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But how does the perception of Irish men by overseas women compare to the realities of dating an Irish male?Mary Kenny, a relationship counsellor who also runs a dating website, says that her service has noticed a large increase in overseas women seeking Irish men for relationships.“It’s often only when they get very drunk towards the end of the night that they have confidence to approach women.
But from what I’ve observed, Irish men seem to feel the need to prove their manliness in front of their mates, and that type of macho behaviour is telling of insecurity.
“Often, I find overseas women can be quite upfront if they are out there and single-minded about what they want and how they want to be treated.” Despite the increasingly multicultural nature of Irish society, some male dating techniques remain firmly embedded within the culture.
“Men here still hunt in packs, and often go out in big gangs and stick together,” says Kenny.
“My experience is that Irish lads are more gentlemanly than many other cultures.
Perhaps it’s the education, or else it’s the fact that the Irish mammy is a very strong part of society here. “You see almost helpless men who have been raised by their mammy until they are 40 or 50.