Pretty much the digital equivalent of ‘hot or not’ — the app finds people nearby who are also on Tinder, and connects them only if both parties swipe the screen to indicate they’re into the other.

The app now sees some 350 million swipes a day worldwide, with Ireland having one of the highest adoption rates.

Several single people who spoke to for this piece said they had also turned to another free site recently — Ok Cupid, citing a more up-to-date design as one of the main reasons.

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We would do mix of online dating and in-person events.

“Now, there are a lot of mixed emotions people might have about the online thing, but certainly there’s no substitute for face-to-face contact and that emotional connection.

“We’ve run over 500 of these events in the last seven or eight years, and you can tell there’s definitely a lot to be said about the first 30 to 60 seconds when people come in contact.

Most people will agree that attraction happens really quickly.

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While unable to put an exact figure on the success rate, Redmond said he’d had three wedding invitations in the last year from couples who had met at At the upper end of the market, introduction companies like Two’s Company offer “professional and confidential” matchmaking services for clients ranging in age from their late 20s to mid 70s.

Membership starts at around €500 — but according to to founder Jennifer Haskins, members get some unique benefits for that initial outlay.

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