The number of people diagnosed with HIV, gonorrhoea, herpes and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) soared last year, with health experts speculating that globetrotting and people having more sexual partners are possible reasons.
Speaking to The Sunday Times, Mulligan suggested that online dating apps like Tinder and Grindr are contributing to the rising trends.
You don't really know her until you understand that notions are the worst possible thing to have.8. If you get her drunk enough, she'll teach you Irish dancing (Michael Flatley eat your heart out).19.
She always buys her round in the pub and thanks the bus driver. She resents the assumption that every Irish person knows each other, but yes, she has probably been on the piss with Colin Farrell's brother's neighbour.10. If she's a teacher or a nurse, she's definitely gotten the shift in Copper's.12. No, she does not think it's hilarious when you do a leprechaun accent or say 'Top of the morning'. You just need to get used to the smell of fake tan.
Fingers crossed there is still an option for a few beers in a pub. Whatifi Fresh out of the packet – this app describes itself as ‘the event and location-based social reconnection app’.
Which sounds complicated but simply means if you’ve been to an event the night before but left without that hot guy’s number?
No problem, ‘app’ him up the next day to continue the conversation. Double The dating app as seen on Dragon’s Den, Double takes the awkwardness out of that first date by allowing you to bring a friend – even the profiles are plus one.
And whether it’s something deep and meaningful you’re after or a hassle-free hook up, there’s a dating app for you.You can't do an Irish accent properly, so please don't try.20. She has an awesome sense of humour, but potato jokes are just. That pasty Irish skin needs all the help it can get.27. You'll probably think her name is unpronounceable (Oh hi, Aoibhinn, Aoife, Caoimhe, Maeve, Niamh, Oonagh, Orfhlaith, Sadhbh, Siobhan...).24. It is estimated that about 15% of people living with HIV in Europe do not know they harbour the virus.Studies have shown that millennials generally are less likely to be sexually active in their 20s than previous generations and the age of first sexual intercourse has ticked upward in recent years, but it seems that the segment of the population who are having casual sex are having more of it and more of it anonymously.She has some of the best slang ever, even if you have no idea what it means. Even if she's not into sport, put her in front of an Ireland rugby or football match and she turns into a super fan.15. Sunday afternoons in the summer will be spent watching GAA with her.17.