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Weekend Guide: Festivals, exhibitions, and more great events

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IMAGE staff pick their top skincare products from French beauty brands
IMAGE staff pick their top skincare products from French beauty brands

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Inside the former tram ticketing office on the market for €680,000
Inside the former tram ticketing office on the market for €680,000

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The rise of teeth gems on the Irish scene

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Page Turners: ‘The Story Collector’ author Evie Woods
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The massage I’ve spent the past month thinking about
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‘I went to a matchmaker to find love. Here’s what happened’


by Christina McLoughlin
31st Aug 2021

Is it just an expensive Tinder, or does bespoke matchmaking at a dating agency actually work? Christina McLoughlin spent a thousand euro finding out

“My heart sank. Not another one. Another man in his 30s who doesn’t know what he wants. And every time I hear those words, I know that I’m not it. And it was burning me out and crushing my confidence. Looking through pictures of men on an app felt like a game to pass the time rather than a way to find potential dates. I used Tinder to distract myself from boredom or loneliness than...

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