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Daters Gonna Date

Daters Gonna Date

By Daters Gonna Date
It's New Year's Day 2020 and you and your bestie decide: "This is our feckin year!!"

The year we find love, and we'll chart it on a podcast.

Ah yeah. That went well.



Email us on datersgonnadateirl@gmail.com
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S2 E14- We get around
In this weird episode we are at Electric Picnic, we are in Italy, we're talking Ben Mitchell v Grant, we're at the awards and we're in Ryans.. It's a mess We apologise We now see why we didn't win haha
52:41
September 20, 2022
S2E13- A listener's trouples... I mean troubles!
Last episode, we promised you an epic voicenote from a listener and it is here! We cannot wait to hear what you think!
01:08:57
August 17, 2022
S2 E12- WE'RE A GODDAMN AWARD NOMINATED PODCAST
OK so most of the episode is not about being nominated for an award but heck, how can we think of anything else right now?! Tune in to today's to hear us cry like idiots, then talk smack about Love Island and finally update you guys on some scandal!! You can vote for us now in the podcast awards: Listeners' Choice Vote - The Irish Podcast Awards
01:16:21
July 27, 2022
S2 E11- I think they are all gone weird
Roisin is gone for this episode so it is just Nicola... and a new co-host!! I am joined by Fenella from I Think He's Gone Weird blog and we talk about why men just keep disappearing and what the heck goes on in their heads! Disclaimer: We still don't know!!!
50:02
July 06, 2022
S2 E10- We hear from you!
Wanna hear what some of the other people who listen to this podcast sound like?! We have some voicenotes all about single parenting, FWB and kissing!  Have a listen and don't forget to rate and review us!!
01:02:15
June 15, 2022
S2E9- To kid or not to kid
In this episode, we chatted about whether or not we'd date someone with a kid, after a listener asked what we all thought of dating a single parent. Mixed opinions, emotions and well.. a bag of oranges for some reason!! If you enjoy, please like, share, subscribe, rate and review!
45:39
May 27, 2022
S2E8- You're some hunt
In this episode, we chat Tubs letting us down, who the hottest member of Westlife is, the response to Roisin's news and Nicola fills us in on The Hunt 
43:47
May 04, 2022
S2E7- What the hell am I gonna call this episode?!
It is a mixed bag in this week's episode, with everything from Raya to Ryan Tubridy... we can't even try and explain... you just have to hear it!
55:28
April 13, 2022
S2E6- You can ring my Shell, ring my Shell
We are back and we are sorry it took so long! Nicola is here for this week's dilemmas and well, mainly ramblings, and she has someone special with her
49:04
March 16, 2022
S2E5- Mates before Dates
Brooke Davis had it right, hoes before bros! Are you in a love bubble and haven't realised you've ditched your mates? or have you lost out on a friend coz all they care about is their partner? We discuss this allllll! if it relates to you, share online, share with pals, share share share! xoxo
01:09:27
December 15, 2021
Episode 4- Caught in a work romance
So office romances, Christmas kisses... good idea or not? Nicola and Roisin talk about their experiences- what went right and what went wrong
51:57
November 24, 2021
S2E3- Where is this going?
In this episode, Ro and Nic talk about celeb showmances, how long you should you wait to ask the 'where is this going chat?' and where do all the Germans hang in Dublin?!
52:42
November 10, 2021
S2, Episode 2- Book, Marry, Chill
Now, we are soooo intrigued by this new Irish dating app! Catherine and Laura are creating something based on their experiences, friends' and others who know what is right and what is wrong with dating apps in 2021. So how will it work? Tune in to see!
31:28
October 27, 2021
Season 2- Bitches are BACK
All the rumours are true YEAH We baaackkkk! After a break for 6 weeks, we are back and ready to be your dating gurus, here to answer dilemmas, questions, and share our most embarrassing moments to all our Daters! We've missed youuuu and we hope that you enjoy this episode X
01:10:18
October 13, 2021
Episode 38- Sex Education
Ok we have a guest with us to talk all things sex, from consent to communication to choking! Grace Alice is a sex educator, but not like the kind we had in school! She is here to pass on her wisdom, answer some dilemmas and get to the big issues with S. E. X Follow Grace on Insta: @gneas_le_grace or visitgracealice.com
01:14:58
August 11, 2021
Episode 37- Do you tell the missus or not?
In this episode, a listener has asked us for advice. She found out the guy she is seeing has a missus.  After reaching out to tell her, the woman blocked her.  What did she do right/wrong? We discuss...
57:54
July 28, 2021
Episode 36- Tinder Bios, why oh whyo
We asked, you answered! From topless selfies, to baby-fishing to GAA grabs All the things that make you like, Superlike and of course extremely dislike! Send it to all your single pals X @DatersGonDate
01:20:40
July 14, 2021
Episode 35- Fear of the Beer
Hello Daters! Our episodes have caught up with our age! In this week's episode Nicola has almighty fear, Tom meets the gang and we discuss our worst ever break-ups! Oh and how does a night out with fellow Daters in the future feel??
44:56
June 30, 2021
Episode 34- Flirty no more
Can Nicola remember how to flirt, let alone shift post pandemic? And how did Roisin's dirrrty date go? Also we discuss your dating dilemmas, from pandemic pounds, not feeling fab, Tinder twats and so much more. TRIGGER WARNING: for anyone struggling with an eating disorder or has issues around food, we do discuss weight gain.
53:49
June 16, 2021
Episode 33- All the Single Legends
In this episode we chat about the BEST things about being single (sorry Tom!) From having the bed to yourself to that freedom of never having to check with someone else. We also help a listener who is newly single and wants advice on how to pick yourself back up. have a listen and share with a pal you think would benefit from this!
01:08:27
May 26, 2021
Episode 32- UpDating
So we are here with an update on dating, we talk the SCARLEH things we have done in the past and who is Willard?!
01:07:28
May 12, 2021
Episode 31- Cheaters Gonna Cheat
Oh boy did we have a reaction when we brought up the topic of cheating! Thank you all for sharing your stories...brace yourselves!
01:16:07
April 28, 2021
Episode 30- Niamh gets flirty!
Giddy gees and all kinds of flutters... this week's episode is CHAOS! Niamh, who appeared on First Dates joins us and things get hilarious. And also, we answer a listener's dilemma!
01:20:09
April 14, 2021
Episode 29- Anthony talks anxiety on First Dates
If you have seen this year's First Dates Ireland, you'll remember Anthony. He was so nervous, he was visibly shaking before his date with Mandy. But he is here to tell us how it impacted his life since. AND we answer a listener's dilemma!
56:38
March 31, 2021
Episode 28- Forget Dear Deirdre, it's Dear Daters
We opened up our postbox.... ok our Instagram messages to your dilemmas, and only managed to get through about 4! Things get heated in this episode!!
01:06:37
March 17, 2021
Episode 27- Holi-bae
Two things we can't have at the mo- holidays and romances! So let us dream of days gone by.. on beaches, in sand filled clubs... or ya know more likely, an Irish bar
01:00:30
March 03, 2021
Episode 26- Bingeing on Hinge
We talked about it for long enough- here is our Hinge episode! Roisin talks about her experience and Nicola explains why she deleted it
57:04
February 17, 2021
Episode 25- He puts the K in our Circle-Paddy Smyth!!
We caught up with Paddy to talk disability dating and why it is still the taboo of the single scene! We also talk getting The Ick and why chicken and stuffing sambos on a date are never an ideal combo
01:14:58
February 03, 2021
Episode 24- Pyschic and pyscho
In this episode, we consulted a higher power to help us see our futures and you know, if there is any good news down the path! And we both admit we went Insta deep diving... never a good idea!
59:33
January 20, 2021
Episode 23- Jumping on the Bandwagon!
What's this? Just two of your favourite podcasts joining as one!  Yes we caught up with Brid from Bandwagons to talk Token, paying for dates and why your ma wants you to date that lad you shifted when you were 14! Have a listen and if you are a new listener, do scroll back and listen to other episodes!
01:00:35
January 06, 2021
Episode 22- Turn to us with Turn2Me
This episode is for those who are feeling down and worried about their mental health.  The pandemic has taken a toll o us all, whether you are in a relationship or single. So we asked Jen and Brian from Turn2Me mental Health charity to answer some questions and give us tips on how to help ourselves and others.  To donate, text TURN2ME to 50300. 
01:00:24
December 23, 2020
Episode 21- Jack the Lad
In this episode, we catch up about Hinge, look forward to the possibility of shifting again and catch up with Jack, who tells us whyu reading a bio is extra important.  And his powerful manifestation leads to a celebrity break up!!!
52:08
December 09, 2020
Episode 20- An Irish mam does OnlyFans
What an episode!! We chatted with Sinead and boy does she have a story! From being single after a marriage, to domestic violence, to body confidence to sharing herself on OnlyFans... it is all here! Prepare to laugh, get angry, get sad and most of all open your mind.  And we discuss the image leak and the scum who did it.  For anyone who may need help relating to domestic violence or think their images may have been leaked, call Women's Aid on 1800 341 900
01:07:08
November 26, 2020
Episode 19- Cringey crushes and lusty LOLs
In this episode, Ro and Nic chat about those crushes you had as a teen, fan fiction and why Marty Whelan is a fox! And we hear from listeners about the embarrassing things that happened to them in front of someone they wanted to lob the gob on!
01:00:17
November 11, 2020
Episode 18- Slut runs and Mistletoe
In this latest episode, Liam joins us as we try and imagine what we will be like when we get to be single in a pub again! We also talk First Dates, the pressure on men at this age and so much more!
32:34
October 28, 2020
Episode 17- We're Positive!
Not Covid-positive, just positive overall! We set ourselves the challenge of using Positive Thinking to transform our brain and try and get a better outlook on life in lockdown.  One of us flourished and one struggled, can you guess who? But we are keeping it up for now, so join us if you like! 1. Walk for 30 mins a day 2. No phone for 30 mins every day 3. Write a daily goal and manifest it.  4. Write some positive things about yourself  5. Write what you are grateful for that day As always, follow us on Insta @Daters.Gonna.Date or Twitter, @DatersGonDate
52:54
October 14, 2020
Episode 16- No whine, just wine
In this episode, we finally got to reunite and record in the same room for the first time since March!  So naturally we raised a toast to this... and this is the result! With a few beers, some wine, some questions from the listeners and a roommate in the background firing quickfire questions, who knows what can happen!! Well... a lot of shite talk it seems!!
01:01:18
September 30, 2020
Episode 15- Divorce, Death and Deciding who you are
In this episode, we caught up with Paula, who doesn't know if she calls herself single or not.  She discusses why sometimes labels can be a good thing, why the length of a relationship isn't a huge deal and how learning to cope is something that will help us later in life. We really think this is an episode that will grab you by the emotions, and find yourself cheering Paula and her positivity on, despite all she has been through. Afterwards, if you can, To donate just €2, to Epilepsy Ireland text EPILEPSY to 50300.
57:35
September 16, 2020
Episode 14- She's a Matchmakerrrr
You asked, we answered! We chatted to a matchmaker for a new perspective on dating, so Mairead from LoveHQ joined us. We loved her honesty about losing friends when they get in relationships and how she turns people away who are only out for one thing.  We think you will love this episode!
01:01:30
September 02, 2020
Episode 13- Dickmatised!
This week we are back with another guest, Tuathla, who talks about being dickmastised and well... we'll let you listen and hear the hilarious tales! Also Nicola puts out a call to White Shirt, who she flirted with in Galway. Will any of our listeners know who he is?
49:05
August 19, 2020
Episode 12- Our First Date with Clodagh
In this episode,we chat about going on TV to find love, and if it works! We also chat about ghosting, positive thinking and self-worth!
52:18
July 29, 2020
Episode 11- Tinder Swaps and Swipes
In this episode, it is just Nicola and Roisin back at the mic, catching up on how Tinder has treated them.  They also decide to check out each other's profile and swipe for the other-will this be deadly or disastrous? And why did Ro drive an hour to spend 35 mins in a car park? Find out!!
01:02:04
July 15, 2020
Episode 10- the Ladies and a Lad
Nic and Ro chat to Kieran about dating in your 30s when you are a man- do they care about girls making the first move? Why do they ghost? and soooo much more! Share with your male pals and see if they agree!
50:43
June 27, 2020
Episode 9- Boris says No!
Our third guest on the podcast is Dubliner Michelle, who is living in lockdown in the UK. She has been on three socially distant dates and is here to tell us more!
56:01
June 04, 2020
Episode 8- A night in with Noah
After hearing Ciara's story last week, we have our first male guest on. Noah is here to tell us about dating life in the LGBT community and shares some of his own stories! Prepare to laugh!
51:06
May 10, 2020
Episode 7- Breaking Up but Locked Down
In this episode, our first guest, Ciara, speaks about being single for the first time in 13 years. But COVID is having the craic as she still has to live with her ex in lockdown. We discuss dating in a new era and what she is excited about and afraid of!
41:01
April 29, 2020
Episode 6- Date Mail
Here we share some of the best and worst dates that we, and our listeners, have been on. Apols if the sound quality isn't 100%, lockdown is messing with our recording process, the flipping flipper
50:14
April 19, 2020
Episode 5- Love Lockdown
We get deep this episode, sharing the bad thoughts that have come to the forefront during lockdown and isolation and discuss how hard it is to date when the Government orders you inside haha!
32:52
April 03, 2020
Episode 4- Social Isolation
Here we talk from separate homes about date number 2, what went wrong, and how Bumble is working in quarantine!
28:43
March 20, 2020
Episode 3- Need for Speed (dating!)
Here we chat about speed dating, our experience, the people we met... and someone maaaay have had a date!
42:14
March 13, 2020
Episode 2- Plenty of Fish or Plenty of Freaks?
In episode 2, Nic and Ro delve into the world of Plenty of Fish, known as POF! They give it a go and see what the end results are! 
31:46
February 28, 2020
Episode 1- It's Us!!
This is our introduction to us, Nic and Ro, single life and dating in Ireland and where we want this adventure to take us! Come and join us on Insta and tell us your story!
26:32
February 14, 2020