IRELAND’S ATTITUDE TO dating and, in particular, online dating has changed.Research compiled by Ipsos MRBI shows that, as of May, about 5% of Irish people aged 15 have a Tinder account – that is about 180,000 people.Online dating does work — it did for us :)» more John & Christie: «It still gets better every day! We have never imagined dating online could be this great and lead to a long-lasting relationship.
One-third of households (34 per cent) contained just one person, a figure that was made up of 19 per cent single adults and 15 per cent single pensioners.
Small families without children accounted for another third of households.
Most of them want relationships – or at least the chance of one developing.
Some have found happiness via the app, while others have had more negative experiences. Here’s what they shared – the good, the bad and the ugly. She started using Tinder about a year and a half ago.
When it came to ethnicity, the second most prevalent category was the 13.1 per cent who described themselves as “other British”.