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A Clonsilla lad sent Take Me Out into absolute meltdown on ITV last night

Twenty-seven lights stayed on. Not bad!


28-YEAR-OLD Paul Olima from Clonsilla absolutely knocked it out of the park on ITV’s Take Me Out last night, via combination of accent, charm, looks and an ever-shrinking range of outfits.

This is the moment he revealed himself:


They are MAD for it:



The Dubliner, who played rugby for Castleknock College and now calls London home (where he’s a sports model and still plays rugby) opened proceedings with a:

Howeyeh doin’ girls, you’re all lookin’ lovely today.

And to be honest, they nearly had to send someone running for the smelling salts.

When Paddy asked the all important question…


Thirty lights left on. ALL THIRTY!

Then the ladies watched a video about his hobbies, his job, his adorable daughter Leah… still the lights stayed on.


This has not happened for a long, long time.

choked host Paddy McGuinness, who kept breaking into bouts of excited Riverdance.

After a few minutes of sports stripping (that’s its official name, honest)…


… three lights went out. Just three. Leaving 27 girls who still wanted to castle his knocks (Sorry).

Twitter was on board too, in a major way:

Paul then had to break 25 hearts, reducing the ladies that took his fancy to just two: Amy and Northern Irish gal Terezita.


And try as you might, you can’t stop two Irish people from finding each other no matter what the circumstances…


Paul and Terezita’s date on the Isle of Fernandos will reveal all next week. GIRD YOUR LOINS!

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