Saturday 18 November 2017

Ireland rates highly as one of the world’s sexiest accents

Research has shown that Irish accents are among the sexiest on earth.

Irish accents were rated third sexiest in an international list.
Irish accents were rated third sexiest in an international list.
Patricia Murphy

Patricia Murphy

It’s good news for Irish expats throughout the world as Irish accents have been rated among the sexiest on earth.

The worldwide survey analysed 11,000 single people around the world and found that Irish accents are one of the most attractive on a first date.

The research, conducted by Time Out, found that 8pc of those surveyed found Irish accents the sexiest topped only by British and American accents.

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Other attractive accents included Italian, Scottish, French and Australian.

The survey also revealed that the top first date deal breaker is bad breath followed closely by a negative attitude, different politics and a sketchy resemblance to a profile picture.

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Social media creeping prior to a Tinder date is not something singular to Ireland with over half of survey respondents admitting to investigating their date before beginning a romance.

The research also found that throughout the world 53pc of first dates end in a kiss, 21pc end in awkward goodbyes and 20pc end up in nudity.

The survey’s respondents also believe partners should go on an average of 3.53 dates before having sex with one another.

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