Speed dating ireland
We’re open to new ideas and collaborations with people all the time.” For now, Hunt & Gather is focusing on its Nuit Blanche night market.
“It’s about bringing shoppers to trade markets, because I know the last while there’s been a decline in people purchasing at them, so it’s trying to make it more an event,” says Young says. “We are a creative collective and we focus on event design, creative consultation, we do a lot of festival work; we do large-scale art installations,” says Greene.
i Brendan, yes it is me who got engaged recently to someone I met at one of your events in 2014. I really enjoyed that evening and was lucky to meet my future husband ! I think your events are very well organised and have told lots of people about them - some of my friends have gone to your recent events and enjoyed them. We at Velo take great care when choosing our venues.
At our speed dating events across Munster you will speed date up to 30 single and professional people at each event.
But the events remain a taboo subject among many, carrying a curious stigma that is difficult to articulate.
Most participants are fearful of a public “badge of desperation” because of past perceptions of lonely-hearts columns and online chatrooms.
Ready to listen and talk are Sharon Greene of Queens of Neon, Sinéad Bailey Kelly and Deirdre Young of Hunt & Gather, Kim Willoughby of Damn Fine Print and Róisín Agnew of magazine and of this newspaper.
Here in Ireland, singles’ supper clubs, speedy quiz nights, regular table-to-table speed dating, salsa for singles and singles’ countryside walks are appearing on social calendars in towns and cities.Who do you connect with - who are you instantly attracted to?Speed dating with Ditch or Date allows you to find this out with up to 20 single people all in one night.It is a Thursday in Dublin’s Twisted Pepper and eligible creatives are being set up on dates with people who have their own creative ideas.The idea of the Absolut DIY event, organised in conjunction with the creative conference Offset, is to let conversation and collaboration flow between self-starting people who have proved their worth doling out advice to those who want to get to where they are.