This may be the year to meet that someone special, and here is where to find them on the Emerald Isle.
Meeting that special someone is hard enough in general, but as we know with the recent pandemic and lockdowns, meeting a perfect match was made that much harder.
So now, with a brand-new year ahead of us, let us give you a little bit of an overview of some of the best places to start when looking to meet the man or woman of your dreams.
Here are the ten places to meet a partner in Ireland in 2022.
10. At a beer garden – meet in a casual place
This is a classic place to meet someone, and 2022 will be no different.
So, next time you head for a pint, keep your eyes peeled for that special someone.
9. On a group trip – meet a fellow adventurer
With more options to travel now, group trips are a great way to meet a partner and could be the perfect option in 2022.
Let’s face it, meeting someone on a group trip, somewhere beautiful, either in Ireland or abroad, would be a really nice story to tell the grandkids.
8. Get set up – meet through friends
No one knows us better than our best friends. So, why not trust them when it comes to setting you up with your potential soulmate?
It may not be a ‘place’ as such, but it is certainly a great way to meet a partner in 2022. Plus, they have been properly vetted first!
7. At a wedding – meet in a charming environment
Weddings are a place of celebration, and what better place to meet someone special than on the special day of friends?
One of the good things is that you know that they have been vetted by your friends beforehand to be given an invitation, so it is a win-win situation.
It is a casual environment where you can have some drinks and have a dance. Most of all, you’ll have time to get to know someone without any pressure.
6. Take a class – meet while learning a new hobby
Starting a new year means creating new habits and goals. One way of ensuring you meet your goals is to take on a new class.
You could take an exercise class, a writing class, or even a dance class. Whatever it may be, this is for sure one of the best places to meet a partner in Ireland in 2022.
5. At the airport – meet a fellow traveller
With travel slowly but surely resuming around the world, we can now take flights, which means that meeting someone in the airport or even on the aeroplane is a real possibility.
Most people are excited when heading off to a new destination, so you just know that both of you will be in a good mood and possibly heading to the same place?
Oh, and did we mention that there are various flight sales on?
4. At the dog park – meet a partner while your dog meets friends
What better way to meet that special person than at a dog park? It’s a perfect environment where you can chat, fuss over your dogs, and it’s a no-pressure situation.
You already know that they love dogs and will be a regular at the dog park. So, this gives you somewhere you can pick up where you left off.
3. Volunteering – meet while helping others
If you find yourself with some spare time and you want to do some good, volunteering is the perfect way to give back.
Not to mention it is also one of the best places to meet a partner in Ireland in 2022. One of the best things is that you already know that the person you might meet will most likely be the kindhearted type.
2. At a language class – meet over the language of love
This deserves a spot of its own because it is a genius idea.
What better place to meet the love of your life than in a class setting where you are forced to communicate with everyone to practice a new language? Awesome!
1. Hiking groups – meet in nature
These groups are the best thing since sliced bread. One of the best ones in Ireland is the Hike Life group run by Rozanna Purcell. She even has specific singles’ hiking events.
It is the perfect casual environment where you have plenty of time to talk and mingle with group members. Plus, it’s a common interest, which is always a great start.
So, there you have it: our top picks of places to meet a partner in Ireland in 2022. Will you be trying your luck with love this year?