lovers

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4. While for those in a relationship, a drunk text of confession is the height of romance

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5. Chat up lines have to be delivered on a case by case basis

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6. But always, honesty is the best policy

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7. “bottles of alcohol” is perhaps the most glamorous advance

Better be Bucky.

8. There was that time an Irish lad unknowingly messaged an English girl on Tinder around the time of the 1916 centenary – wonderfully showing us off as a nation of wordsmiths


9. Domestic texts are probably the most romantic of all, really

10. When Ed Sheeran songs force you to have a romantic crisis

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11. “meet some time and go with each other?” – one of Shakespeare’s sonnets

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Pure romance <3

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David Elkin

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