Cork may be one of Ireland's biggest cities, but that doesn't necessarily make the dating game any easier; despite there being thousands of eligible local singles, the challenge lies in being able to find each other.
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Cork boasts wonderful restaurants, pubs, bars and cultural heritage.
When you're deciding a first date venue think about what would be interesting for your date and try to ensure that the venue is conducive to relaxed conversation.
If you're stuck for ideas, don't worry - we've got a few suggestions. After a winding meander through Cork’s bustling English market you can take a breather and watch events unfold below from Farmgate Café’s mezzanine, which overlooks the stalls.
The menu caters to hearty appetites and the produce is sourced from the market downstairs.
Constantly bustling for good reason, Mc Carthy's Bar and Bistro boasts a cosy atmosphere and reliably good food, and the option of staying a while in the bar after your meal marks it out as a top date choice.