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1. You tell us where you shared your first date and a little bit about it

2. Our photographer visits this special place

3. They use this information to take a memorable unique picture for you.

4. We print it, frame it and then deliver it your door

Do you remember the first time?

Irish start-up FirstDates.ie will make it immortal!

Robbie writes:

At FirstDates.ie you tell us where you had your first date with your partner and one of our professional photographers will go out and take a one-off bespoke picture of the venue where you had your first date.

It is then beautifully framed and delivered to your door. The perfect wedding present or gift for Valentines.

Through delivering 100’s of these orders, we discovered the same “First Date” venues were coming up again and again. Clearly love is in the air in these venues! And so we compiled a list (see below) especially for Valentine’s Day.


7 Top Places in Dublin to Bring Your Date… to make them Your Husband or Wife! (FirstDates.ie)

Irish-made Valentine’s Day gifts to broadsheet@broadsheet.ie marked ‘Irish-made Valentine’s gifts’. No fee.

On First Dates Ireland…

Gareth Naughton writes:

Dater Jamie opens up about being “queer-bashed” after coming out at 16 years old. Restaurant manager Jamie (35) tell his date Anthony (30) that he would ask his attackers to hit him harder to make them look stupid and because he refused to let them hurt him in the long run…

First Dates Ireland at 9.30pm on RTÉ 2


First Dates Ireland is back

Melanie O’Connor writes:

 Following the resounding success of last year’s series, First Dates Ireland is set to be bigger and better with 12 episodes due to air this time round. Which means more cameras, more hopeful singletons and even more access to those intimate, funny, often excruciating blind date moments. Here’s a sneak peek from tomorrow’s night episode when Paddy and Lauren both go on their first ever date…

*lobs telly out window, catches it at the last minute, replaces it on its stand, puts kettle on*

First Dates Ireland on RTÉ2 at 9.30pm.