Irish city named one of the best places to find love

Are you looking for the one? If so, you might want to pay a visit to this Irish city as it has been ranked among the best places in the world to find love.

A brand new study has revealed the best cities in the UK for those aged 65 and over who are looking for love.

The report revealed that there are now around 4.19 million single people aged 65 and over in the UK. So, there are plenty of fish in the sea for senior singles across England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

The report also revealed the best places to find love for singletons in this age bracket ‒ and one Irish city has ranked in the top 20.

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One Irish city has ranked among the best places to find love.
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The study by revealed that the Northern Irish city of Belfast ranks among the best places to find love in the UK.

The research was completed on the back of data that revealed that there is now a massive 4.19 million UK singles aged 65 and over, and Google searches for ‘senior dating near me’ surged by 90% in recent months.

So, no matter what age you are, there are plenty of chances to find love, especially if you head to one of the many senior dating hotspots across the UK.

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One Irish city has ranked among the best places to find love.
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In order to help those on the dating scene find what they’re looking for, compiled a complete list of the best places to find love in the UK.

Analysing the number of senior users on the popular online dating platform,, alongside the over 60s population in cities around the UK, they came up with the ultimate list.

Receiving a score of 6.6/10, Belfast ranked 16th when it came to the best places to find love. The Irish city offers an impressive 354 over 60s users.

However, Belfast has a much smaller over 60s population compared to other cities. With just 69,848 senior residents, this brought it down in the overall rankings.

The best cities for senior dating ‒ where to go to find love

Manchester came out on top as the best place to find love.

Manchester took the crown as the best city to find love among those aged 65 and over. The northwest city scored an impressive 9.2 overall.

Liverpool claimed second position, and the lively Scottish city of Glasgow followed closely behind in third. Bristol ranked fourth, and Newcastle upon Tyne ranked fifth.

Nottingham, Sheffield, Birmingham, Cardiff, Leicester, and Edinburgh closed out the top ten, with Leicester and Edinburgh claiming joint tenth position.

On the flipside, three Northern Irish cities ranked among the worst places to find love for over 65s in the UK. Just outside of Belfast, Lisburn came bottom of the pile with a score of 0.9. Armagh and Newry also ranked in the bottom ten.

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