Sunday 18 March 2018

What is Love? Here’s what Irish families think...

Who said romance is dead?

“I think I’ll be like an old cat lady who’s just .. like .. alone”

“Disgusting. Oh my God please stop kissing”.

It’s nearly Valentine’s Day and families across Ireland, especially the youngest generation, have a very interesting take on the theme of love.

Every family has their own unique make up, no matter what their circumstances and everyone has a particular opinion about February 14th whether they love it or loathe it.

Flowers, cards, chocolates, surprise proposals .. does this time of year make you fearful or cheerful? Ireland has a world-famous connection with Valentine's Day as couples from far flung destinations flock to visit the relics of Saint Valentine every year at Whitefriar Carmelite Church in Dublin.

This year there’s another dimension to the diary with some confusing calendar clashes as Valentine’s Day falls on Ash Wednesday, the first day of lent and then later in the year Easter Sunday celebrations fall on April Fool’s Day. 

Family life is full of firsts, including First Love, so what do Irish children think of it all?

What is love? Are your parents in love? What does love feel like? Vodafone Ireland asked Irish families to tell all.  From “butterflies in your stomach” to “helping out, doing stuff like cleaning”, here’s what they think ...

Vodafone Ireland is celebrating ‘Family Firsts’, looking at the constant changes (big and small) that make up family life. Whatever ‘Family Firsts’ you experience, embrace them all. Go to for the latest offers for all the family.

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