Speed dating in cork 2016
An Irish village was turned into a sea of red this weekend as more than 1,000 people arrived for a festival to celebrate their ginger hair.
Anna Lydon, 4, tried on the crown of last year's Queen of the Redheads, Grainne Keena The festival began as a joke between two siblings, but has turned into a major event run by 50 volunteers.
This new local business has been set up by David Churchley who invested his time and money into creating a new website for singles in the area to purchase tickets to speed dating events held locally The majority of single people in the Limerick area work hard Monday through Friday and may find it difficult to meet a number of potential dates in their spare time.
Speed Dating Limerick wants to bring back the excitement of having a face to face date.
The bus, it transpires, is on its way to a Victoria winery and, even at 8.30am, speed dating is already underway.Held at weekends throughout September in venues throughout Lisdoonvarna, the festival events include traditional Irish dance and music, speed dating, horse racing and culminates with the Mr.Lisdoonvarna and Queen of the Burren competitions to find the most eligible lady & gentleman of that year.The breakdown of a speed dating event is pretty simple, an even number of single men and women attend the event.The ladies take a seat at the designated table and the men will spend up to 5 minutes with their date and then move on to the next table.