A recent article in the Wall Street Journal tells the rather amazing story of a tiny Irish town that every year welcomes thousands of singles who are looking for love, but tired of dating sites.
Written by Shirley S. Wang, the article talks about how an estimated 60,000 singles travel to the small town of Lisdoonvarna to attend its six week long matchmaking festival, held at the Matchmaker Pub.
Wang also introduces Willie Daly, a 70-year-old man who to many, is considered to be Ireland’s last traditional matchmaker.
With over 50 years in the matchmaking business, Daly does not use any modern technology to help pair up singles looking for love, just a book full of papers.
Read the full post here.