For instance, when I was in college in Poland I was dating a Polish man.
He was already planning to get married, and when we were going to have kids and move in together.
“Here, some of the GAA lads look like they’ve been hit with a hurley a few times too many.
Some Irish men still look like little boys when they grey up.
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.
“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.
You only have to look at the mixed-rules series every year to see the difference between the Australian males and the Irish.Irishmen are more into parties and a see-how-it-goes approach. One thing though, I notice the manners are different. “To be honest, I thought he was Canadian, as he had a very pure Dublin accent. They prefer to spend most of their time with other men.For me, the standard Australian male is too blokey. Welcome to the simplest online dating site to date, flirt, or just chat with Irish singles.It's free to register, view photos, and send messages to single Irish men and women in your area!If that relationship doesn’t work out, they’ll likely date someone else from the same circle of friends.“I am just starting to date here and am generally optimistic about it.“It seems a guy gets really drunk, stumbles into you and hopes for the best – that has definitely happened to me on more than one occasion! “It’s impossible to sum up an entire nationality of men.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.“It’s often only when they get very drunk towards the end of the night that they have confidence to approach women.Despite the changes in Irish men, that mentality is still very prevalent.” Below, three non-Irish females describe their experiences of Irish men in relationships: Fabiola Galeziewska, 24, (pictured above) from Poland, has been in a relationship with an Irish man for the past eight months “There are different approaches with Irish men.