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And that applies to looking for love as well — some people don’t want to go to an international site and be presented with singles from everywhere.
So you might only want to meet people from Cork so you funnel or target your search.” Jonathan is managing director of a company which runs around 4,000 dating sites around the world and he certainly stands over his work — he met the love of his own life 3.5 years ago through a very niche site.
“This service is and elite global matchmaking company for busy, successful and wealthy people who think nothing of popping to Paris for a date.
It’s a bespoke service that is for people who lead content, busy and fulfilling lifestyles but reach a point where they don’t have enough time to find that special person.” A risk that a less-well-off person might join this agency purely to meet a rich partner is pretty much offset by the €6,000 joining fee, notes Hugh.
Matchmakers and dating site experts have cottoned onto this too and many now offer niche dating services.
Local Macra groups have organised events such as barbecues and sporting challenges — and some have offered Strictly Come Dancing or speed-dating evenings as charity fundraisers.
RICH PICKINGS Now here’s a problem: what if you’re loaded and single but you’re wary of gold diggers and want to meet someone who understands how hard it is to find time to manage all that wealth?
Well, berkeley-international.ie, which Hugh is also involved in, might be the solution to that particular conundrum.
As one ‘uniform dating’ site notes: “All professions are demanding, especially those that require uniforms, and leave no time for a personal life.
When you have hectic schedules and work long hours, often dealing with emergencies, finding someone can be a challenge.” Similarly a livestock farmer will have ferociously busy times of the year when they may not be able to head off travelling so hopefully the singles hoping to reap a man or woman of the soil will be ready for this.