If you’re single and looking for love, the thing most often on your mind is probably dating. Waterford has a reputation for being a place of ‘mad craic’, somewhere where you can bump into a stranger on a night out and make them your new best friend. But we can be a difficult county to meet new people in too. Dating in Waterford often means being stuck with the same people you’ve always known. Whether in your lifelong friend group, sports team or work buddies, it’s hard to break out of the people you already know and find a guy or girl who’ll last.

Even if you find someone, it can be hard getting up the nerve to approach them. If they’re a complete stranger, it can be downright scary. What do you say? How do you look? When do you buy them a drink? How do you know if they even want to talk? There are so many potential pitfalls involved in dating. Waterford doesn’t make it easy to find the right person and make just the right impression.

But we can help.

Where to find singles in Waterford

Our dating site in Waterford is the answer to all these problems. We at Match have designed a unique blend of careful moderation with informal fun to ensure you can stay safe, but also get those sparks flying. With all profiles carefully moderated and data under strict protection, you can use our platform with peace of mind. Our regular Match nights bring fun and spontaneity into dating, as Waterford people gather at our specialised events to meet singles.

But the search for a partner isn’t taken completely out of your hands. In dating, Waterford prioritises individual choices and preferences, and so do we. Users can manually search through and sort profiles themselves as well, using everything from hobbies to religious beliefs in order to find the profile perfect for them. We make dating in Waterford as easy as the press of a button.

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Date ideas in Waterford

Once you find that special someone on Match, you’ll need to decide what kind of first date you’re going to have. Thankfully, dating in Donegal is a buffet of choices for romance.

Looking for a drink and some craic while you’re dating? Waterford has plenty of watering holes for you to check out. The Gingerman Bar is one of the oldest spots in the city, and offers grub to die for as well as a wide array of drinks. If you want something more substantial, Emiliano’s has incredible meals in a classy, old-world atmosphere.

But what if you want a more unconventional approach to dating? Waterford offers tons of things to do that are off the beaten path. The Viking Triangle features some of the oldest sites in Waterford, as well as a full replica of a Viking longship. Head there and admire its history together. Or take in some natural beauty at the Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens as you get to know each other.

Dating in Waterford means having tons of choices for where to go and what to do.

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Best activities for singles in Waterford

But where does a single person go in Waterford to find dates? Unfortunately, that’s a harder question to answer. With people increasingly focused on careers and friendships, it can be harder to go to a bar or club and be sure to find someone intriguing. That’s why Match offers dedicated speed dating events in Waterford and around Ireland. At these, you can be sure to be surrounded with singles just as interested in finding a date as you. Keep an eye on the Match website to know when the next one is coming up. Better yet, sign up now, and have tons of singles near you available at the press of a button.