“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.“It’s often only when they get very drunk towards the end of the night that they have confidence to approach women.
“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.
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.
“He should also be open to the idea of a long-distance relationship that will lead to marriage. A casual browse through dating websites, particularly those based in the US, and you will see many similar posts from women looking for an “Irish prince” or a “gorgeous Gael” to come and sweep them off their computers.
Oh, and one other thing, he must be able to play the bagpipes, or at least enjoy its beautiful sound.” Eh, good luck with that . Generally the stereotyping of the Irish male is stuck somewhere in the 1950s, a land where the men are tall, quiet and gentle, and excel in a natural chivalry.
“In Australia, men are more conscious about their hair and clothing.
You only have to look at the mixed-rules series every year to see the difference between the Australian males and the Irish.
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