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# Valentine's Day

Last year
2022
# Your Say
Poll: Will you be heading out tonight to celebrate Valentine's Day?
It’s Valentine’s Day today, hope you haven’t forgotten.
# All You Need Is Love
Quiz: How much do you know about films with 'love' in the title?
It’s that time of year.
All time
# Valentine's Day
Gardaí warn public over 'romance fraud' after almost 200 cases reported last year
“If it sounds like it is too good to be true, it is probably not true,” Detective Chief Superintendent Pat Lordan said.
# Your Say
Poll: Can couples go on dates?
Is a ‘date’ reserved for singletons, or can people in a relationship go on a date?
# Vandalism
Banksy's Valentine's Day mural in Bristol covered up following ‘mindless vandalism’
The elusive artist had confirmed he was behind the piece by posting two images of it on social media.
# stardust
With new inquests announced, Stardust families remember, but also look forward at vigil for loved ones
The local community and beyond turned up this week to mark the 39th anniversary of the Stardust fire.
# dating apps
Gardaí warn people about 'romance fraud' ahead of Valentine’s Day
In 2019, people in Ireland lost in excess of €1 million through such fraud.
# Valentine's Day
Wine and chocolate sales soar as Valentine's rush sees bumper February for supermarkets
The latest figures show the Irish grocery market grew by 3.5% in the 12 weeks.
# boo'd up
North West's Valentine got her a Tiffany necklace to mark the day, because that's not weird at all
Happy Valentine’s Day, your man ain’t sh*t.
# Valentine's Day
We asked you about the worst Valentine's gift you've ever gotten, and it looks like some of you got shafted
Yikes.
# Event Guide
4 events for... people who hate traditional Valentine's Day plans
And not a set menu in sight.
# VALDAY
6 seriously last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts that could go down either way
You’re cutting it fine.
# tinder disasters
We asked you about your worst Tinder dates, and my God, you delivered
‘He asked me if I wanted to go to a wedding with him the next month’.
# VALDAY
26 romantic movies on Netflix for those not making a big deal of Valentine’s Day
For the week that’s in it.
# Valentine's Day
14 Irish designed cards you can still get in time for Valentine's Day
Sweet, funny, cute or a bit cheeky. Take your pick.
# giz a smooch
11 lipsticks you can wearing while scoring the face off someone this Valentine's Day
Pucker up.
# Valentine's Day
This little Dublin lad's extremely sweet Valentine's gesture is going viral
What a legend.
# kris jenner
Kris Jenner got pissed, twerked and passed out at her own Valentine's Day party
She fell asleep mid-song.
# The Notebook
This Dublin version of The Notebook might just be the best thing you see today
“Say I’m your bird!”
# love island
Jess and Dom from Love Island got married in swimsuits on Good Morning Britain
This is what Valentine’s Day is all about.
'Love is a drug', 'rose-tinted glasses': Here's the science behind falling for someone
Your stomach’s in knots, your heart flutters – but here’s what happens to your brain when you’re in love.
# netflix and chill
Pick a glass of wine, and we'll give you a Netflix rom-com to watch on Valentine's Day
The perfect combo.
# Valentine's Day
The reality of Valentine's Day when you're in a long-term relationship
Wanna skip it this year?
# Bolivian frog
Bid to find a Valentine for Romeo, world's 'loneliest frog' who risks extinction
A donation fund has been launched to help search efforts to find another frog of his kind.
# so romantic
We asked a master crêpier to make us a 'Valentine's pancake'
It’s both Pancake Tuesday and Valentine’s Day this week so we asked a master crêpier asked for something sweet and savory using aphrodisiac ingredients of his choosing.
# Romantic roads
6 of the most romantic driving roads across Ireland and Europe
Make your love life miles better.
# Idris Elba
Idris Elba proposed to his girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre at a screening of his new movie
The new movie is Elba’s directorial debut.
# Valentine's Day
Poll: Would you be into a public wedding proposal?
Dream come true or worst nightmare?
# The Late Late Show
8 of the most mortifying moments from the Valentine's Day special of the Late Late Show
This was the strangest episode any of us have seen in a while.
# Valentine's Day
Viewers loved the elderly couples discussing romance on the Valentine's Day special of the Late Late Show
These couples shared the secrets behind their 50+ year marriages.
# The Late Late Show
The audience on last night's Late Late Show went wild after Ryan Tubridy helped orchestrate a surprise proposal
Have you ever seen such a well-oiled audience on The Late Late?
# Dates
These women asked out the lads they fancy for Valentine's Day, and shared their replies on Twitter
The good, the bad and the ugly.
# you'll do
11 extremely Irish Valentine's Day cards
Irish people are renowned the world over for being romantic. We just love showering affection on people!
Voices
First Dates Ireland's Alice on dating: 'I get a little tired of the games that we play'
If you’re in a relationship Valentine’s Day can be really fun and smug. But if you’re not, here is Alice from First Dates on how to find your boo.
# giz chips
17 sure-fire ways to woo an Irish person
Romantic Ireland is NOT dead and gone.
# Valentine's Day
The Burning Question*: Do you celebrate Valentine's Day?
Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
Voices
Column: 'My mum was dying. Her heart was failing. She was bedridden until she got a new heart'
Of all the things that companies are trying to flog this Valentine’s Day, the best gift is your heart. Your actual pound-of-flesh beating heart.
# Ah here
'Public smooching is terrorism': Japanese killjoys wage war on Valentine's Day
The Revolutionary Alliance of Men that Women find Unattractive is spearheading the campaign.
# dtwo
A Dublin club is attempting to break a 'world shifting record' on Valentine's day
We’re there.
# Poll
Poll: Should you split the bill on the first date?'
An awkward interaction on First Dates has sparked the debate.