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Dating in Cork

Last Update : May 8, 2017

The vibrant city of Cork is one of the best places in Ireland to connect with like-minded singles, and find a potential partner.

The once nicknamed as “The Rebel City” provides an irresistible cultural offer for those who want to find and celebrate love.

Welcome to the once European Capital of Culture

Whether you are new to the city or you are a well-established Corkonian, and looking for meeting other interesting singles, Cork has the perfect plan for you!

The city was named the European Capital of Culture in 2005, so you are guaranteed that you cannot hardly miss an opportunity to discover new secret spots, and engage on new activities that can lead you to find someone special.

A great place to connect with other Irish singles is the heart of the city: Cork’s historical centre.

You can find plenty of shops, restaurants that offer local food, which are ideal for a first-date plan; pubs where you can listen to traditional music with your partner, and some historical buildings like the Royal Theatre.

If you want to get to know your date/partner a little while soaking up the city’s dynamic atmosphere, having a walking tour to the lively streets of the Shandon neighbourhood is a fantastic choice.

You can take your date to the hilltop to enjoy the stunning panoramic view of the city! If he/she does not fall for you after a great conversation, a few flirting tricks, and a romantic walk through the most charming streets of Cork, then nothing else can beat that.

Cork shore excursion for singles

Cork stands out for its amazing heritage, its diverse culture, and its captivating people. Its natural parks and historical gardens like Cork Botanic Gardens or the Annes Groves Gardens are popular attractions for singles, couples and families as well!

If your idea is to enjoy an activity outdoors, and meet other active singles, you can embark on a romantic excursion to the Kinsale and Blarney Castle accompanied by other Irish in the search for friends, and romance!

Plans for singles over 40s

Age should not be a barrier when looking for a long-term partner. If you are over 40s and want to give love another chance, then you can sign in to a dating website or join a singles group like the one on MeetUp.

The objective is to socialize with other newly single men/women or single parents by enjoying a night out at the most iconic pubs in the city. The “Singles over 40s” meetings usually take place on the first Saturday on each month, and the plans include a stop to a restaurant to taste a local meal, and a visit to some of the finest clubs in town to enjoy the evening with a few drinks, entertaining conversations and some dance moves!

Cork is a great place to connect with other interesting singles, and a fantastic city for lovers to give free rein to romanticism.

Whether you want to find love or reconnect with your partner, and nourish your relationship while soaking up the traditional atmosphere of a true Irish city with capital letters, then Cork has a lot to offer. Your love story starts (or continues) here!

*Photo by Patryk Kosmider | ShutterStock.

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