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LOVE GAA and 12 other niche dating sites

Not forgetting the rugby lovers, ethical earthworms, unattached Catholics and wannabe Sugar Daddies.

Are you looking for your own fairytale ending?
Are you looking for your own fairytale ending?
Image: Alastair Grant/AP/Press Association Images

SO ALL US singletons have got through Valentine’s Day (phew!) but now we’ve to contend with the barrage of Bank Holiday weekends lining up over the spring/summer.

As friends and siblings head off on romantic breaks to beleaguered Celtic Tiger hotels with online deal vouchers we, admittedly, gave them at Christmas time, we’re left with three great big 24-hour-long gaps of nothing.

Ok, we may be exaggerating just a little, but still, the rise and rise of the dating website in Ireland cannot be denied. Lots of people are seeking a friend-but-maybe-more, while others go all-out and demand their soulmate.

Plenty of entrepreneurs have latched onto the trend and are trying to specialise the arena. Enter the niche dating site:

LOVE GAA and 12 other niche dating sites
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  • PolishHearts.ie

  • It's Just Lunch

  • SingleParents.ie

  • GetOut.ie

  • Parship.ie

  • Spark Dating

  • Ethical Singles

  • Ashley Madison

  • Rugby Lover

  • Dating's for ugly people too

  • The Catholic Unattached Directory

  • SeekingArrangement.com


Have you tried online dating? We’d love to hear your experiences. Email the author on sinead@thejournal.ie or tips@thejournal.ie.

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