Us and european dating sites
Judging by dating websites, Irish men have a good reputation among foreign women.
But does the fantasy match the reality of dating an Irish man?
“In Australia, men are more conscious about their hair and clothing.
You only have to look at the mixed-rules series every year to see the difference between the Australian males and the Irish.
“My experience is that Irish lads are more gentlemanly than many other cultures.
Perhaps it’s the education, or else it’s the fact that the Irish mammy is a very strong part of society here. “You see almost helpless men who have been raised by their mammy until they are 40 or 50.
“The biggest difference I notice between American men and Irish men is that Irish men don’t seem to ask women out on dates.It’s like that in Poland after a certain age, everybody settles down. “But apart from that we have similar backgrounds because of the religion and that. I lived here for four years and I feel at home.” Australian Lisa Domican (41), living in Greystones, Co Wicklow, and married to an Irishman, Bill Domican “I met my husband when I was 18 and living in London.“Of all my former classmates in Poland, I am probably one of only three people not married, and I am only 24. I didn’t have a single pre-conception about Irishmen.If that relationship doesn’t work out, they’ll likely date someone else from the same circle of friends.“I am just starting to date here and am generally optimistic about it.