“The Irish community in America have really taken to this site and Ireland isn’t far behind,” he said.

It’s free to join the site and to send an ‘icebreaker’ message; and then there’s a paid-for more specific aspect to it as well which costs €34.95 per month.

Matchmakers and dating site experts have cottoned onto this too and many now offer niche dating services.

Indeed, some of these can be pretty specific — maybe you can only see yourself getting serious about someone who can crack a joke in Klingon; or perhaps it’s gotta be a farmer who’ll do it for you; or maybe you yearn for someone with red hair.

In order to ensure equal numbers of men and women at our events, everyone must register in advance.

If you need to cancel you may be eligible for a refund or event rain check, based on our cancellation policy, provided you contact us before the event day.

And find each other they do; Elite Singles is proud to have brought long-lasting love to couples across the country.

Elite Singles members are mostly vibrant, interesting singles, aged between 30-55 and on the search for a long-term or committed relationship.

Upon successful registration we will email you a confirmation with the event details.

For questions about the Event email Heidi, your Columbus Pre-Dating Speed Dating Coordinator or to register by phone call 614-653-7053.

We want to thank all of our partners for being so generous and for helping us make The Outing a success in over 5 years.