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Events are usually cancelled or postponed where the minimum number of 15 girls & 15 gents is not reached. A full refund is offered to those who have paid by Paypal or credit card.
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Speed dating in Cork, Waterford, Kilkenny, Kerry & now Co. Limerick Munster Ireland.
Find love and your soulmate here.

Good News for Limerick. Speeddating is returning.
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  • Speed dating in Munster with Velo Promotions is geared mainly towards graduates, professional and mature people; busy people with no time to waste in noisy pubs and clubs looking for a partner.
  • Speed dating is definitely an easier and better option and an alternative worth trying.
  • Speed dating with Velo is a great way to meet new people, expand your social circle and really have a great night out. Meeting new people is always exciting and great fun.
  • At each speed dating event you will have between fifteen and twenty five mini dates in one night. It’s not called speed dating for nothing.
  • Let Velo organize everything. We will provide a suitable venue, with soft lighting, suitable background music and friendly staff with an emphasis on comfort, privacy, relaxation and, most of all, fun. We will endeavour to match age groups, etc.
  • It’s simple and it works. On average more than 70% of people will get at least one match. Some of the lucky ones can get as many as 5 or 6 matches.
  • All you have to do is turn up, go with the flow, be yourself and have a really great night out.
  • Velo Promotions are the only company providing a regular service to single people in Munster, especially the Cork region and have been doing so for over six years. We usually hold events every 2nd Sunday in Cork.
  • Bring your friends along for moral support.
  • Come alone if you are new in town or short on friends. Speeddating with Velo is a great way to socialise comfortably.
  • And last but not least do not forget that all important chemistry that you will only find when you meet face to face.
Does Speed Dating Work?
It is now a proven fact that speeddating works and that relationships formed through speeddating have a much better chance of surviving compared to other means. It has something to do with trusting your initial instincts.
Read the book. Title: BLINK. Author: Malcolm Gladwell.
However it might be wise to take Benjamin Franklin's advice: 'Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards'. from "Poor Richard's Almanach".

Because it is impossible to please everyone and also because it is not feasible for us to ask people to produce birth certs we would suggest you keep within the age guide below. We realise the vast majority would prefer to meet somebody in their own age group and a certain amount of people have no problem with an age difference but there is a limit. We feel that it's not fair to have people turning up for the 30/40's event pretending to be in their 40's when they are really pushing 60. At least go for the 40/50's group. Back to top of page.

Age Group Guide:

  • 20/30's Group. Age Guys 25 - 39 Girls 22 - 35
  • 30/40's Group. Age Guys 35 - 49 Girls 33 - 45
  • 40/50's Group. Age Guys 45 - 59 Girls 42 - 59
  • Student Group, Ages 17 - 27                              


BOOKINGS: Please Note New Policy Changes

It is essential that you book well in advance to avoid disappointment, at least two weeks if possible.
*To secure your place pay well in advance.*
Because the demand has greatly exceeded our expectations we have had to tighten up on advance bookings while we wait for the cheque. We will only allow 3 working days for a cheque to arrive by post after which time we will give preference to on-line payments. Because we have been a trifle lax lately on the above policy our events have suffered as a consequence with last minute cancellations leaving a serious imbalance in numbers. This is seriously affecting the smooth running of the evening and not fair on those attending. As a result we have decided to tighten up our payments policy and also to post the profile of paid up clients only for upcoming events.


Payments

Re Payments: The best way to secure your place is to pay on-line. If you are worried about paying in advance and losing your money because you might have to go on the waiting list please do not worry. You will get preference if you have paid. If we can't fit you in we will give you a complete refund online immediately or transfer you to another event. Your Choice!!

In other words, 1st come 1st served.

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Speed dating can be a fast and effective way of meeting someone special and a great opportunity to broaden your circle of friends. At our speed dating events across Munster you will speed date up to 30 single and professional people at each event. We at Velo take great care when choosing our venues. We insist on having the exclusive use of a suitable room, usually modern, spacious, with suitable background music and, with a private bar and waiter service. The room must also have a romantic ambience with 20 – 30 tables for two, well spaced out ensuring that your conversations will be totally private. When you arrive you will be greeted by one of our speed dating hosts who will welcome you, put you at ease and occasionally offer you complimentary drinks at the speed dating reception. You will then be introduced to the other guests where you will mingle until the speed dating begins. After the speed dating you will hand in your Speed Ticket to your host. You will be informed of any matches you might have the next working day. The rest of the evening is your own and usually this can be the best part of the evening. Most of you will adjourn to the bar where you now have the opportunity to meet the same people again and possibly one or two that you might fancy.

Come alone if you are new in town or short on friends. Speed dating with Velo is a great way to socialize comfortably.

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Feedback

Sun 25th Aug'13 Briar 20/30s
Niall Prendeville on 96FM radio in the mornings ran a feature recently on the dating scene in Cork. We are very happy & relieved to hear that Clodagh, his lovely researcher, who attended our event last night was very complimentary on the radio this morning and had nothing but nice things to say about our speeddating. See more feedback below.

Sun 21st July'13 Briar 20/30s
The event was very enjoyable and a great bit of craic! Thanks again, Eimear
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I had a great night thanks. Cat.

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Thank you very much. Had a great night. And very happy with my match. Thanks: Seamus
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I hugely enjoyed the event. Very nicely thought out and organised. I'm delighted I attended. Overall it was a fantastic evening, one of the finest nights out I've had in years I would say. John

Sun 12th May'12 Briar 30/40s
Thanks you for a great night. It was a pleasure to meet genuine people. I will definitely be going again. I am looking forward to getting in contact with you know who! .Charlie (female)s

Sun 18th Nov'12 Briar 30/40s
Thanks Brendan, liked the new venue, enjoyable night. Nice bunch of people. Fionas

Sun 26th Augl'12 Briar 30/40s
Great new venue.I found the table service great & they even called me a taxi. Enjoyed the night. Mary

Sun 26th Aug'12 Briar 30/40s
Re: Reminder text sent.
Thanks Brendan. Still seeing the first speeddating girl so have to pass! Thanks anyway.
Seamus is dating since March'12


Sun 15th April'12 Hub 30/40s
Cheers Brendan. Enjoyable evening as usual. John

Sun 13th Nov'11 Hub
Hi Brendan, thanks 4 letting me know about the speeddatin,but im still datin Capricorn, who I met at the last speeddating event. Lovely guy, really enjoy his company, so I'll c how that goes. Gemini (nicknames)

Over 50s 9th Oct 2011.
At our over 50's event on Sunday 9th Oct we met a gent who told us that his daughter met her husband at one of our events in the Ambassador a few years ago and they are very happy with a new baby since.

Sun 25th Sept'11 Hub
Thanks Brendan really enjoyed the night. Can recommend it to friends etc. JP

Wed 14th Sept 2011.
Thanks Brendan but no more texts please. The event last May turned out to be very successful. Michael
Michael had 2 matches. His 1st date went so well he never got around to meeting the 2nd.
Makes you wonder? What if?
Good Luck to both of you.

Sun 11th Sept '11. Hub
Fantastic night, great venue and well organised. Compared to other speeddating events I have attended this was by far the best. I will definitely come again and recommend Velo Promotions. Ger

Alie apologised for having to leave early due to personal reasons. She would love to have stayed because she thought the guys were all lovely and the crowd in general were a very nice group of people. Alie still managed a few matches after only 30 minutes. She promised to come again.

I'd much rtather the Hub to any of the hotels you used in the past Brendan. The venue is much more informal and more relaxed as a result. Keep up the good work. John

Sun 28th Aug '11. Hub
Thanks Brendan. V good last night. Good few new faces, so word of mouth is getting out there I'd say and I'm happy with my matches. Capricorn

Thanks a lot. I really like the new location. I had a good time and I only received positive feedback. See you soon. Dreamer

Sun 8th May 2011
Hi Brendan. I met my true love, Michael, on May 8th last in Hub bar. We've been happy campers ever since. It would be impossible to spend €30 more wisely. Keep up the good work!
Regards Raphaela (nickname)
Thanks B for feedback. Good Luck

23rd March '10Airport Hotel
Hi Brendan. Niamh here. Just to let you know that the guy Padraig who I met initially speedating at your event on the 1st March 2009 in the Ambassador and subsequently in Reardons after, are still together a year, over a year on!!!!! We are sooooooooooooo happy together. Thanks for giving us the opportunity to meet. Can you remove our telephone numbers from the database as we won't be needing to go anymore! (See Niamh below)

Good News!! Just got word that Niamh & Padraigh got married & have a new baby.
Good Luck to both of you & thanks again Niamh for feedback

Joanne. Noel and I are getting married. You can delete us! (They matched almost 2 yrs ago) 2/7/09

Sarah. "My life has never been so exciting. I actually got 5 dates. I even had 2 dates last Friday. One for lunch and the other that evening."

Helen. Well you know what? I never had such a great time. I've been laughing & smiling to myself all day thinking about last night. I really, really enjoyed it.

 

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Speed dating can be a fast and effective way of meeting someone special and a great opportunity to broaden your circle of friends. At our speed dating events across Munster you will speed date up to 30 single and professional people at each event. We at Velo take great care when choosing our venues. We insist on having the exclusive use of a suitable room, usually modern, spacious, with suitable background music and, with a private bar and waiter service. The room must also have a romantic ambience with 20 – 30 tables for two, well spaced out ensuring that your conversations will be totally private. When you arrive you will be greeted by one of our speed dating hosts who will welcome you, put you at ease and occasionally offer you complimentary drinks at the speed dating reception. You will then be introduced to the other guests where you will mingle until the speed dating begins. After the speed dating you will hand in your Speed Ticket to your host. You will be informed of any matches you might have the next working day. The rest of the evening is your own and usually this can be the best part of the evening. Most of you will adjourn to the bar where you now have the opportunity to meet the same people again and possibly one or two that you might fancy.

Come alone if you are new in town or short on friends. Speed dating with Velo is a great way to socialize comfortably.

Page last updated: April 18, 2014 2:57 PM