To sweep an Irish woman off her feet, buy her a couple of drinks, even if you might have a fight about payment (she will fight like a dog to buy you a drink back), the gesture will be hugely appreciated as free rounds are a rarity!For the love of cheese and onion Whether your lady is a Tayto lover or a King fan, you will not avoid the taste (or smell) of Ireland’s favourite flavour of crisps (cheese and onion) if you bag yourself an Irish lady.Nine times out of ten, your lady is anything but and, if you have to ask if she’s okay when she’s clearly not, batten down the hatches and prepare to ride out the storm.
Wet ground, dirty roads and bits of glass will not deter an Irish woman from taking off her shoes, so don’t even try to give out to her, instead, do the gallant thing and carry her shoes, or better yet, carry her!
And finally...choose your words carefully Be on your guard when chatting to an Irish woman if you hear the phrase ‘What’s that supposed to mean? Your cailín is not happy and will be expecting a speedy explanation, that could possibly land you in an even bigger hole...
Nothing frustrates an Irish woman more than having to repeat herself on a daily basis, particularly when she will remember your preference after just making you one cup.
Fashionable timekeeping The Irish as a race are known to have a laidback attitude towards timekeeping, but it’s the female of the species who truly take this to another level.
If you want to keep yourself stress free and keep your bedroom looking warm and inviting for the lady of your choice, dump the white bed linen as streaky orange sheets are definitely not romance inducing.
Beware of being ‘grand’ In a tête-à-tête with an Irish woman, proceed with caution when she tells you she’s ‘Fine’ or ‘Grand’ (usually through gritted teeth).
Dating coaches take a more positive stance on dating after 60.
They explain that a change in mindset is essential for women over 60 who want to find romance.
So beware - do not come between a woman and her friends or family or it will end in fisticuffs!