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.
That is why online dating is so huge for this age group.
It is the place to hang out, like college was.” Indeed, so-called 'senior' dating is the fastest growing online dating group, year after year.
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I went there on New Year’s Eve and had a fantastic time.
Normally I go to the Outhouse, which is a local LGBT community centre, on a Friday, and if I want sex badly I will go to the George for a bit of alcohol, or any gay bar.
Events are largely based in Dublin & surrounding counties and some events are run/hosted in other locations around Ireland.
Dublin is home to two of them: the Boilerhouse and the Dock, places where huge numbers of gay and bisexual men of all ages, forgoing smartphone technology, still go to have sex.
Kevin, who is 32, has been going to the Boilerhouse several times a year since 2012.
Dating and hook-up apps such as Grindr may have changed its dating scene, but one aspect of gay culture remains largely unchanged: its saunas.
Ireland has had gay saunas since at least the 1980s, although they’re rarely talked about in the mainstream media, or even in the LGBTQ community.